England still weighing up where Sam Burgess' long-term future lies but is set to travel on Denver trip.
New deal is expected to include a stint in Japan but Folau unlikely to appear in Olympics.
Lapasset wants to bring the north and southern hemisphere schedules closer together.
"It's an honour to provide our players with the opportunity to wear a jersey which pays respects to our rugby ancestors."
Ludeke will be responsible for kick-offs and lineouts.
Johnston retired from international rugby in April but is named in 27-man squad for All Blacks Test.
Deadline for recruitment looks like it will pass without the Japanese franchise announcing any signings.
"I think the Hurricanes have got too many stars aligning for them; new All Blacks, blokes who have missed out, Jerry Collins, the home crowd. It is all set up to be the Hurricanes' big moment."
Speight will miss Australia's first two matches of the Rugby Championship.
Eves will offer another option during the Rugby World Cup.
South Africa currently counting their walking wounded with 15 players sidelined.
London Irish flanker focused on earning place in Samoa's XV despite honour.
Wyles will be backed up by new vice-captain Blaine Scully with Clever included in 32-man squad for Pacific Nations Cup.
Israel Folau is one of the few certainties to make the Wallabies' XV, but a number of players need to step up their game, writes Greg Growden.
Scrum-half Faf de Klerk is one of eight uncapped players in South Africa's World Cup training squad, as captain Jean de Villiers included in experienced 'conditioning squad'.
Taulupe Faletau would benefit from a move to the Premiership, according to his former international colleague Ryan Jones.
Exiles heading back to south-west London after playing at Oxford's Kassam Stadium since 2012.
Sarah McKenna scored a brace of tries as England ran in seven in all to beat the U.S. 39-10 in Calgary.
England captain Chris Robshaw believes playing 'in front of 60 million people' this autumn gives England an advantage.
Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel found Australian guilty of two breaches of anti-corruption and betting rules.
Warren Gatland is optimistic versatile back will be fit for the Rugby World Cup despite setback.
Women's World Cup-winners take novel approach to team bonding ahead of Super Series clash against the USA.
Defending champions put to the sword by New Zealanders, who scored five tries on the way to booking their place into next week's grand final.
Lancaster warns players about discipline saying he'd be disappointed with any more incidents.
Leicester centre Allen calls time on career that saw him win two England caps
Greg Growden reflects on the most momentous of days as he looks back at South Africa's 1995 win on the 20th anniversary.
Leinster flanker broke an arm during Tbilisi Cup match.
The current pre-RWC shadow boxing is revolving around the battle to be the fittest team in the competition. It's going to be a narrative that will run and run.
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