Former New Zealand international Jerry Collins dies in a car crash in France, says New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The team from Scottish Rugby Blog Towers takes a look at the runners and riders in Vern Cotter's extended Scotland squad to see who's likely to make it to the World Cup...
With Vern Cotter naming a World Cup training squad of 46 players, Tom English predicts who will make Scotland's final 31.
Premiership champions Saracens announce that Heath Harvey will replace Edward Griffiths as the club's new CEO.
Gloucester are docked two 2014-15 points for fielding an ineligible player, Mariano Galarza, against Sale in March.
Leicester Tigers sign Exeter Chiefs hooker Greg Bateman and former New Zealand Under 20s scrum-half Jono Kitto.
Cardiff Blues chief executive Richard Holland says they have drawn up a five-man shortlist for the vacant head coach's role.
Prop Euan Murray joins French Top 14 newcomers Pau after leaving Glasgow and ending his Scotland career.
Wales centre Jonathan Davies is disappointed to be missing the World Cup but says he could not risk his knee injury.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international rugby after the World Cup - while he is also set to leave Munster.
Worcester scrum-half JB Bruzulier says the character they showed in their play-off final win augurs well for next season.
Bath Rugby managing director Tarquin McDonald says the club are ready to win a trophy after their Premiership final disappointment.
John Barclay and South Africa-born duo Josh Strauss and WP Nel are included in Scotland's World Cup training squad.
Guess who's back...
England are waiting for more details to emerge before commenting on the arrest of fly-half Danny Cipriani.
Full-back Mathew Tait signs a new contract with Leicester Tigers, after backing out of a deal to join French side Bayonne.
Banned England hooker Dylan Hartley is "gutted" to be missing the World Cup but denies he will quit international rugby.
Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde says the 2015 Rugby World Cup training squad is "stronger" than the 2011 group.
England fly-half Danny Cipriani is arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following a car crash in west London on Monday morning.
As Wales name their 47-man World Cup training squad, BBC Wales rugby correspondent Gareth Charles looks at the players to watch.