Wales captain Sam Warburton is facing at least four weeks on the sidelines with an ankle injury.
Welsh scrumhalf Mike Phillips has announced his retirement from international rugby.
All Black flyhalf Dan Carter looked relaxed at his first training session with his new Racing 92 team-mates.
There were no positive tests record at this year's Rugby World Cup in England.
Prince Harry's charity work has taken him to Durban where he met the Sharks squad and a group of energetic youngsters.
New England coach Eddie Jones will be prevented from making wholesale squad changes.
The Western Province Rugby Football Union is unlikely to vote in favour of Heyneke Meyer staying on as Springbok coach.
Australian Super Rugby franchise, the Brumbies, have revealed their 2016 Super Rugby jersey.
Francois Uys, who captained the Cheetahs in 2015, has been released to play club rugby in Japan for a few months.
Thelo Wakefield will remain president of the Western Province Rugby Football Union after he was re-elected unopposed.
Blitzboks star Werner Kok is expecting to have a target on his back at this weekend's Sevens World Series opener in Dubai.
Powerhouse Fijian wing Nemani Nadolo says he will move to French club Montpellier after finishing the 2016 Super Rugby season.
After sharing their grief with an entire nation for almost two weeks, All Black Jonah Lomu's family have said their last goodbyes.
France international flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc says he is interested in moving to Super Rugby.