Jacob Stockdale in action during Ulster’s captain’s run at   Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, ahead of their Champions Cup opener with Leicester Tigers. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Ulster v Leicester, Kingspan Stadium, Saturday, 5.30pm (Live on BT Sport 2) Akin to Rassie Erasmus in his first season with Munster, when Dan McFarla(...)

There’s a lot of excitement over Richie Mo’unga getting his chance in the All Blacks number 10 jersey. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

New Zealand v Argentina When: Saturday 8.35am Irish time Where: Trafalgar Park, Nelson (capacity: 21,480 with temporary seats) Referee: Pascal Gauzere(...)

Australia’s Michael Hooper scores his side’s third  try in the match against Wales at  the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

Wales 21 Australia 29 Wales suffered a 13th successive defeat against Australia as the Wallabies claimed a hard-fought 29-21 victory in Cardiff. Fir(...)

Australian head coach Michael Cheika speaks to the media in Sydney after announcing his squad. Photograph: Getty Images

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has cut his squad for next week’s first test against England at Lang Park, Brisbane. Cheika has cut six players (...)

 David Pocock of Australia passes the ball during a training session at The Lensbury Hotel in London. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

The state David Pocock and Israel Folau show up in may dictate this result. Their loss, along with Scott Sio’s busted-up elbow, would equate to Ire(...)

Rob Kearney receives treatment from Lions physiotherapist Prav Mathema during the British and Irish Lions captain’s run at NIB Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton will return to full training tomorrow while Welsh prop Gethin Jenkins took part in all of today’s sessio(...)