Former Leinster fly-half Ian McKinley has been named in Italy's 34-man squad for the November Internationals.
The Rugby Football Union is to consider proposals to allow England and France a delayed start to the Six Nations.
Holders England continued their unbeaten start to the Women's Rugby World Cup with a 56-13 victory over Italy.
We take a look at each of the seven teams in the new PRO14's 2017/18 Conference B, including defending champions Scarlets.
With the PRO14 about to embark on a new venture as a global league, we take a look at each team in Conference A.
Australia scored two late tries as they survived a fightback from Italy to win 40-27 on Saturday.
Italy coach Conor O'Shea has made three changes for Saturday's Test against Australia in Brisbane.
Australia captain Stephen Moore returns to the starting line-up in one of six changes for Saturday's Test against Italy.
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