Rugby Australia has offered the British and Irish Lions financial guarantees to cover potential losses should they agree to move this summer's tour Down Under.
The 2023 Rugby World Cup in France has been extended by one week to allow all teams at least five days preparation before pool matches.
Dan Palmer played for Australia but became trapped by the stereotype he felt had got him there - until he opened up to his friend and agent.
England have been drawn alongside Japan and Argentina for the Rugby World Cup 2023, while Ireland and Scotland will face defending champions South Africa.
Gregor Townsend says "reality" is setting in with Scotland's draw for the Rugby World Cup 2023, while Ian Foster says it will be "special" to play hosts France.