Kiwi administrator Raelene Castle has been announced as the new chief executive for Rugby Australia, taking over from Bill Pulver.
Hadleigh Parkes scored twice on his test debut for Wales as they held off South Africa to emerge 24-22 victors in Cardiff on Saturday.
New Zealand-born centre Hadleigh Parkes will debut for Wales against South Africa on Sunday in Cardiff.
Tonga have their eye on two former All Blacks for the 2019 World Cup.
Former Highlander John Hardie has been suspended by Scotland Rugby for three months over alleged cocaine use.
Dave Rennie has responded to speculation he is in line to become the Wales coach after the 2019 World Cup.
Yu Tamura botched his chance to give Japan a famous victory over France when he missed a simple conversion late on in a 23-23 draw at the U Arena in Paris.
South Africa overran Italy 35-6 in Padova on Saturday with five converted tries, avenging their shock loss to the Azzurri last year and notching up their first back-to-back wins since August.
Livewire wing Elliot Daly scored two excellent tries as England overcame a stodgy middle period to produce another strong finish and beat Samoa 48-14.
Late replacement Byron McGuigan scored a brace of tries as a rampant Scotland showed completed a record 53-24 victory over 14-man Australia at Murrayfield.
France coach Guy Noves's job came under pressure when Les Bleus lost 18-17 to South Africa in yet another mediocre performance at the Stade de France.
England scored three tries in the last eight minutes and had several decisions go in their favour as they claimed a record 30-6 victory over Australia.
France have won the hosting rights to the 2023 World Cup.
Ireland have notched their biggest ever victory over South Africa in a 38-3 hammering at Dublin's Aviva Stadium.
Australia have continued their dominance of Wales with a 29-21 victory at the Millennium Stadium.
Scotland made a quick start with an early try but had to hang on for a 44-38 victory over Samoa in a try-filled test at Murrayfield.
England started their November international series with a stuttering victory over Argentina at Twickenham.
Italy have ended a nine-match losing streak with a hard-fought victory over Fiji in Catania.
Former Highlander Jayden Hayward is set to debut for Italy this weekend.
South Africa is in pole position to host its second Rugby World Cup - a disappointing blow to Ireland and France but fantastic news for the Rainbow Nation.