New Zealand have named their team for Sunday's showdown with Australia in Wellington.
Debutants Hunter Paisami, Harry Wilson and Filipo Daugunu are in the Australia team to face the All Blacks in Wellington.
Joe Schmidt will start a new position with rugby's governing body next month after stepping down as Ireland head coach last year.
Ireland can become Six Nations champions by winning their final two matches in the disrupted 2020 season, with Italy and France to come.
The meeting between New Zealand and Australia will open the Rugby Championship on October 31, rather than closing it on December 12.
Premiership Rugby confirmed Sale Sharks' match with Worcester Warriors had been cancelled amid a spate of coronavirus positives.
Complications relating to coronavirus could see Eddie Jones lose three members of his England training squad.
The Premiership is facing difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic and James Haskell has a suggestion to help it cope.
Eddie Jones had a huge impact on former England flanker James Haskell, who admits he is still fearful of the Australian.
Head coach Eddie Jones says England's preparations for their decisive Six Nations clash with Italy start now.