Sam Warburton is flattered to be suggested as a potential British and Irish Lions captain, but says his focus is making the squad.
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw hopes to be back playing in three or four weeks following ankle ligament damage.
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March 28 (Reuters) - New Zealand rugby fans have created an initiative to host British and Irish Lions supporters who are unable to find accommodation during their side's tour of New Zealand in June and July.
MELBOURNE, March 28 (Reuters) - Australia flyhalf Bernard Foley has suffered a new concussion setback after his long-awaited return to Super Rugby side New South Wales.
WELLINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - Former All Blacks coach Eric Watson died at the weekend, New Zealand Rugby said on Tuesday. He was 91.
SYDNEY, March 28 (Reuters) - The Australian Rugby Union has moved to refute a media report that alleged Perth-based Western Force would be cut from the embattled Super Rugby competition.
SYDNEY, March 28 (Reuters) - The Western Force have issued a strongly worded statement rejecting a media report that they are about to be axed from Super Rugby as the governing body looks to shake up the competition from as early as next year.
March 27 (Gracenote) - Fixtures from the Super Rugby matches FRIDAY, MARCH 31 FIXTURES (GMT) Highlanders v Rebels (0635) SATURDAY, APRIL 1 FIXTURES (GMT) Blues v Western Force (0415) Chiefs v Bulls (0635) Reds v Hurricanes (0845) Stormers v Cheetahs (1305) Lions v Sharks (1515) SUNDAY, APRIL 2 FIXTURES (GMT) Waratahs v Crusaders (0605)
March 27 (Gracenote) - Fixtures from the European Rugby Champions Cup Quarterfinal matches SATURDAY, APRIL 1 FIXTURES (GMT) Leinster v Wasps (1415) Munster v Toulouse (1645) SUNDAY, APRIL 2 FIXTURES (GMT) Saracens v Glasgow Warriors (1200) ASM Clermont Auvergne v Toulon (1415)
March 27 (Gracenote) - Fixtures from the European Rugby Challenge Cup Quarterfinal matches FRIDAY, MARCH 31 FIXTURES (GMT) Edinburgh Rugby v La Rochelle (1900) SATURDAY, APRIL 1 FIXTURES (GMT) Bath Rugby v Brive (1145) Gloucester Rugby v Cardiff Blues (1905) SUNDAY, APRIL 2 FIXTURES (GMT) Ospreys v Stade Francais (1645)
March 27 (Gracenote) - Fixture from the Guinness PRO12 match between Zebre and Connacht on Saturday SATURDAY, APRIL 1 FIXTURES (GMT) Zebre v Connacht (1430)
Lions fans travelling to New Zealand later this year are being offered free accommodation by local fans.
Ulster prop Rodney Ah You will appear before a disciplinary panel following his red card in the Pro12 win over the Dragons.
Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster says Johnny Sexton's game time will be managed in advance of the Lions tour.
Worcester Warriors winger Bryce Heem is banned for two matches for an aerial tackle on Willie Le Roux of Wasps.