Ireland could become the second team to reach the summit of the World Rugby rankings in as many weeks if they beat England at Twickenham on Saturday.
All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett has signed a four-year extension which will see him stay in New Zealand until 2023 while also moving to the Blues.
The All Blacks’ official jersey for the World Cup in Japan was unveiled on Monday.
The Vodacom Bulls will have the opportunity to make history when they face the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Australia kicked hosts Argentina out of the race for the U20 Championship with a 34-13 semi-final win, while Wales and England will contest the fifth-place final.
New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has announced he will stand down at the end of this year, bringing an end to his 12-year term in the role.
Check out New Zealand performing the haka ahead of their first game at the U20 Championship in Argentina.
Fiji capped off a fine weekend by claiming the Paris Sevens title after beating New Zealand 35-24 in the final on Sunday.
Fiji beat Australia 43-7 to win the Cup final at the London Sevens, while the Blitzboks ensured that they will automatically qualify for the Olympics despite a disappointing finish on Sunday.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up some of the interesting snippets of news making headlines around the world.