England and Harlequins prop Joe Marler is banned for two weeks after being found guilty of kicking a player in the head.
Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield is to retire from rugby at the end of the season - less than a year after switching codes from league to union.
London Irish second row Nic Rouse is forced to retire from professional rugby due to a shoulder injury.
Glasgow's Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa will leave the club a year before the end of his contract to join a French club next season.
London Irish scrum-half Scott Steele would swap Premiership starts for wins in a season of conflicting fortunes.
Italy prop Martin Castrogiovanni is suspended by his club after he was pictured in Las Vegas last weekend.
Ulster winger Tommy Bowe will miss Saturday's key Pro12 game against Leinster after suffering a reaction to his knee injury.
Bedford Blues confirm captain Nick Fenton-Wells is to join Championship rivals Bristol at the end of the season.
Glasgow Warriors back-row James Eddie announces his retirement from rugby with immediate effect.
Team news and preview for Saturday's Pro12 Welsh derby at the Principality Stadium.
Munster assistant coach Ian Costello is named head coach of Championship side Nottingham on two-year deal.
Wales second row Dominic Day is to leave Premiership club Bath at the end of the season to move to Japan.
England are capable of completing a 3-0 whitewash over Australia this summer, says Wallabies great Michael Lynagh.
England internationals Owen Farrell and Joe Marler are among three players cited for foul play in weekend matches.
South Africa's sports minister bans five of the country's sport federations from bidding for major international events for at least a year.
Wingers Rory Hughes and Junior Bulumakau sign new one-year contracts with Glasgow Warriors.
Ben Youngs says failing to reach the European Champions Cup final could help in Leicester's quest for Premiership glory.
Front row Darren Dawidiuk signs a new contract with Premiership club Gloucester, who he has played for since 2009.
Kingsley Jones is proud of Dragons' display in defeat at Montpellier, but believes they have a Challenge Cup lesson to learn.
Leicester Tigers will look to reach their first European Cup final since 2009 when they meet French side Racing 92 on Sunday.