Munster and Ireland full-back Simon Zebo has yet to make a decision on his future but says he wants to play Top 14 rugby in France at some point.
Mark McCall has ruled himself out contention for the Ireland head coach job when Joe Schmidt leaves the role.
Ireland will play three Tests against Australia Down Under next June.
Schalk van der Merwe is set to make his Ulster debut in Sunday's Champions Cup game against La Rochelle at Stade Marcel-Deflandre.
British and Irish Lions head Warren Gatland says he was "really, really hurt" by Sean O’Brien's criticisms of his training methods during the summer tour of New...