Junior Springbok lock Jannes Kirsten will miss the rest of the IRB Junior World Championship because of a facial injury.
Joe Marler will head into the summer on a high after ending a turbulent year with a man-of-the-match display in England's win over Argentina.
Shane Williams has revealed his sense of shock after being summoned from Japan to play for the British and Irish Lions.
England chief Stuart Lancaster admits he faces some tricky decisions before finalising his Elite Player Squad in August.
The All Blacks hailed their resolute defending after they held France scoreless for the first time ever in Christchurch on Saturday.
The Springboks did not underestimate Scotland, captain Jean de Villiers said after the hosts got a scare in Nelspruit on Saturday.
Australia are looking for weak spots in the B&I Lions armour as the tourists brush aside all comers in the countdown to the first Test against the Wallabies.
All Black fullback Israel Dagg sparked a torrent of criticism on Sunday after he used a homophobic slur on Twitter.
All Black flyhalf Dan Carter has been cleared to play in the third Test against France, while Les Bleus have lost two key players.
The BlitzBokke won the 2013 Roma Sevens tournament by beating invitational side Heliantide 59-5 in the Final on Saturday.
Coach Warren Gatland has challenged his patched-up B&I Lions to maintain their momentum against the Brumbies on Tuesday.
Wallaby Peter Kimlin will lead the Brumbies against the British and Irish Lions in Canberra on Tuesday.
Retired Welsh wing Shane Williams will fly in from Japan to bolster the injury-hit B&I Lions in their tour game against the Brumbies.
Ireland interim coach Les Kiss paid tribute to hat-trick hero Fergus McFadden after his crucial role in the tourists' 40-14 win over Canada.
Australia coach Robbie Deans expects Wycliff Palu and Kurtley Beale to be fit for Saturday's opening Test against the British and Irish Lions.