He's a British and Irish Lion, a Grand Slam winner and Wales' most-capped hooker, but Ken Owens hopes to put one personal thing right in Japan in the autumn and start a World Cup game at the third attempt.
Champion Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has confirmed he wants to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks mentor and is buoyant about his chances. The man who steered the Crusaders to a third successive Super
Alun Wyn Jones has signed a new contract extension with the Ospreys and Welsh Rugby Union until 2021, ending speculation over the Wales' captain's future. Jones captained Wales to a Grand Slam earlier
Warren Gatland can revive the Chiefs while getting a closer look at the Springboks ahead of the Lions tour
Sound the cow bells, Waikato. One of your own is coming home in a move billed by Chris Lendrum, New Zealand's Rugby Head of Professional Rugby, as "a coup for the Chiefs, for Super Rugby and for the game