Keelan Giles led the way as Ospreys fought back to beat Cardiff in their URC derby
Bath missed the chance to top of the Premiership table as they crashed to a convincing 35-22 defeat to Leicester.
Northampton mounted a stunning fightback to beat Sale 21-17 and moved to the top of the Gallagher Premiership table with a sixth successive victory.
The extraordinary charity work of Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow has been recognised in the New Year Honours list alongside three of England's Women's World Cup stars.
Kevin Sinfield paid tribute to Rob Burrow after the former Leeds Rhinos team-mates were awarded CBEs in the New Year Honours list.
Exeter Chiefs go top of the Premiership after a 24-14 bonus-point win against the Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate on Friday.
A look back at the highlights and lowlights from an action-packed, breathless year for Irish sport.
He resigned after a disastrous spell back in charge of Australia, and was sacked by England. Why might Japan want to hire Eddie Jones?
Owen Farrell's decision to step back from international rugby has brought mental health issues facing athletes back into focus.
Claire Molloy chats exclusively to Sky about women's rugby struggles, her life as an A&E doctor and rugby player, and where Irish rugby has gone wrong.