Jan 29, 2015: Former All Blacks scrum-half Brendon Leonard has joined Ospreys from Zebre, the Welsh region have announced.
Jan 29, 2015: Dan Carter will return from the reserves bench when the Crusaders face the Hurricanes in a pre-season trial in Eketahuna on Saturday
Jan 28, 2015: The Crusaders will host the Hurricanes in Nelson on May 29, as they are unable to stage the game at AMI Stadium in Christchurch because of FIFA Under-20 World Cup commitments
Jan 28, 2015: Hugh Blake urges fans to let him prove his worth after the furore over his call-up into Scotland's Six Nations squad just one month after arriving from his native New Zealand
Jan 27, 2015: All Blacks back-rower Jerome Kaino has hinted he may resist the overtures of European rugby clubs and remain in New Zealand for the next few years
Jan 24, 2015: Crusaders half-back Willi Heinz is set for a lengthy stint on the sidelines after breaking a leg in a Super Rugby pre-season hit-out against the Highlanders in Timaru
Jan 23, 2015: England would be a better side had they brought Wayne Smith on board, according to Nick Mallett
Jan 21, 2015: All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina has rejected offers from abroad to sign a new deal keeping him in New Zealand until 2017
Jan 21, 2015: George Moala was found guilty of assault with intent to injure but bail conditions allow him to "fulfil all obligations as a professional rugby player ... and he remains available for selection"
Jan 20, 2015: London Irish have announced the signing of All Blacks World Cup-winning prop Ben Franks for next season.
Jan 20, 2015: Tim Nanai-Williams will have to choose club over country later this year, meaning he will miss the historic Test between New Zealand and Samoa if the Chiefs run deep in the Super Rugby play-offs
Jan 20, 2015: All Blacks back-rower Jerome Kaino could be the next big name to take up a European contract with as many as three clubs reportedly keen on the 51-Test star
Jan 19, 2015: Narbonne have brought in Jerry Collins as an injury joker to help boost their ailing season
Jan 19, 2015: Sonny Bill Williams and other All Blacks have just four months to signal their sevens interest and make themselves available for the Rio di Janeiro Olympics
New Zealand National Sevens
Jan 18, 2015: Waikato have claimed the national sevens title in Rortorua with an emphatic 38-19 win over defending champions Wellington on Sunday
Jan 17, 2015: Blues winger Frank Halai is set to join Premiership club Wasps next season, according to reports in the English press.
Jan 17, 2015: New Zealand flanker Peter Saili has signed for French rugby side Bordeaux. Saili, 27, has penned a two-and-a-half year deal with the Top 14 side
Jan 16, 2015: George Moala has been found guilty of assault with intent to injure, after a brawl at an Auckland nightclub in 2013, but he was found not guilty on two related charges
Jan 14, 2015: Newly appointed London Irish coach Tom Coventry has revealed he is looking forward to working with fellow New Zealander Ben Franks at the club.
Jan 13, 2015: Gloucester have announced the signing of All Blacks lock Jeremy Thrush