World champions New Zealand and first-time opponents Georgia will feature on Wales' 2017 autumn Test schedule.
Ireland international prop Mike Ross has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of this season.
England prop Ellis Genge has agreed a new contract with Aviva Premiership club Leicester.
Aberdeen Grammar's long-suffering supporters were finally given a treat to take into the close season after their team turned in its most convincing performance the campaign.
Billy Burns scored all of Gloucester's points as they claimed their place in the European Challenge Cup final with a tense 16-14 victory at La Rochelle.
Warren Gatland expects that his British and Irish Lions players will observe a self-imposed 1am curfew in New Zealand but will allow them to continue drinking in the hotel bar upon their return.
Mark McCall hailed Saracens' "extraordinary" defence as they swept aside Munster 26-10 at the Aviva Stadium to reach the Champions Cup final.
Aberdeen Grammar and Aberdeenshire rugby clubs are in advanced talks to form a partnership for the start of next season in a groundbreaking move.
Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie has defended Eddie Jones' decision to select New Zealand born-wing Denny Solomona despite the union lobbying to extend the residency rule to five years.
Saracens boss Mark McCall believes that Saturday's European Champions Cup semi-final showdown against Munster will "bring out the best" in his players.
Eddie Jones insists England's summer tour will offer a true gauge of Denny Solomona's quality after naming the rugby league convert in his squad bound for Argentina.
Sam Warburton has described his British and Irish Lions colleague Ross Moriarty as Wales' "stand-out player" since the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Eddie Jones used his own example to explain why he has no concerns over Denny Solomona's desire to play for England.
Jonathan Joseph was included in the British and Irish Lions squad bound for New Zealand after Warren Gatland decided a player who has caused Wales so much torment on his watch could not be overlooked.
Stuart Hogg is determined to show how far he has come by securing a Test cap on his second British and Irish Lions tour after being named as one of two Scots bound for New Zealand.
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young was "mystified" by lock Joe Launchbury's omission from the British and Lions squad for this summer's tour of New Zealand.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland claims a Scottish influence in his selection panel would have made no difference to his squad.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has named his squad for the tour to New Zealand this summer.
Dylan Hartley is set to lead England to Argentina in June after being overlooked for the British and Irish Lions' tour to New Zealand.
Warren Gatland on Wednesday ended weeks of speculation by naming his squad for this summer's British and Irish Lions tour.
Stuart Hogg and Tommy Seymour have been selected for the British Lions squad for their upcoming tour of New Zealand.
Sam Warburton will join England World Cup winner Martin Johnson as a record two-time British and Irish Lions captain this summer.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will have his players watching films and taking part in choir practice to prepare them culturally for this summer's tour to New Zealand.
Warren Gatland would be plumping for experience as a priority criteria if he picks Jamie Roberts in his Lions squad, according to Ugo Monye.
Six Nations champions England look set to provide more than a third of the 2017 British and Irish Lions squad - but reports suggest Dylan Hartley is a certain absentee.
Sam Warburton looks set to join England World Cup winner Martin Johnson as a two-time British and Irish Lions captain in New Zealand this summer.
Glasgow Warriors have announced that Brian Alainu'uese has signed a new two-year contract which takes him up until at least May 2019, subject to him being granted a visa.
Harlequins fly-half Nick Evans is to retire from rugby at the end of this season.
New head coach Matt O'Connor said Leicester Tigers' scrum-half Ben Youngs should "definitely" go on the British Lions' tour of New Zealand after his superb performance in the 30-3 Aviva Premiership victory at home to Newcastle Falcons.
Bath's Aviva Premiership play-off hopes suffered a severe setback at Sixways as Worcester scored three second-half tries to leave them floundering.
England forwards Jamie George and George Kruis can both put down British and Irish Lions selection markers when Saracens tackle their Aviva Premiership rivals Northampton on Sunday.
Exeter surged closer to an Aviva Premiership semi-final at Sandy Park with a 39-26 victory over Harlequins, but director of rugby Rob Baxter insisted he would be happy to face Saracens home or away.