Benji Marshall is clear to return to rugby league after being freed from his contract with the Auckland-based Blues.
Newport Gwent Dragons have announced three-year contract extensions for wing Tom Prydie and centre Ashley Smith.
Saracens feel they have come of age as they prepare to face Clermont in the Heineken Cup semi-finals.
Bath winger Tom Biggs has agreed to join Worcester in the summer, the Warriors have announced.
Wasps have signed the experienced Italy prop Lorenzo Cittadini from Treviso.
Exeter Chiefs lock James Hanks has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect.
Vern Cotter's "ruthless" management has "evolved drastically", according to Clermont hooker Benjamin Kayser.
Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick will face further precautionary tests for an irregular heartbeat.
Bryan Habana says CJ Stander qualifying for Ireland through residency is a "loss" to the Springboks.
Glasgow Warriors pair Ryan Wilson and James Eddie have signed new deals with the PRO12 club.