Cardiff Blues have announced the signing of United States of America international Blaine Scully.
Glasgow Warriors have signed Scotland international lock Kieran Low from London Irish.
DC HEARING: Connacht coach Pat Lam received a slap on the wrist, a fine, for his verbal attack on an assistant referee.
NEWS: Four more players have committed their futures to Wales and the regions by signing National Dual Contracts.
NEWS: Munster on Wednesday revealed that BJ Botha, Niall Scannell and Kevin O'Byrne have all signed contract extensions with the province.
NEWS: Blues Academy and Wales Under-20 stars Liam Belcher and Seb Davies have both signed long-term senior contracts with Cardiff Blues.
NEWS: Edinburgh captain Mike Coman has extended his contract with the club for a year which will see him remain at the club until May 2016.
An appeal by Leone Nakarawa, the Glasgow Warriors lock, was rejected after the player was cited for striking an opponent with his head.
Pat Lam has been formally charged with misconduct by the disciplinary officer of the Pro12 following comments he made to the media following his team's defeat.
Newport Gwent Dragons got back to winning ways in the PRO12 with an impressive 26-22 victory over in-form Ulster.