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Ospreys Cup Under 16 2013 - 2014
Gloucester and former England winger James Simpson-Daniel is forced to retire aged 32 because of an ankle injury.
Former Wales prop forward Rhys Thomas, who retired in 2012, is to have surgery "to prepare him for a heart transplant".
Jonathan Sexton could miss Ireland's autumn internationals after breaking his jaw while playing for Racing Metro.
Bristol sign centre Gareth Maule from Welsh region Scarlets for the forthcoming Championship season.
Harlequins forward Joe Marler is daunted at leading the side this season, admitting he will be entering uncharted territory.