Owen Franks has re-signed with the All Blacks and Crusaders until 2019.
The world champions scored some cracking tries last year. Which of these was the best?
Morné Steyn has indicated that his Springbok-playing days are over.
South African-born Scott Spedding will remain eligible to play for France, but indications suggest that other 'foreign' players will not be able to follow suit going forward.
Utility back Johan Goosen has been linked with a move to Gloucester less than a week after it came to light that he had retired.
All Blacks and Crusaders captain Kieran Read has been ruled out for up to four months with a wrist injury.
Springbok and Racing 92 utility back Johan Goosen has retired from professional rugby.
Beauden and Jordie Barrett walked away with two awards each at the annual New Zealand Rugby Union awards ceremony in Auckland on Thursday.
The New Zealand Rugby Union have announced a big pay rise for its players after agreeing to a collective employment deal with the Players' Association.
Scotland v Ireland
England v France
Italy v Wales
Italy v Ireland
The make-up of the South African squads that will compete in the Africa 1 and Africa 2 conferences in 2017.
The make-up of the squads that will compete in the New Zealand conference in 2017.
The make-up of the squads that will compete in the Australian conference in 2017.
Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's Test match, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.
World Rugby chats with USA coach John Mitchell as part of its #MondayMotivation series.View all videos