Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage is released from custody at a French police station but will appear in court next month.
Sam Burgess has had "no second thoughts" on chasing his World Cup dream with England.
Scotland forward Ryan Wilson will face a disciplinary hearing next week in the wake of his assault convictions.
Six Nations officials will consider selling TV rights to a pay operator when the current BBC deal expires.
David Wilson is England's latest Six Nations injury worry due to a nerve problem in his neck.
Sam Burgess is unfazed by the expectation surrounding his England Saxons debut in Cork, according to coach Jon Callard.
Maro Itoje will leave university work behind and sit his biggest rugby exam yet with England Saxons on Friday night.
Marco Fuser has been called into the Italy squad for their Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 7.
Wasps flanker Ashley Johnson has been banned for three weeks following his yellow card against Leinster.
Sean O'Brien will kick-start his Six Nations comeback by starting Ireland Wolfhounds' clash with England Saxons on Friday.