​Toulon's Delon Armitage has been suspended for 12 weeks as a result of a misconduct complaint lodged against him following his club's European Champions Cup defeat in Leicester.
Adam Ashley-Cooper has signed for French Top 14 club Bordeaux-Begles.
Forwards Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes have signed new deals with reigning Premiership champions Northampton.
Prop Martin Castrogiovanni has been fined £7,900 and given a suspended four-match ban for comments he made in the wake of Toulon's defeat to Leicester.
Ireland will face England, as well as Wales twice in the space of three weeks, in friendly fixtures ahead of next year's World Cup.
The Wasps players are desperate to succeed in Coventry, says Andy Goode, following their controversial move from Adams Park.
Wales will face a testing double-header against Six Nations holders Ireland as part of their World Cup preparations next year.
Charlie Matthews could receive a long suspension after being cited for allegedly making contact with the eye area of Leinster flanker Dominic Ryan on Saturday.
The Barbarians will continue the fight to restore their reputation by rounding off their 125th anniversary against Argentina at Twickenham in November 2015.
George North says Wales' overseas-based stars are "relieved" by the new dual-contract system that gives them an option to return to play closer to home.
England pair Tom Youngs and Dan Cole and Argentina prop Marcos Ayerza have agreed new long-term contracts with Leicester.
New Zealand rugby chiefs have put their long-term faith in coach Steve Hansen by reappointing him to the end of 2017 - regardless of results in next year's World Cup.