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The return of fly-half Jack Carty is one of five Connacht changes for their crucial Champions Cup game against Toulouse.
Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Ospreys in Saturday's European Challenge Cup fixture at Kingston Park (17:00 GMT).
Team news as Worcester host Enisei-STM in Saturday's final European Challenge Cup pool game at Sixways (14:00 GMT).
England head coach Eddie Jones believes modern players are too 'sheltered' - causing a potential leadership drought in the national team in future.
Team news as Leicester Tigers host Glasgow Warriors in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Welford Road (17:30 GMT).
Glasgow Warriors are to offer a contract to Scotland centre Huw Jones as the club also pursues a deal for Bath fly-half Adam Hastings.
Scotland's first full-time female professional Jade Konkel is in Scotland Women's Six Nations squad after returning from injury.
Scotland suffer a Six Nations blow as prop WP Nel is ruled out of the campaign because of a neck injury.
Leicester Tigers players have let themselves down and must take responsibility for their poor form, says lock Ed Slater.
Exeter's teenage scrum-half Jack Maunder says he is adapting well to the pace of top-flight rugby.
Team news as Montpellier host Northampton Saints in Friday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at the Altrad Stadium (19:45 GMT).
England name three uncapped players in their Six Nations squad and also recall Maro Itoje and James Haskell after injury.
Eighteen-year-old James Botham and Elliot Frewen earn Wales Sevens call-ups for the World Rugby series in Wellington.
Cardiff Blues sign South Africa lock Franco van der Merwe after three seasons with Ulster.
New tackle laws may restrict opportunities for Pacific Island rugby players, according to former Samoa captain Dan Leo.
Sale Sharks sack winger Tom Arscott after he leaks confidential team information to Bristol before their Premiership game.
Edinburgh make six changes for Friday's Challenge Cup meeting with Timisoara Saracens as the hosts move to new home Myreside.
Leinster make three changes to their starting team for Friday's European Champions Cup game against Castres.
Leicester Tigers are keen on signing France international centre Maxime Mermoz on a deal until the end of the season.
Follow all the action from the 2017 Six Nations Championship on BBC television, radio and online - including seven games live on TV.