Scotland fly-half Finn Russell has been ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations match against France due to a head injury.
Jacques Brunel has made four changes to France's starting XV, including both his half-backs, for their Test against Scotland
Scotland prop Simon Berghan feels his Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has given his game the edge he needs when he faces the French pack on Saturday.
John Mitchell is looking forward to renewing his rivalry with former house-mate Warren Gatland when England travel to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday.
Maro Itoje is "definitely" in contention to start for England against Wales on Saturday, according to defence coach John Mitchell.
Dan Biggar has returned to Wales training, while Leigh Halfpenny is also back with the squad in a further boost to preparations ahead of meeting England on Saturday.
Former New Zealand captain Sean Fitzpatrick believes England and Ireland possess the greatest threats to ending the All Blacks' dominance at the World Cup.
Worcester Warriors have announced the signing of Blues and Auckland winger/full-back Melani Nanai for next season.
Head coach Scott Robertson has signed a two-year contract extension with the Canterbury Crusaders.
Finn Russell has joined up with the Scotland squad and could still face France despite going off with a head injury playing for Racing 92 on Sunday.
Wasps have signed Italy international Matteo Minozzi from Guinness PRO14 side Zebre.
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Stuart Barnes assesses Wales' fly-half options for their Six Nations game against England, and wonders whether Chris Boyd is a Bob Dylan fan.
Joe Cokanasiga could be unleashed off the bench for England in Saturday's Six Nations clash with Wales, after Chris Ashton was ruled out.
Finn Russell is a major doubt for Scotland's Six Nations match against France after he was taken off during Racing 92's defeat by Toulouse.
England winger Chris Ashton will miss Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales due to a minor calf strain.
Julian Savea is "no longer welcome at Toulon" and free to leave the Top 14 giants, says club president Mourad Boudjellal.
Wales hooker Ken Owen says they will detach themselves from the "fun" and "hype" ahead of Saturday's Six Nations meeting with England.
Kyle Sinckler insists his combustible reputation is undeserved but has vowed to
continue bringing a combative edge to England's front row.
Northampton's Dan Biggar is expected to be available for Wales' showdown with England, despite suffering an injury against Sale.
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