Former England star Matt Stevens is set for a Twickenham return after being named in the Barbarians squad to face Australia.
Exeter star Tom Johnson has been ruled out of England's autumn internationals due to a neck injury.
England coach Stuart Lancaster's record six-year contract extension will be reviewed after Rugby World Cup 2015.
Stuart Lancaster will coach England beyond the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan after signing a six-year contract extension.
Ballots are to take place for some seats at every match of next year's Rugby World Cup to determine who receives tickets
Geoff Parling is out of England's autumn series and is likely to be sidelined until December with concussion.
England prop Alex Corbisiero will miss the autumn internationals after he was ruled out of action until early next year.
Cardiff Blues have announced the signing of Argentina international back Lucas Amorosino until the end of the season.
Ospreys wing Jeff Hassler has signed a new three-year contract that will keep him at the club until 2017.
Former England prop Andrew Sheridan has been forced to retire from rugby because of a damaged neck.