Ireland and Leinster prop Mike Ross will retire from rugby at the end of this season after winning 61 international caps.
Worcester Warriors add former mixed martial arts fighter and ex-Edinburgh coach Omar Mouneimne to their backroom staff.
Premiership Rugby is investigating the possibility of introducing South African teams into the Anglo-Welsh Cup.
Sale Sharks winger Denny Solomona hopes to tap into the knowledge of England's senior players after his first call-up.
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Sale Sharks winger says how the first time he knew about his call-up to the England squad was in a text from his mum.
Former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott says Warren Gatland got his selections right and the squad is good enough to beat New Zealand.
With the 2017 British and Irish Lions squad to be announced on Wednesday, Tom Fordyce picks out six inspired selections from years gone by.
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