Northampton forward Phil Dowson challenges his team-mates to match the ruthless attitude of rivals Leicester and Saracens.
Scotland fly-half Ruaridh Jackson is ending his six-year stay at Glasgow Warriors to join London Wasps.
Newport Gwent Dragons wing Tom Prydie and centre Ashley Smith sign three-year contract extensions.
Cory Allen has a better all-round game than 58-cap Wales centre Jamie Roberts, says pundit Jonathan Davies.
With 100 days to go before the Women's Rugby World Cup kicks off in France, tickets for the pool stages have gone on sale today.
Wales unveil a squad for the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 featuring 10 players who reached a first final last year.
Favourites Japan will sit out the opening round of the Asian 5 Nations 2014, the final stage of Asian qualification for RWC 2015.
Blues fly half Simon Hickey will captain New Zealand Under 20s on home soil at the IRB Junior World Championship in June.
Bath head coach Mike Ford tells BBC Points West he tried to keep Worcester-bound Tom Biggs but the club were unable to rearrange their budget for next season.
London Wasps agree the signing of Italy prop Lorenzo Cittadini, who has 32 caps, from Benetton Treviso for next season.
Exeter Chiefs forward James Hanks is forced to retire at the age of 29 after failing to recover from a neck injury.
Worcester Warriors agree a deal to sign England Saxons winger Tom Biggs from Premiership rivals Bath in the summer.
Paraguayan National Olympic Committee President Camilo Perez believes Rugby has great potential to grow in the country.
Geraint John recalls Kleeberger, Kay, Fuailefau, Braid and Maguire to Canada's Sevens squad for final two rounds of HSBC Sevens World Series
South Africa unveil their squad for the IRB Junior World Championship with a number of players with Super Rugby experience selected.
Fiji head coach Ben Ryan has named his squad of 12 for the final two rounds of the HSBC Sevens World Series.
Total Rugby TV this week features James O'Connor, rugby in Germany and Panama, Alistair Murdoch and Dan Carter.
Glasgow and Edinburgh Rugby meet this Saturday with the gulf between the two growing, writes BBC Scotland's Tom English
Ryan Wilson and James Eddie extend their contracts as Glasgow Warriors re-sign four back-row men within a week.
Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick is released from a Glasgow hospital after treatment for an irregular heartbeat.