American players based in the Aviva Premiership will be released for the US Eagles' game against world champions New Zealand on 1st November.
Wasps' scrum supremacy offered disgruntled supporters the perfect selling point to back the impending move to Coventry as Dai Young's men saw off Bath 29-22 at Adams Park.
Leicester boss Richard Cockerill hit back at the club's critics after their 22-16 win at home to Harlequins ended a run of three successive Aviva Premiership defeats.
Bath-bound Sam Burgess played throughout Sunday's NRL Grand Final with a fractured eye socket as well as a damaged cheekbone.
Demand for next year's Rugby World Cup has been so high that ballots will take place for some seats for every match to determine who gets tickets.
Stuart Lancaster will coach England beyond the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan after signing a six-year contract extension.