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Gregor Townsend's first match as Scotland head coach will be against Italy in Singapore, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced.
The Springboks have appointed Brendan Venter as their new defence coach.
The Scottish Rugby Union has hit back at the Rugby Football Union's wish to shorten the Six Nations to a six-week tournament.
England are Six Nations champions again, Italy have the wooden spoon again. It's all so 2016. So what did we learn from the 2017 championship? ESPN's writers cast their eye over every nation.
Owen Farrell, Joe Launchbury and Maro Itoje have been named on the 12-strong shortlist for this season's Six Nations player of the championship.
Now that the curtain has come down on the 2017 Six Nations, ESPN's rugby writers Tom Hamilton and Martyn Thomas hand out their awards from player of the tournament to biggest disappointment.
So how will we remember the 2017 Six Nations? Perhaps for proof that Eddie Jones's England were exceptional rather than invincible and welcome signs of life from France and Scotland.
The Vern Cotter era in Scottish rugby ended in celebratory fashion as they thumped Italy at Murrayfield.
Vern Cotter takes charge of his final game as Scotland head coach as Italy visit Edinburgh to kick off Super Saturday.
All the key stats and team news ahead of the fifth round of the Women's Six Nations as both England face Ireland, with a Grand Slam on the line for the winner.
Scottish-born lock George Biagi has been named in the Italy side as one of four changes to Conor O'Shea's starting line-up for the Azzurri's final 2017 RBS 6 Nations match at Murrayfield.
Irvine-born Italian lock Georgie Biagi will start in the second-row against his country of birth in the final round of the Six Nations on Saturday.
England are closing in on a second successive Six Nations Grand Slam, but history shows it is far from a certainty.
Scotland may have been thrashed by England and face a farewell match for coach Vern Cotter, but coach Jonathan Humphreys has told them to focus on Italy.
France have consigned Italy to another wooden spoon in the Six Nations after a crushing 40-18 win at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Will Conor O'Shea join the elite list of Italian coaches who have masterminded a victory over the French? Saturday's Six Nations clash in Rome will tell us a lot about both sides.
All the key stats and team news ahead of the fourth round of the Women's Six Nations.
Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has made three changes for the Six Nations visit of France this Saturday, with Carlo Canna coming in for the injured Tommaso Allan at fly-half.
It's been almost 20 years since the Azzurri stunned France in one of the great moments in Italian rugby history -- but that it ranks quite so high is perhaps a disappointment writes Huw Richards.
The top ten overall performers in this year's Fantasy competition will be on parade in games at Cardiff and Twickenham in the penultimate round of this year's Six Nations.
Dylan Hartley is considering swapping the Bible for rugby's law book after accepting responsibility for England's slow reaction to Italy's tactics at Twickenham on Sunday.
Forwards coach Steve Borthwick insists England will be a better team for the experience of facing Italy's controversial tactics at Twickenham on Sunday.
Italy look set to be without fly-half Tommaso Allan for the rest of the Six Nations after he suffered a dislocated shoulder against England.
Sir Clive Woodward has called for the anti-rucking law to be changed while World Rugby boss Bill Beaumont will meet referees' manager Alain Rolland to discuss the ruckless tactic.
Eddie Jones insists Scotland will arrive at Twickenham for their Six Nations clash with England burdened by expectation.