Rassie Erasmus will work with the Bulls in pre-season as South Africa look to help their Super Rugby franchises in a Rugby World Cup year.
Ireland have secured the services of fly-half Johnny Sexton until at least 2021 after he signed a new contract on Tuesday.
Rassie Erasmus has inspired a South Africa turnaround but insists he will not remain as head coach beyond the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
South Africa and London Irish tweeted their best wishes to Naka Drotske, who was shot during a robbery in Pretoria.
Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll believes New Zealand are not as strong as they were four years ago as they head into a World Cup year.
World Cup-winning coach Jake White would be a good option for Australia should they sack Michael Cheika, according to Bryan Habana.
Jake White's planned discussion with Rugby Australia will not go ahead amid mounting pressure on Michael Cheika.
England were dumped out of the Rugby World Cup early on home soil three years ago, but Sam Burgess is not accepting the blame.
Victory over Hong Kong in Marseille ensures Canada will maintain its record of featuring in every edition of the Rugby World Cup.
Victory over Hong Kong in Marseille ensures Canada will maintain their record of featuring in every edition of the Rugby World Cup.