England-based former NRL player Junior Sa'u is switching codes and countries to join Washington Old Glory in America's Major League Rugby competition.
Star winger Marika Koroibete will miss the Wallabies' spring tour of Japan and the UK after staying in Australia for the birth of his third child.
Former Wallabies World Cup playmaker Christian Lealiifano is the first big name to formally commit to Moana Pasifika for their Super Rugby Pacific debut season.
All Blacks captain Sam Cane says they won't be taking the United States lightly when they meet in a Test match next week in Washington.
Aussie-born Charlie Savala, a former NRL player with the Sydney Roosters, has been selected in Scotland's training squad for their autumn rugby union series.
Wales have eight British & Irish Lions, and DR Congo-born newcomer Christ Tshiunza, in their squad for the autumn Tests, including the Wallabies Test.
Izaia Perese says he has learnt a lot from his journey, which included a drugs charge while playing in the NRL, and is grateful for another Wallabies chance.
The growth of artificial surfaces has led to a change in regulations allowing male rugby union players to wear tights or leggings.
Australia has missed out on hosting a leg of the World Rugby Sevens series because of logistical challenges associated with the coronavirus.
Japan has named 10 uncapped players in a 37-man squad to take on Australia, Ireland, Portugal and Scotland in autumn Tests.
Uruguay have qualified for the 2023 Rugby World Cup after beating the US in the qualifying round.
National Rugby League continues to ignore WA, with a new Brisbane side set to be announced as the competition expansion franchise.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie will keep tabs on Louis Lynagh after the son of former Australian great Michael was named in England's extended Test squad.
Some of Australia's brightest rugby talents have been left behind by the Europe-bound Wallabies in a move Dave Rennie thinks will have long-term benefits.
Rugby Australia have further loosened the Giteau Law after three more overseas-based players were named in the Wallabies' Spring Tour squad.
Former Queenslander Chris Feauai-Sautia has returned from a stint in France to sign with the Brumbies ahead of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific season.
The NSW Waratahs have secured the services of front-rowers Ruan Smith and Archer Holz for the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific competition.
Tonga are planning to proceed with their scheduled northern hemisphere rugby tour this month despite COVID-19 concerns and without coach Toutai Kefu.
Versatile Manly star Tevita Funa has switched codes and has signed a one-year deal with the NSW Waratahs.
Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper says he never agreed to play for the Barbarians in London, despite the invitational club announcing his selection.
The All Blacks will welcome back captain Sam Cane, among a host of returning players for their northern hemisphere tour.
Argentina players went winless in the Rugby Championship, having played for about a year with little break and still face a tour to Europe.
In-form Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi could miss the side's Spring Tour with an ankle injury sustained in Saturday's comfortable defeat of Argentina.
South Africa's Elton Jantjies has kicked a late penalty to secure a 31-29 win over New Zealand, handing the All Blacks their first Rugby Championship loss.
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