June International Fixture list
|Date||Tour||Teams||Venue||Local Kick off|
|Tues 5 Jun||Australia tour||Aus vs Scotland||Hunter Stadium, Newcastle||19.30|
|Sat 9 Jun||New Zealand tour||All Blacks vs Ireland||Eden Park, Auckland||TBA|
|Sat 9 Jun||Australia tour||Aus vs Wales||Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane||20.00|
|Sat 9 Jun||South Africa tour||SA vs England|| Kings Park, Durban
|Sun 10 Jun||New Zealand||North vs South||Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin||14.05|
|Tue 12 June||Australia tour||Brumbies v Wales||Canberra Stadium, Canberra||19.30|
|Wed 13 Jun||South Africa tour||SA Barbarians v England||Kimberley||15.00|
|Fri 15 Jun||Friendly||Hurricanes v Reds||Stockland Stadium (Sunshine Coast)||TBA|
|Sat 16 Jun||New Zealand tour||All Blacks vs Ireland||AMI Stadium (Addington),Christchurch||TBA|
|Sat 16 Jun||Australia tour||Aus vs Wales||Etihad Stadium, Melbourne||20.00|
|Sat 16 Jun||South Africa tour||SA vs England||Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg||17.00|
|Wed 20 Jun||South Africa tour||SA Barbarians Nth. v England||Potchefstroom||19.10|
|Sat 23 Jun||New Zealand tour||All Blacks vs Ireland||Waikato Stadium, Hamilton||TBA|
|Sat 23 Jun||Australia tour||Aus vs Wales||Allianz Stadium, Sydney||15.00|
|Sat 23 Jun||South Africa tour||SA vs England||N.Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth||17.00|
Reds head coach Ewen McKenzie has backed former Wallaby Quade Cooper over defensive concerns for next month's Test series against the British and Irish Lions.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named 10 uncapped players in a 38-man training squad ahead of New Zealand's Test series against France.
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) have announced that 15 players, including exciting youngsters such as Eben Etzebeth, Marcell Coetzee, Juan de Jongh and Pat Lambie and
The Welsh Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) have predicted that the eight 2015 World Cup matches scheduled to take place at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium could generate a "£100 million ($156 million) boost for the Welsh economy"
Rory Best has been named as Ireland captain for their tour to the United States and Canada after he failed to make selection for the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia
England have announced that Northampton Saints backs Luther Burrell and Stephen Myler will join their summer tour squad after this weekend's Aviva Premiership final.