The row between Scottish Rugby and World Rugby rumbles on with the former querying misconduct charges brought by the latter.
Former Australia captain James Horwill says the fact that England have not yet been tested in Japan could be a plus for the Wallabies.
New Zealand are looking forward to the challenge of facing Ireland in Tokyo rather than looking back on why they lost in Dublin last year.
The Scottish Rugby Union faces a hearing after comments made about the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis at the Rugby World Cup.
England have won six consecutive matches against Australia but Michael Cheika has faith his side can end that run this weekend.
Japan raised the spirits of the host nation on a weekend that will be remembered for such contrasting reasons.
Wales will face France in the last eight next weekend after scoring four second-half tries to seal top spot in Pool D.
The RLIF board voted to cancel the Tonga National Rugby League's international membership in a huge blow to Israel Folau.
Despite Israel Folau's announcement, the ex-Australia rugby union international is awaiting approval to represent Tonga in rugby league.
New Zealand started their Rugby World Cup campaign impressively but Steve Hansen said: "There's plenty of stuff we can work on."