Apr 30, 2016: The Brumbies' chances of playing in this year's Super Rugby finals are slowly slipping away after going down to the defending champion Highlanders 23-10.
Apr 30, 2016: Melbourne coach Tony McGahan says the Rebels' loss to the Blues is indicative of the patchy form of Australian teams compared to the New Zealand sides.
Apr 30, 2016: Melbourne returned to their bad old ways on Saturday, with flimsy defence handing the Blues a 36-30 win in their clash in Auckland.
Apr 30, 2016: Don't fear failure. It's the new motto of the Western Force, and hopes are high it will help the team salvage something out of their train-wreck Super Rugby season.
Apr 29, 2016: Defending champions Glasgow secured a second sweeping win over Zebre in three weeks to guarantee a Guinness PRO12 play-off berth, while Connacht lost at Treviso.
Apr 29, 2016: Stand-in fly-half Greig Laidlaw kicked Gloucester to their first Aviva Premiership triumph at Sale since 2001 following a 12-11 victory at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Apr 29, 2016: Rob Andrew will step down from his role as the RFU's director of professional rugby, it was confirmed on Friday.
Apr 29, 2016: London Irish's unbroken 20-year membership of the English rugby elite will effectively end if they are beaten by Harlequins on Sunday.
Apr 29, 2016: The Western Force's losing streak extended to seven matches after copping a 42-20 hiding from the Bulls in Friday night's Super Rugby clash at nib Stadium in Perth.
Apr 29, 2016: Wales centre Scott Williams will make his first appearance for seven months when the Scarlets take on Newport Gwent Dragons at the Millennium Stadium.
Apr 29, 2016: Eddie Jones has urged his England players to dominate next year's British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.
Apr 29, 2016: The Chiefs have clung on to edge out the Sharks 24-22 in New Plymouth on Friday night to stay top of the Super Rugby table.
Apr 28, 2016: Championship title contenders Bristol, Yorkshire Carnegie and Doncaster have all met minimum standards criteria to play in the Aviva Premiership next season.
Apr 28, 2016: Wales international Harry Robinson says he is "utterly devastated" after being forced to retire from rugby because of injury.
Apr 28, 2016: Neal Hatley has been confirmed as England's new scrum coach.
Apr 28, 2016: Welsh rugby player Adam Scanlon has been suspended from all sport for two years following an anti-doping violation.
Apr 28, 2016: Saracens legend Jacques Burger will retire from rugby after Sunday's game against Newcastle Falcons.
Apr 28, 2016: Fiji Sevens coach Ben Ryan has bolstered his squad for the Paris 7s with five 15-a-side players as he continues to prepare for the Rio Olympics.
Apr 28, 2016: Northampton Saints are hopeful Dylan Hartley will play for them before the end of the season.
Apr 28, 2016: Sam Warburton has backed Wales coach Warren Gatland to lead the British & Irish Lions but has raised the possibility of Ireland coach Joe Schmidt and Scotland boss Vern Cotter joining him.