Conor O'Shea believes Aviva Premiership clubs have "little alternative" but to ratify a second salary cap increase.
The All Blacks exorcised the demons in 2011 to win their second Rugby World Cup on home turf. The eighth tournament will be held in England, from 4 September to 17 October 2015. Visit the official Rugby World Cup site for information.
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England wing Jack Nowell has made a successful return to action after being sidelined since March.
Gordon D'Arcy could prove Ireland boss Joe Schmidt's surprise choice to succeed Brian O'Driscoll at outside centre.
Cardiff Blues say they would be "extremely keen" on Leigh Halfpenny possibly rejoining them.
Tom Youngs is relieved that missing England's New Zealand tour will not affect his Rugby World Cup chances.
Uncapped Nathan Harris looks set to make his New Zealand debut in the final two matches of the Rugby Championship.
Increasing the Aviva Premiership's buying power will stop England's stars heading overseas after Rugby World Cup 2015.
South Africa have called up JP Pietersen after Ruan Pienaar was ruled out for the remainder of the Rugby Championship.
Australia back-row Wycliff Palu will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship because of continuing concussion concerns.
A review of the weekend's action in the Aviva Premiership as London Irish claimed a narrow victory over Newcastle.