Team news for Friday's Guinness Pro12 derby between Leinster and Connacht at the RDS.
Team news for Friday's Pro12 clash between Cardiff Blues and Scarlets at the Cardiff Arms Park.
Wales powerhouse George North says his overseas-based team-mates are 'relieved' at the new dual contracts system.
Jimmy Gopperth is in talks with Wasps and will leave Leinster next year, according to one of the Irish club's coaches.
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate has become the second player to sign a National Dual Contract and will join Ospreys immediately.
Ireland international Darren Cave has re-signed with Ulster on a new three-year contract.
Ospreys winger Jeff Hassler faces up to five months on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury
Josh Strauss and Leone Nakarawa have signed new deals tying them to Glasgow Warriors until 2017.
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