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.
Post-match reaction to London Irish's 20-18 victory over Newcastle.
Post-match reaction to Wasps' 20-16 victory over Northampton.
New Zealand's Ma'a Nonu has been ruled out of rugby for the rest of the year after having surgery on his broken forearm.
Post-match reaction to Leicester's 24-20 victory over Exeter.