Hurricanes captain Brad Shields looks set to tour South Africa with England in June after handing in a formal request to the New Zealand Rugby Union.
English Rugby Union
Wasps' South African forward Ashley Johnson has been suspended by the Rugby Football Union after failing a drugs test.
Gloucester reach their third European Challenge Cup final in four seasons with a four-try win over Premiership rivals Newcastle.
Scum-half Michael Dowsett will leave Worcester Warriors at the end of the season to continue his career in Japan.
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Owner Steve Lansdown says rebranding as 'Bristol Bears' is a nod to the club's future.
The television match official should have been given frame-by-frame footage of Gareth Anscombe's disallowed try, says ex-Lions centre Jeremy Guscott.
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