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The RFU is to introduce women’s full-time 15s contracts this season underlining its commitment to the long-term growth of women’s rugby.
Wasps have suffered an early-season blow after flank Brad Shields was ruled out for between three to eight weeks with a broken cheekbone.
Check out the highlights from Australia’s victory over South Africa.
Former British and Irish Lions coach Mike Ford has taken over the reins of Germany for their World Cup repechage campaign in November.
England boss Eddie Jones says Danny Cipriani is still in contention for England selection despite his arrest and fine in Jersey last month.