Nathan White has been ruled out of Ireland's autumn internationals after suffering a ruptured tendon in his arm.
Sam Burgess is putting no immediate timescale on when he will be fit to make his eagerly-awaited rugby union debut.
Australia have reunited Quade Cooper and Will Genia at half-back for Saturday's clash with the Barbarians at Twickenham.
England's autumn internationals will continue to be televised by Sky Sport after a new five-year deal was agreed.
Alastair Kellock will captain the Barbarians against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
Harlequins have announced the loan signing of fly-half Tim Swiel from the Durban-based Sharks in South Africa.
James Haskell is determined to play for England against New Zealand next weekend after recovering from a virus.
Lewis Moody is hoping the inexperienced players in England's squad will grasp their opportunities to shine this autumn.
Leicester have confirmed that backs coach Paul Burke has left after eight years with the club.
Luther Burrell is unlikely to be fit to face New Zealand on November 8, England coach Stuart Lancaster has revealed.