Justin Tipuric has committed his future to Ospreys by signing a new three-year contract with the club.
In his final column of 2014, Stuart Barnes looks at why relegation and promotion are vital for growth and development.
Devin Toner has signed a new two-year deal with the IRFU that will see him remain at Leinster until the summer of 2017.
Cardiff Blues lock Teofilo Paulo and Scarlets forward Joe Snyman have been cited for foul play.
Newport Gwent Dragons must wait to see if Taulupe Faletau will be fit to face Cardiff Blues after he was injured against Zebre.
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Ospreys went to the top of the Guinness PRO12 after a 31-20 bonus-point win over Ulster at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Glasgow Warriors secured a vitally important win against Irish side Munster in the PRO12 on Saturday.
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