Winger Chris Ashton will appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel after he was accused of two separate incidents of biting an opponent, English rugby's governing body says.
Michael Cheika was delighted with the five tries Australia scored in their victory over Argentina in Perth last night but it was the improvement in defence that really pleased the Wallabies' coach.
It's possible, as long as there are no rogue voters, that small but significant changes to the rugby calendar will be ratified in November.
Australia has beaten South Africa in the Rugby Championship to claim its first win of 2016.
South Africa captain Adriaan Strauss has announced he will quit international rugby at the end of the 2016 season.
Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper has signed a three-year contract with the Australian Rugby Union and the Queensland Reds, confirming his return after a season with French club Toulon.
The All Blacks are sailing on through the Rugby Championship but rivals Australia and South Africa continue to run into injury troubles.
A late penalty has given Argentina a 26-24 victory over South Africa in the Rugby Championship in Salta.
Argentina will be driven by a belief that the Pumas are capable of beating anyone on their day when they meet South Africa again in Salta this weekend.
Cillian Willis has become the first professional rugby player to sue an English club for clinical negligence over concussion in a landmark case for the sport.
Warren Gatland is set to become the second coach to lead the Lions on major back-to-back tours, the Guardian reported.
Rugby Championships matches in the northern hemisphere could become a more regular feature as the competition seeks to attract new audiences and take games to expatriate fans, organisers said.
Jarryd Hayne has reportedly met the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) about a possible switch to the NSW Waratahs in a move that could ruin the Eels' chances of getting their elite star back into the NRL at Parramatta.
NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson believes his Wallabies counterpart Michael Cheika will look closely at switching Israel Folau to outside centre and move test rookie Dane Haylett-Petty to fullback.
Former All Blacks winger Cory Jane has signed a two-year contract with Japan's Toshiba Brave Lupus, though he will return to play for the Wellington Hurricanes next year, his Super Rugby franchise says.
Former All Black Ali Williams is returning to professional rugby.
Comment When did Wales lose this series?
France scored three tries without reply as they handed Argentina a 27-0 pummelling to share the two-test series 1-1 in Tucuman.
Scotland kicked seven penalties to secure a scrappy 21-16 victory over a spirited but error-strewn Japan on Saturday in Tokyo to win the series 2-0.
Flyhalf Elton Jantjies kicked South Africa to a 19-13 win over Ireland in the third and final test but it took some desperate defending to clinch the series at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.