After sustaining a career-ending spinal injury in a pre-season fixture, Hull KR's Mose Masoe is now focused on being able to walk again.
Super Rugby team the Stormers received financial support from a corporate partner to sign Jamie Roberts from Bath.
Reigning Rugby League World Cup champions Australia will face Fiji in the 2021 group stage, while England got Samoa.
Andy Farrell has called up five uncapped players into his first Ireland squad, with Johnny Sexton confirmed as the team's captain.
Louis Rees-Zammit, the 18-year-old Gloucester flyer, could make his Wales debut in the Six Nations in a new era under Wayne Pivac.
Gregor Townsend has turned to Stuart Hogg to lead Scotland in the Six Nations following Greig Laidlaw's international retirement.
Cobus Reinach could be set to join Montpellier after announcing he will leave Northampton Saints following three seasons at the club.
The Six Nations kicks off next month and England will have a new coaching line-up in place for the tournament.
Alberto Sgarbi has not played for Italy since 2014 but was named in Franco Smith's first squad selection on Monday.
Latrell Mitchell's move to the South Sydney Rabbitohs was confirmed on Monday.