Ospreys join Cardiff Blues in monitoring Leigh Halfpenny after Toulon president raises questions over the player's contract.
Ruan Pienaar's prospects of playing in Ulster's opening European games next month look to have improved.
Lock Andrew Coombs is banned for three weeks after a stamping incident during Dragons' 17-15 Pro12 defeat by Ospreys.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal is not ruling out terminating Leigh Halfpenny's contract over injury worries.
The Premiership salary cap is set to rise from its current £5m limit, with clubs allowed two overseas marquee players.
Scrum-half Ben Youngs says captaining Leicester Tigers is an "easy" job in a side packed with leadership quality.
Wasps boss Dai Young says James Haskell has vindicated the decision to appoint him as skipper this season.
Neil Jenkins says Ospreys new signing De Kock Steenkamp needs to settle in at his region before thinking of playing for Wales.
Ex Wales captain Gwyn Jones says WRU chairman David Pickering lost his job due to protest votes by member clubs
Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards absolves Juan Pablo Socino of blame for Sunday's 20-18 defeat by London Irish.
Ex-Wales flanker Richard Webster uses crutches for the marathon leg of the Ironman Wales triathlon in Pembrokeshire.
Head coach Warren Gatland says some players based abroad have indicated they want to return to Wales.
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