Wales and Ospreys prop Nicky Smith is out for up to four months after needing surgery following a torn pectoral muscle.
Leicester boss Richard Cockerill says ex-captain Geordan Murphy is being developed into a future Tigers director of rugby.
Ex-Wales captain Gareth Llewellyn says coach Warren Gatland should remain in his role for the 2015 World Cup.
Sam Burgess could make his rugby union debut for Bath on Friday against Harlequins.
England forwards coach Graham Rowntree expects Australia to have worked on any weakness at the scrum when they meet on Saturday.
Centre Billy Twelvetrees is in line to start against Australia as England name the same 23-man squad that beat Samoa.
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer makes five changes to his starting XV to face Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Ireland flanker Chris Henry has heart surgery after last week's news that he had suffered a blocked brain blood vessel.
Saracens chairman Nigel Wray says Premiership referees should be employed by clubs, rather than the Rugby Football Union.
London Irish wing Alex Lewington says they must improve their home form to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle.
Shaun Edwards hits back at suggestions that Wales head coach Warren Gatland is under pressure over recent results.
Outside centre Tevita Kuridrani is ruled out of Australia's match against England at Twickenham with an ankle injury.
Scotland's Test win over Tonga was down to a much-improved second-half display, writes former international Mike Blair.
Billy Vunipola is ruled out of England's Test against Australia with concussion and replaced by Thomas Waldrom.
Ireland and England will both play the Barbarians in May 2015 as part of their build-up to next year's Rugby World Cup.
England hooker Tom Youngs is set to start on his return from a 10-week injury lay-off when Leicester Tigers face Wasps.
London Irish back-row forward Blair Cowan signs a new deal keeping him at the Premiership club until 2018.
Leicester Tigers name former centre and New Zealand All Black Aaron Mauger as their new head coach, starting next season.
Lock Jake Ball says "nothing" about South Africa worries him ahead of Wales' final Test of the autumn series on Saturday.
Exeter's Rob Baxter says it will be a shame if Thomas Waldrom does not play for England against Australia on Saturday.
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Ireland did not need to play their best to beat Australia, while Wales fell away against New Zealand, says Jeremy Guscott.
Wales' defeat by New Zealand had little to do with luck and leaves Warren Gatland facing questions, writes Tom Fordyce.
Tom English applauds Scotland's improved displays but sounds a note of caution as their Six Nations rivals are on the up, too.
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