Ellis Jenkins will require surgery after sustaining a "significant knee injury" against South Africa earlier this month, his club Cardiff Blues have confirmed.
Wales' record cap-holder Gethin Jenkins will retire from rugby after Cardiff Blues' PRO14 clash with Zebre this weekend.
Ulster have reached an agreement with Scottish Rugby for Dan McFarland to begin as their head coach from Monday after he was released from his contract.
Sam Warburton's career was far too short, but as he draws a line under a bruising nine-year spell, his legacy in the game rivals any in the northern hemisphere and in the British & Irish Lions' fine history.
Cardiff Blues have signed U.S. rugby international Samu Manoa from Toulon.
Danny Wilson has pulled out of a planned move to become Wasps' forwards coach to become Gregor Townsend's Scotland staff.
Rugby union displayed its best side in Bilbao over the weekend, as a 61-point thriller of a Challenge Cup final was followed by a tense, nerve-shredding Champions Cup showpiece.
Fullback Gareth Anscombe's late penalty secured a thrilling 31-30 win against Gloucester in the European Challenge Cup final in Bilbao.
Gareth Anscombe struck a nerveless 80th-minute penalty that gave the Cardiff Blues a 31-30 victory over Gloucester in the Challenge Cup final in Bilbao.
All eyes are on Bilbao this weekend as Leinster, Racing 92, the Cardiff Blues and Gloucester contest this season's European finals.
Ellis Jenkins and Cory Hill will co-captain an experimental Wales squad on their summer tour of the United States and Argentina.
Following a sun-drenched Saturday of action we now know the make-up of the playoff picture in France and the PRO14 and Aviva Premiership semifinal lineups.
The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.
Dan Biggar bowed out of Welsh regional rugby on a high as he scored 21 points and slotted the match-winning drop goal as the Ospreys beat Cardiff Blues 26-23 in a Judgement Day joust at the Principality Stadium.
Then there were four. Following a thrilling weekend of rugby, we now know who will contest the Champions and Challenge Cup finals.
Cardiff Blues secured their passage to the Challenge Cup final with a hard-fought 16-10 victory over Pau at the Arms Park.
Following six months of intense continental competition the protagonists have been whittled down to just four teams in both the Champions and Challenge Cups.
It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.
Cardiff Blues clinched European Champions Cup rugby for next season after a seven-try rout of Southern Kings in the Guinness PRO14.
It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.
A penalty try deep into the red handed the Cheetahs a dramatic victory over Cardiff Blues.
Following a thrilling weekend of knockout European rugby we have a much clearer idea who will lift the Champions and Challenge Cups.
ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.
Cardiff Blues extended their winning run in the PRO14 to five matches with an important 35-17 bonus-point victory over Ulster at the Arms Park.
Ireland captain Rory Best and fullback Rob Kearney have signed new contracts with the Irish Rugby Football Union until the 2019 World Cup.
- CDB13thTRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 13 Tries ScoredLEINS1st813
- CDB17thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 55 Points DifferenceLEINS1st-3455