Warren Gatland has been named UK coach of the year and high-performance coach of the year.
New Zealand have dominated the International Rugby Board awards with Kieran Read being crowned player of the year.
The Rugby Football Union has appointed Scott Drawer as athletic performance manager in a role that begins in February next year.
Head coach Richard Cockerill is expecting Montpellier to provide a stern test of Leicester's Heineken Cup credentials this weekend.
Scotland winger Sean Lamont did not suffer a fractured ankle during Glasgow's win at Ospreys, his club have confirmed.
Worcester back row Richard De Carpentier has been charged following an incident involving Northampton flanker Calum Clark.
England fly-half Toby Flood is relishing the chance to tour New Zealand in the summer of 2014.
Former England prop Andrew Sheridan could be forced to retire due to a neck injury, according to Toulon coach Bernard Laporte.
Former Wales rugby union international Gareth Thomas has backed Tom Daley's decision to come out.
Racing Metro have confirmed the signing of Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips on a two-and-a-half year deal.
Wasps winger Christian Wade could be out for up to six months after injuring his foot during last weekend's 19-12 win at London Irish.
England will probably be without a host of top players for the first Test with New Zealand in June.