Paul Vaughan has suffered a setback in his rehabilitation from an ankle injury, dealing a blow to St George Illawarra Dragons.
After Gloucester closed disciplinary proceedings against Danny Cipriani with a fine, the RPA does not think the RFU need to take action.
Australia may have won just one of their last six Tests, but Tatafu Polota-Nau has no doubt Michael Cheika should remain in charge.
The All Blacks can clinch the Bledisloe Cup against Australia on Saturday and Aaron Smith wants to see improvement from their opening win.
Gloucester have revealed the action they will take against Danny Cipriani following his conduct outside a Jersey nightclub.
There was mixed news for Melbourne Storm on Monday regarding the immediate availability of Will Chambers and Cameron Smith.
Joel Moon ended a week when his impending departure from Leeds Rhinos was announced by grabbing an early hat-trick in a high-scoring win.
After negotiating an exit from his contract with Scotland, Dan McFarland will take the head coaching reins at Ulster.
Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann says Danny Cipriani is having a positive impact at the club despite this week's off-field misdemeanours.
There was a shock in NRL on Sunday as minor premiership candidates Sydney Roosters went down 14-12 at Canberra Raiders.