The Sharks have announced the appointment of their leadership group for Super Rugby, with hooker Bismarck du Plessis named as squad captain.
Preparations are underway for Argentina's entry to Super Rugby in 2016 with Martín Landajo and Guido Petti becoming the first players to commit to the Buenos Aires-based franchise.
The Waratahs have confirmed an agreement with the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust that will see the club play all regular season, Qualifier and Semi-Final matches at Allianz Stadium from 2016 onwards.
The Lions and Lions XV sides will participate in two warm-up matches ahead of the 2015 Super Rugby and Vodacom Cup tournaments.
Rob Horne has ended speculation about his playing future, announcing that he has committed to the Waratahs for at least another two years.
Wallabies back-row Sean McMahon has re-committed to the Rebels and Australian Rugby until the end of the 2017 season.
Openside flanker Deon Stegmann will captain the Bulls on Saturday when they take on Saracens in a friendly showdown at Allianz Park.
Reds head coach Richard Graham has named a 28-man squad for his side’s first pre-season match of 2015, with 11 players being given the opportunity to don the jersey for the first time.
The Brumbies will take a 28-man squad to Wagga this Saturday night to face the Highlanders in their final trial game prior to the start of the 2015 Super Rugby season.
Billy Guyton will have first opportunity to impress in the red and black No. 9 jersey as the Crusaders head to Eketahuna for Saturday's trial match against the Hurricanes.
The Asia Pacific Dragons have named six internationally capped players in their 24-man squad to take on the Force in their pre-season fixture this Saturday night in Perth.
Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named a 28 man squad to take on the Brumbies in Wagga Wagga on Saturday night.
The Force has included its Wallaby contingent to take on the Asia Pacific Dragons in the club’s final pre-season fixture at McGillivray Oval this Saturday afternoon.
The Crusaders' Board met on Wednesday and confirmed that their Round 16 Super Rugby derby against the Hurricanes will be staged at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.
Chiefs head coach Dave Rennie has extended his contract with the dual Super Rugby champions for another two years.
Crusaders flyhalf Dan Carter has shrugged off concerns about a calf strain and is determined to play in Saturday's pre-season match against the Hurricanes in Eketahuna.
The Lions have announced new deals for several players, including Marnitz Boshoff, Jaco Kriel and Warren Whiteley, ahead of the new season.
Injured Reds fly-half Quade Cooper has backed rookie Duncan Paia'aua to fill in as his replacement over the few first few months of the new season.
Bulls captain Pierre Spies is due to make his long-awaited comeback at Allianz Park outside London on Saturday 31 January, when the South Africans take on Saracens.
The Bulls will be without Springbok hooker Bandise Maku for the Super Rugby season after he tore his pectoral muscle in Saturday's friendly against the Cheetahs in Polokwane.
The Rebels leadership group for the 2015 Super Rugby season has been announced.
The London Wasps have confirmed that All Black winger Frank Halai will join the club from the Blues next season.
SANZAR has announced its referee squad for the forthcoming Super Rugby season with Ben O'Keeffe and Jaco van Heerden promoted and in line for debut during 2015.
The Bulls overcame a slow start to finish strongly and post a 30-13 triumph over the Cheetahs in a Super Rugby pre-season friendly at Polokwane.
The Stormers recorded a 34-3 pre-season win over an SWD Eagles side in very humid conditions at George's Outeniqua Park on Saturday.
All Blacks tighthead prop Charlie Faumuina has re-committed to the Blues and New Zealand Rugby until at least the end of 2017.
Force winger Nick Cummins is expected to miss the opening rounds of the Super Rugby season due to having minor surgery on his ankle.
The Crusaders appear set to be without Willi Heinz for the entire Super Rugby season after the scrumhalf fractured his leg in a trial against the Highlanders on Saturday.
The Force opened its 2015 Super Rugby pre-season campaign with a 31-21 victory over the Brumbies at McGillivray Oval on Friday evening.
The Reds have been dealt a massive blow with Quade Cooper ruled out for 10-12 weeks after suffering a fractured collarbone at training on Thursday.
The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have reached agreement with loose forward Peter Saili to terminate his employment with immediate effect.
The Force has named a 31-man squad to tackle the Brumbies at McGillivray Oval this Friday night in the club’s opening pre-season fixture of its 10th anniversary season.
The Brumbies will field eight Wallabies, including David Pocock, this Friday night when they head to Perth to face the Force in a pre-season Super Rugby clash.
The 2015 Super Rugby season will be Nic White’s last with the Brumbies after the Wallaby scrumhalf announced he would move to France in 2016.
A 28-man squad will head to George this weekend, as the Stormers begin their 2015 Super Rugby preparations against the SWD Eagles at Outeniqua Park on Saturday.
Pierre Spies is due to make his long-awaited comeback at Allianz Park in London when the Bulls take on English Premiership club Saracens on January 31.
With the Super Rugby season edging ever-closer to kick-off on February 13, teams are gearing up for the year ahead with a series of friendlies across the coming weeks.
New Bulls recruits Lappies Labuschagne and Trevor Nyakane will face their former teammates in Polokwane when the two Super Rugby sides clash in a friendly at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.
Francois Uys will lead the Cheetahs in their first pre-season match against the Bulls ahead of the 2015 Super Rugby campaign.
Springbok star Duane Vermeulen will captain the Stormers in 2015, with Juan de Jongh named as vice-captain for the upcoming Super Rugby season.
Queensland Rugby Union today announced prop James Slipper will captain the Reds with Rob Simmons and Karmichael Hunt to serve as his deputies.
Wallaby and three-time Super Rugby champion, Radike Samo, will join the Rebels for the 2015 Super Rugby season.
The Stormers are continuing preparation for their 2015 Super Rugby campaign with team-building exercises and on-field training dominating a Hermanus camp.
Nic White and David Pocock have been appointed vice-captains of the Brumbies in 2015 following an announcement by Stephen Larkham and Stephen Moore.
A 39-man Stormers squad will depart for Hermanus on Tuesday afternoon for a four-day training camp ahead of the 2015 Super Rugby season.
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské is keeping his flyhalf options open with Pietersen, Du Plessis and Brummer all having the opportunity to stake a claim for the 10 jersey.
Crusaders head coach Todd Blackadder has indicated that Matt Todd will captain the team in the early stages of the Super Rugby season in the absence of Kieran Read.
Kurtley Beale is the latest player to commit to Australian rugby beyond the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with the Waratah and Wallaby back signing a one year extension to his contract.
It’s probably one of the more exciting times of the year at Loftus Versfeld, a time when young men take their first steps towards living out their dreams as professional rugby players.
NZ Rugby has announced its pre-season refereeing appointments with Chris Pollock making his return from a hip injury that sidelined him for much of 2014.