English Premiership clubs have reluctantly accepted World Rugby’s plan to hold extra Test matches – including the Rugby Championship – during December.
Stade Français have confirmed the signing of South African lock Gerbrandt Grobler from Gloucester on a two-year deal.
The Springboks’ newly appointed head of athletic performance Andy Edwards has opened up about his shock move away from Saracens to join the South African team’s backroom staff.
Jamie George and Maro Itoje have paid tribute to outgoing Saracens assistant coach Andy Edwards, who will take up a role within the Springboks’ coaching set-up.
Omar Mouneimne has joined the Bristol Bears as defence coach with immediate effect, following his departure from Premiership rivals the Worcester Warriors.
English Premiership clubs have been permitted to resume close- contact training next week ahead of the planned resumption of the 2019-20 season in August.
English third-division club Birmingham Moseley have confirmed the signing of former Springbok and Cheetahs player Ashley Johnson.
Gloucester are set to open court proceedings against the Sale Sharks over the irregular signing of Springbok centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg.
All the players of English club the Sale Sharks have agreed to take permanent pay cuts to help the club through the Covid-19 pandemic.
The row between English Premiership clubs and the Rugby Players’ Association over the reduced salary cap has escalated dramatically over the past 24 hours.