Wales will face the top three sides in the world during their 2014 autumn international campaign.
Warren Gatland says he would "relish" the chance to lead the British and Irish Lions again when they tour New Zealand in 2017.
Worcester Warriors full-back Chris Pennell has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until June 2017.
Ex-England star Andrew Sheridan may be forced to retire because of a neck injury, according to Toulon coach Bernard Laporte.
Leicester fly-half Toby Flood is considering effectively ending his England career by moving abroad.
Team news for Thursday's Amlin Challenge Cup clash between Worcester Warriors and Biarritz Olympique.
Team news for Thursday night's Amlin Challenge Cup clash between Oyonnax and Sale Sharks.
Warren Gatland has been named UK coach of the year and high-performance coach of the year.
New Zealand have dominated the International Rugby Board awards with Kieran Read being crowned player of the year.
Wasps and England winger Christian Wade could be out for up to six months after injuring his foot at the weekend.