The southern-hemisphere big beasts fought it out in one of the best Rugby Championships in years. What conclusions are there in the thrills, spills and upsets?
Bristol continue their winning start to the Premiership with a bonus-point 40-36 victory over London Irish.
New Zealand rout Australia to put themselves on the brink of the Rugby Championship crown and extend the Wallabies’ miserable Eden Park record.
Wasps put their financial woes to one side and hold off a Bath comeback to secure their first Premiership win of the season at The Rec.
Flying England in economy class to the World Cup in New Zealand is described as a “challenging decision” by the Rugby Football Union.
Worcester MP Robin Walker will ask the government on Thursday to trigger the process of putting Worcester Warriors into administration.
Bristol Bears owner Steve Lansdown says Premiership Rugby must do more to increase revenues to help financially-struggling clubs.
Premiership club Wasps says the move “does not mean the business is in administration” but will provide “a crucial period of grace”.
Number eight Siwan Lillicrap will captain Wales’ squad for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
England prop Shaunagh Brown says on paper there is not much going for her, but she’s made it to a World Cup.