Exeter Chiefs and England lock Geoff Parling agrees a deal to play for Super Rugby side Melbourne Rebels in the 2018 season.
Full-back Phil Dollman and prop Samson Lee are forced to withdraw from Wales' tour to play Tonga and Samoa because of injury.
Former England international Tom Johnson retires after spending 10 years with Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs.
BBC Sport charts Exeter's path to the Premiership title, just 21 years after the club was in England's fourth tier.
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Exeter prop Tomas Francis looks forward to Wales' chance to make history against Tonga at Eden Park on Friday.
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