England captain Owen Farrell has had surgery on an injured thumb just two weeks before their Six Nations opener with champions Ireland in Dublin but is still expected to be fit to play.
Nine forwards with a back at openside? It's a formation that could transform rugby, and the England head coach is weighing it up ahead of the World Cup.
Dylan Hartley has been left out of England's Six Nations squad due to injury as Eddie Jones included four uncapped players in his 35-man group.
Sam Underhill will miss England's Six Nations campaign after undergoing ankle surgery, Bath Rugby has announced.
Premiership Rugby has moved to dampen suggestions of a rift with the Rugby Football Union after reports the organisation could break away.
England back-row Mark Wilson has signed a new long-term contract to stay with Gallagher Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.
Billy Vunipola and Liam Williams are both in line for Six Nations squad places with England and Wales respectively after Saracens announced their returns from injury.
Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks due to a small tear to his chest muscle.
Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill has said the England job can be "a hiding to nothing" amid speculation he could succeed Eddie Jones.
Maro Itoje is expected to be fit for the start of the Six Nations in February after Saracens' director of rugby Mark McCall said the England forward does not need surgery to repair a knee injury.
Warren Gatland and Stuart Lancaster are among the names being considered by the RFU to replace England head coach Eddie Jones.
World Cup-winning legend David Campese believes Rugby Australia would be panicking if it gambled on an overseas replacement for beleaguered Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.
Exeter Chiefs and England winger Nowell tore his hamstring during the November internationals and faces a race to be fit for the Six Nations.
Sam Burgess says "individual egos and selfish players" led to England's exit from the 2015 Rugby World Cup, rather than his controversial inclusion in the squad.
New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.
Eddie Jones' men made it three wins from four but another unpunished shoulder tackle by Owen Farrell shows there is still work to be done before next year's World Cup.
England prop Kyle Sinckler used a sledge to remind the Wallabies of their off-field issues in his team's Test win at Twickenham.
Australia coach Michael Cheika was incensed at what he called the "ludicrous decision" not to penalise Owen Farrell for a no-arms tackle on Izack Rodda.
Talismanic Wallabies back-rower David Pocock has been ruled out Saturday's clash with England after failing a late fitness test.
Can England finish their year on a high with a sixth straight win against Australia? And will Scotland bounce back against Argentina?
David Pocock will start at No.8 for Australia against England after overcoming a neck injury, as Kurtley Beale was dropped from Michael Cheika's 23-man squad.
Manu Tuilagi and Dylan Hartley are both on the bench for England's final November international against Australia with Joe Cokanasiga named on the wing.
England coach Eddie Jones believes Australia are playing mind games over David Pocock's fitness ahead of Saturday's Test and fully expects the talismanic flanker to play at Twickenham.
England wing Chris Ashton will miss Saturday's final autumn international against Australia after picking up a calf injury in the win over Japan.
Wallabies veteran Will Genia will bring up his 100th Test cap against England this weekend, but the scrum-half says the Indigenous jersey and, or course, a first win in five over the Auld Enemy, are far more important.
- ENG2ndTRIES SCORED 1st Ireland : 20 Tries ScoredIRE1st1420
- ENG4thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Ireland : 78 Points DifferenceIRE1st1078