New Zealand have dominated the International Rugby Board awards with Kieran Read being crowned player of the year.
Leicester fly-half Toby Flood is considering effectively ending his England career by moving abroad.
Warren Gatland would be interested in leading the British and Irish Lions for the second time when they tour New Zealand.
Andrew Sheridan may be forced to retire because of a neck injury, Toulon coach Bernard Laporte has warned.
England wing Christian Wade is a serious doubt for next summer's tour to New Zealand after being told he requires surgery.
England have released the dates and venues for their 2014 three-test tour of New Zealand.
Toby Faletau has underlined Wales' desire to make history in this season's Six Nations Championship.
Premiership Rugby's major shareholders are set to meet this week following latest developments in a crisis that has gripped the European club game.
There was no dream return for Dean Richards against his former club Harlequins.
Australia captain Ben Mowen has led the tributes to Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper after his masterclass against Wales.
England wing Marland Yarde could miss the entire RBS 6 Nations as he requires surgery to repair a torn hip tendon.
Australia ended a difficult year with an entertaining 30-26 win over Wales in the final November international in Cardiff.
Bismarck Du Plessis led a bullish Barbarian blitz with two first-half tries to subdue Fiji 43-19 at Twickenham.
London Irish could not mark Topsy Ojo's 200th appearance for the club with victory as they fell to a 19-12 defeat to Wasps.
Paddy Jackson's 14 points from the kicking tee proved decisive as Ulster ground out a hard-earned 19-11 victory at Zebre.
Northampton kept the pressure on Saracens at the top of the Aviva Premiership with victory at winless Worcester.