The Wallabies have been shaken by a phone snatch in Johannesburg ahead of their Springboks clash but Jordan Uelese says it will make them a tighter group.
Cronulla coach John Morris says a call for Josh Dugan to retire is harsh and that he's only missed one NRL match this season through injury.
Parramatta forward Tepai Moeroa will switch from the NRL club's front pack to the NSW Waratah's backline when he changes rugby codes next season.
Fiji shape as enormous pool threats to Australia at the Rugby World Cup after crushing a strong Maori All Blacks side 27-10 in Suva.
Sam Cane continues his successful return from a broken neck when he leads the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship opener with Argentina in Buenos Aires.
Wallabies vice-captain Will Genia is one of just 10 players to have represented Australia 100 times and will retire from Test rugby after the World Cup.
Star playmaker Beauden Barrett will stay in New Zealand for four more years but is leaving the Hurricanes to play his Super Rugby for the Blues.
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus admits he may "split" his team's resources ahead of the clash with Australia in the Rugby Championship.
Veteran Wallabies halfback Will Genia and former five-eighth Quade Cooper will join Japanese club Kintetsu Liners after this year's World Cup.
A third member of South Africa's inaugural rugby World Cup-winning squad in 1995 has died after winger James Small suffered a heart attack.
On the back of his third-straight Super Rugby title, Scott Robertson has been granted an interview to be the next All Blacks coach.
James O'Connor is to join the Wallabies squad in South Africa as a train-on player as he continues to negotiate a deal with the Queensland Reds.
The Wallabies have headed to South Africa in preparation for the first of the five Tests they will play before the World Cup in Japan.
They were beaten by the Crusaders in the Super Rugby final but the Jaguares believe they've given the sport a monumental boost in Argentina.
Ten titles is just the start for the Crusaders, who believe the loss of big-name players and coaches won't quell their hunger for more Super Rugby glory.
The Crusaders have taken their opportunities better than the Jaguares to win a tense Super Rugby final 19-3 in Christchurch and bag a 10th title.
Providing a distraction for the people of terror-hit Christchurch remains a driving point for the Crusaders on the eve of the Super Rugby final.
Sensational Crusaders winger Sevu Reece has signed a Super Rugby contract extension on the same day Steve Hansen defended his selection in the All Blacks.