Clermont Auvergne have confirmed New Zealand winger Zac Guildford is leaving the club after just one season because of homesickness.
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer has admitted he is so short of locks he would struggle to field a team right now.
A compensation claim by a woman at the centre of the Kurtley Beale texting affair has been settled out of court.
New Zealand back-row star Jerome Kaino faces up to two months on the sidelines after suffering a compound fracture to a finger.
New Zealand Rugby chiefs have no plans to emulate Australia and relax eligibility rules so overseas-based players can represent the All Blacks.
Aaron Cruden admits his chances of playing at this year’s World Cup are slim but has certainly not given up hope.
Aaron Cruden is almost certain to miss the World Cup after rupturing knee ligaments in a Super Rugby match over the weekend.
Fly-half Colin Slade has become the latest New Zealand player to leave for France, having signed for newly-promoted Top 14 side Pau.
Jean de Villiers joined the Extra Time team to chat about his injury, his Super Rugby team and his World Cup ambitions.
Stephen Larkham and Nathan Grey have been named assistant Australia coaches under Michael Cheika.
Former Australia coach Robbie Deans will take charge of the Barbarians for their matches against Ireland and an England XV in May.
Toulon prop Carl Hayman will retire at the end of the season – but he is hoping his swansong will be the World Cup.
Australia scrum-half Nick Phipps has signed a two-year contract extension with the Australian Rugby Union.
Steve Hansen has been reappointed New Zealand head coach to the end of 2017 regardless of World Cup results next year.
Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has signed a contract extension with the Australian Rugby Union until the end of 2015.
South Africa captain Jean de Villiers may be out of action for eight months and is a doubt for next year's World Cup.
South Africa's Jean de Villiers is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after dislocating his knee against Wales.
England seized the psychological advantage ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup with a 26-17 triumph over Australia.
Australia captain Michael Hooper admitted the Wallabies had no answer for England’s pack as they slipped to a 26-17 defeat.
Wales ended their 15 year wait for victory against South Africa with a 12-6 triumph over the Springboks on Saturday.