Kieran Marmion thinks Auckland-born Ireland international Bundee Aki "won't hold back" when he faces New Zealand on Saturday.
Having joined the RFU in 2011 and been chief executive since September 2017, Steve Brown has announced he will leave at the end of the year.
Long-serving duo Jamie Jones-Buchanan and Carl Ablett will remain with Leeds Rhinos and Luke Briscoe has also signed a new deal.
Josh van der Flier will start as flanker against New Zealand after Ireland confirmed Dan Leavy would miss out through injury.
A statistical look at Saturday's clash between Ireland and New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium.
We take a look at the stats behind the weekend's international rugby action, with New Zealand, England, Wales and Ireland all in action.
With Faf de Klerk on club duty with Sale Sharks, Embrose Papier will make his first South Africa start on Saturday.
Sale Sharks have moved to fill their need in the back row by signing Jean-Luc du Preez from Super Rugby side the Sharks.
After nine NRL seasons, Kane Linnett has followed Mitch Garbutt in joining Super League side Hull KR.
France have made two changes to their starting line-up against Argentina, with Yoann Huget selected for the first time in a year.
Gordon Reid will make his first Scotland appearance since March as one of six changes for their clash with South Africa.
Japan led 15-10 at half-time, but England scored three tries after the interval to avoid a huge upset at Twickenham.
Gareth Thomas requested that the teenager who attacked him was dealt with through restorative justice.
Gloucester had Danny Cipriani back from a ban and the fly-half was instrumental in their bonus-point 36-13 win over Leicester Tigers.
Australia warmed up for their trip to Twickenham with a 26-7 victory over Italy, with Marika Koroibete scoring twice for the Wallabies.
Eddie Jones had urged England to "smash" Japan and he thinks those comments were ringing in the Brave Blossoms' ears at Twickenham.