Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has said fly-half Finn Russell is available for selection again after the pair put their feud behind them.
The cancellation of this year's November internationals and the 2021 Six Nations due to coronavirus restrictions would have a "catastrophic impact" on the Rugby Football Union's (RFU) finances, chief executive Bill Sweeney said on Tuesday.
Re-elected World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont is confident he can create a Nations Championship at the second attempt, suggesting two straight months of Test rugby at the end of the year could be the answer.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has said the time is right for the northern and southern hemispheres to look at synching their rugby calendars and create a "level playing field" for teams.
Agustin Pichot will run against incumbent Bill Beaumont for the top job in World Rugby this month, the outspoken former Argentina international announced in a surprise move on Sunday.
England's tour of Japan which is scheduled for July could be postponed to October due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive Bill Sweeney said on Friday.
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