Saracens agree a deal to sign flanker Calum Clark from fellow Premiership side Northampton Saints this summer.
Worcester Warriors sign Northampton Saints loosehead prop Ethan Waller for the 2017-18 season.
LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Lock Alun Wyn Jones was named as the new Wales rugby union captain on Tuesday, taking over for the Six Nations from flanker Sam Warburton who filled the role for six years.
Lock Alun Wyn Jones takes over from Sam Warburton as Wales captain for the 2017 Six Nations.
Scotland's back row selection options are one of the more complex headaches faced by Vern Cotter. Do we need a 7 at 7, or indeed a 6 at 7, or a ball-carrying 8? Iain Hay takes a look at the numbers. The post The Battle for the Back-Row appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Jan 17 (Reuters) - The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is investigating a complaint by Sale Sharks that one of their players leaked confidential team information to Bristol Rugby prior to their Premiership clash this month.
England winger Jack Nowell has the ability to be selected for the British and Irish Lions, says Exeter head coach Rob Baxter.
Wales boss Rob Howley should be bold in his 2017 Six Nations selection, says ex-Wales and Lions wing Dafydd James.
Fly-half Dan Jones signs a contract extension that will keep him at Scarlets for what the region describe as "the next few years".
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - England rugby coach Eddie Jones said on Monday he is confident Dylan Hartley will be ready to captain the side when the Six Nations kicks off early next month.
England head coach Eddie Jones believes Dylan Hartley will be fit to captain England in the Six Nations after his six-week ban.
The RFU confirm they are investigating a complaint from Sale over a leak of team information before a game with Bristol.
Scrum-half Lloyd Williams says Sam Warburton will be integral to Wales in the Six Nations whether or not he is captain.
Edinburgh hope to retain Scotland prop WP Nel, and expect to decide on coach Duncan Hodge's future by the end of the season.
Sale boss Steve Diamond criticises the officiating in their loss at Toulon after Kieran Longbottom's yellow card.
Jan 16 (Gracenote) - Fixtures from the European Rugby Challenge Cup Group Stage matches FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 FIXTURES (GMT) Edinburgh Rugby v Timisoara Saracens (1935) SATURDAY, JANUARY 21 FIXTURES (GMT) Brive v Newport Gwent Dragons (1400) Worcester...Show More Summary