Thirty-five players have been chosen for the US national team's tour next month - which features a Test against New Zealand.
The United States will be able to select leading players based in Britain, France and Japan in their team to play New Zealand.
It is official. World Cup-winning coach Jake White will act as technical adviser to Tonga during their year-end tour.
Former World Cup-winning coach Eddie Jones has thrown his weight behind Jake White to replace Ewen McKenzie.
Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna's dream of representing New Zealand is all but over after he made his intention clear to play for Tonga.
Scotland will become the first top-tier nation to host a match on an artificial pitch, when they takes on Tonga during the year-end Tests in November.
The IRB's player eligibility rules amendment could see a number of foreign national players switch their allegiances back to their home nations.
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