The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Chris Paterson will now reflect on a record-filled Scotland career after announcing his retirement from international rugby on Wednesday.
Former England assistant coaches Mike Ford and John Wells are to leave the Rugby Football Union with immediate effect.
Northampton Saints have announced that lock Courtney Lawes has signed a new deal with the club that will keep him at Franklin's Gardens until at least 2015.
England lock Courtney Lawes has agreed a new three-year deal to remain at Northampton Saints.
Newcastle have confirmed brothers Michael and Richard Mayhew have signed new long-term deals at the club.
Harlequins flank Will Skinner will face a disciplinary hearing in Dublin on Thursday after he was red carded while sitting on the replacements bench last weekend.
Harlequins flanker Will Skinner has been called to attend a disciplinary hearing on Thursday following his red card against Toulouse.
Chris Robshaw may have sulked and turned to junk food after being omitted from England's World Cup squad - but his response has been emphatic.
Ospreys lock Ian Gough has been cited for an alleged dangerous tackle on Saracens hooker Schalk Brits.
Benetton Treviso flank Francesco Minto must attend a disciplinary hearing on December 22 after he was sent off against Biarritz in the Heineken Cup on Friday.
Ospreys lock Ian Gough has been cited for a dangerous tackle in his team's European Cup clash with Saracens at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Former All Black outside back and current North Harbour assistant coach Jeff Wilson will join the Blues as a skills coach for the 2012 Super Rugby season.
The Glasgow Warriors backline will boast yet more international quality in season 2012/13, after it was confirmed that Sean Lamont is to return to the club from the start of the next campaign.
A disciplinary hearing into the citing complaint against the London Irish number eight Chris Hala'ufia has been adjourned until the new year.
British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones could be the next high profile Welsh player to take up a lucrative contract in France, with a number of Top 14 sides courting the Ospreys star.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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