- Toulon rule out signing Warburton
Toulon's president says Wales captain Sam Warburton will not be joining the European champions next season.
- Bath move to clarify Gold departure
Bath confirm director of rugby Gary Gold left the club because they were unable to agree on how to "define" his role.
- Exiles hopeful star duo will stay
London Irish boss Brian Smith hopes new investment will help the club keep hold of Marland Yarde and James O'Connor.
- Ryan questions European 'shambles'
Worcester boss Dean Ryan says the travel chaos leading up to Thursday's Challenge Cup loss to Biarritz was a "shambles".
- Sale v Oyonnax (Fri)
Team details for Sale's home tie against Oyonnax in Amlin Challenge Cup Pool One on Friday (20:00 GMT).
- Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues (Fri)
Preview and team news as Glasgow Warriors host Cardiff Blues in Heineken Cup Pool 2 on Friday evening.
- Heineken: Ospreys v Castres (Fri)
Preview and teams ahead of Ospreys Heineken Cup Pool 1 clash with Castres at the Liberty Stadium on Friday night.
- Benjamin has one eye on England
Leicester Tigers wing Miles Benjamin says he cannot help but think about playing for England in the Six Nations after more than a year out injured.
- Fans feel "ignored" in rugby row
A group formed by supporters of Wales' four regions want to have their say on the row dominating Welsh rugby.
- Banahan revels in 150 landmark
Bath's Matt Banahan is targeting further appearance landmarks, with the winger set to play his 150th game for the club.
- Falcons back in 'scoring habit'
Newcastle Falcons centre Alex Crockett hopes the team can build on their five-try victory over Calvisano last Sunday.
- Leinster v Northampton (Sat)
Leinster are unchanged from last week's win over Northampton for Saturday's return Heineken Cup clash against the Saints.
- Toulon v Exeter (Sat)
Exeter travel to Toulon in Saturday's Heineken Cup fixture, which kicks off at Stade Mayol (13:35 GMT)
- Saracens v Zebre (Sat)
Saracens host Zebre in Saturday's Heineken Cup fixture at Allianz Park (kick-off 15:00 GMT)
- Benetton Treviso v Ulster (Sat)
Ulster name an unchanged side for their Heineken Cup Pool 5 clash against Treviso at Stadio Monigo.