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The play-off system used to determine promotion into the Aviva Premiership will be abandoned from next season with the team finishing top of the Greene King IPA Championship being promoted automatically.
Guy Noves has stuck to his ambitious game plan when by naming 22-year-old Baptiste Serin at scrum-half for France's Six Nations opener against England.
Joe Marler, Elliot Daly and Maro Itoje will start for England in their Six Nations opener against France on Saturday.
Centre Huw Jones returns from injury as one of three changes to the Scotland side for their Six Nations opener against Ireland.
Vern Cotter believes the butterflies in Scotland's stomachs can help his side soar when they take on Ireland on Saturday.
Edoardo Gori will form a half-back partnership with Carlo Canna as new-look Italy look to cause the first big upset of the Six Nations with a win over Wales in Rome on Sunday.
Wasps flanker Thomas Young could be in contention to make his Wales debut in Sunday's Six Nations opener against Italy.
Edinburgh have signed Worcester Warriors prop Derrick Appiah on a short-term loan.
An amateur rugby union player who tried to import thousands of pounds' worth of human growth hormone in 2013 has seen his anti-doping ban doubled to four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Montpellier star Francois Steyn has lodged an appeal against a four-week ban imposed following his dismissal against Leinster in the Champions Cup.
Newport Gwent Dragons skipper Lewis Evans has agreed a new contract with the Welsh region.
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