NEWS: Flank Sean O'Brien and fullback Rob Kearney look set to ease Ireland's injury troubles ahead of Saturday's trip to Paris in the Six Nations.
NEWS: Garth April will have the chance to impress in the flyhalf position when the Sharks play Toulouse in France on Thursday.
NEWS: The Stormers have been bolstered by the return of a number of Springboks ahead of this year's Super Rugby competition.
NEWS: Kings coach Deon Davids has been forced into making a number of changes to his team to face the Cheetahs in a Super Rugby pre-season match on Friday.
NEW: Bulls and Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard has been ruled out of rugby for at least nine months after rupturing knee ligaments in training on Monday.