Super Rugby Pacific’s organisers are considering contingency plans after the New Zealand Government’s recent announcement on travel.
In a boost to the Pacific Island nations, World Rugby have announced that they have altered their laws to allow players to switch countries.
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England got their Autumn Nations Series campaign off to a winning start as they beat a disappointing Tonga at Twickenham on Saturday.
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England have suggested that Owen Farrell received a false positive prior to their game with Tonga and may be available to face the Wallabies.
Eddie Jones’ England will begin their Autumn Nations Series campaign when they face Pacific Island side Tonga at Twickenham on Saturday.
England have opted not to pair Marcus Smith and Owen Farrell against Tonga in the Autumn Nations Series with the latter starting at fly-half.