English rugby's new billionaire backers will reportedly use their "landmark deal" as a stepping stone for a much bigger target - test rugby.
A decision on the future of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika should be "wrapped up" by Christmas, Rugby Australia says.
Lima Sopoaga has suggested Kiwis underestimate the quality of rugby in the Northern Hemisphere, revealing he's struggled since making the move to England.
He's the most in-demand coach on the planet and his decision to seemingly turn his back on an All Blacks coaching role has sent shockwaves through world rugby.
Fiji have pulled off a remarkable test triumph with their first win over France, getting home 21-14 in front of a stunned Stade de France crowd.
New Zealand-born winger Sean Maitland scored a try 15 minutes from time to earn Scotland a hard-fought 14-9 victory over Argentina at Murrayfield.
England have beaten a ragged Australia 37-18 at Twickenham, claiming a record sixth successive win in the 50th meeting of the old sporting rivals.
Wales battled to a 20-11 victory over South Africa at the Principality Stadium for an important pre-World Cup triumph.
Winger Teddy Thomas scored a try in each half and skipper Guilhem Guirado got a third as France recovered from going behind in the second minute to convincingly defeat Argentina 28-13 and snap a...
Australia beat Italy 26-7 keeping their unblemished record against the Azzurri intact in what was billed as a must-win match for Wallabies' embattled coach Michael Cheika.
Wales coach Warren Gatland praised the impact of his bench players in their emphatic 74-24 November international victory over Tonga after the Pacific islanders had briefly threatened an upset.
England overcame a shocking first half when their experimental side trailed an effervescent Japan 15-10 to turn on the power after the break and run out somewhat flattering 35-15 winners in a classic game of two halves.
Flyhalf Handre Pollard scored 18 points to provide the platform for a narrow 26-20 win for South Africa over hosts Scotland in their test at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Replacement fullback Dan Biggar kicked a late penalty as Wales claimed a first success in 14 games over nemesis Australia with an error-filled 9-6 win.
England flanker Tom Curry has been ruled out of the remaining November internationals with an ankle injury but Manu Tuilagi looks set to face New Zealand at Twickenham at the weekend.
Ireland fullback Jordan Larmour scored a hat-trick of tries and lock Tadhg Beirne two as Joe Schmidt's side hammered Italy 54-7 in Chicago.