A hamstring injury will see South Africa without star wing Aphiwe Dyantyi against Australia on Saturday.
England claimed arguably their greatest ever win in the Cricket World Cup final, but their Test team must already look ahead to the Ashes.
Australia will prepare for the Ashes with a warm-up match at Southampton - and Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft may feature.
Australia bowed out of the Cricket World Cup after a thumping defeat to England, but Pat Cummins is already looking towards the Ashes.
Bernard Foley is reportedly set to move to Japan's Top League following this year's Rugby World Cup after departing the Waratahs.
Beauden Barrett, 28, will remain in New Zealand until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup but has agreed a Super Rugby switch to the Blues.
Tributes were paid to James Small after the South Africa Rugby World Cup winner died on Wednesday.
Crusaders boss Scott Robertson plans to prove he is the right man to succeed All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen.
Centre Sonny Bill Williams has suffered another injury setback a fortnight before New Zealand's clash with Argentina.
Christian Lealiifano has been included in Australia's 34-man squad for the Rugby Championship opener against South Africa on July 20.