Sale and England fly-half Danny Cipriani says he would be open to extending his contract, which expires next summer.
London Welsh complete their 24th new signing of the summer with the arrival of forward James Down from Cardiff Blues.
Glasgow Warriors agree a deal with South African Rossouw de Klerk, the club's third prop recruited this summer.
France internationals Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser are attacked by a gang armed with machetes.
Flanker Magnus Lund rejoins Sale Sharks from Biarritz, six years after moving to France from the Premiership side.
Ex-Wales scrum-half Dwayne Peel is named as Bristol's first-team captain for his debut season with the Championship club.
Tonga prop Ofa Fainga'anuku hopes getting Worcester back into the Premiership will help him win a 2015 World Cup place.
London Irish appoint former Ireland assistant coach Mark Tainton as their new skills and kicking coach.
New Zealand are set to play a historic Test match in Samoa in 2015, their first official visit to the Pacific Islands.
Forwards coach Wayne Pivac is tipped to become Scarlets head coach after the departure of Simon Easterby.
Leonardo Ghiraldini says ex-Leicester men Alex Moreno and Martin Castrogiovanni helped convince him to join Tigers.
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