Wasps have confirmed the signing of Scotland fly-half Ruaridh Jackson from Glasgow Warriors for next season.
The Vunipola brothers are eyeing revenge when Saracens play Clermont in their Heineken Cup semi-final this weekend, but know it will be tough.
Toulon have confirmed that Jonny Wilkinson and Bryan Habana have been passed fit to face Munster in their Heineken Cup semi-final in Marseille on Sunday.
Newport Gwent Dragons have confirmed that wing Tom Prydie and centre Ashley Smith have signed new contract extensions.
London Wasps have announced the signing of Italian tight head Lorenzo Cittadini, who will join ahead of next season.
Clermont centre and skipper Aur?en Rougerie is an injury doubt for Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final clash with Saracens at Twickenham.
Exeter Chiefs lock James Hanks has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect.
Former Australia boss Robbie Deans has been appointed head coach of Japanese champions Panasonic Wild Knights.
Bath winger Tom Biggs will join Worcester at the end of the season.
Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick will face further precautionary tests in Belfast after treatment in Glasgow for an irregular heartbeat.
Munster's South Africa-born flanker CJ Stander qualifying for Ireland through residency is a "loss" to the Springboks, admits Bryan Habana.
Former New Zealand captain Benji Marshall is seeking a return to rugby league after struggling to adapt to his switch of codes.