Stoke City hope Wales midfielder Joe Allen will be fit to face Manchester City after his concussion scare in Cardiff.
Warrington appoint London Broncos boss Andrew Henderson as assistant to newly-appointed head coach Steve Price.
England opener Keaton Jennings says he cannot wait to start the next phase of his career with new county Lancashire.
Sale lock Josh Beaumont is ruled out of action for three months with a torn biceps picked up in their loss at Harlequins.
The football club had been in dispute with the Suffolk force over match day costs of up to £500,000.
The Premier League confirms any Christmas Eve games will kick off before 16:00 GMT at a meeting with club supporters 'groups.
England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings extends his contract with Kent and is appointed as vice-captain.
Preview followed by match report of Wednesday's Women's Champions League second leg between Bayern Munich and Chelsea (18:00 BST).
Leigh Centurions sign centre Peter Mata'utia on a three-year contract from NRL side Newcastle Knights.
Bath fly-half Freddie Burns gets a three-week suspension for a dangerous tip tackle on Worcester's Josh Adams.