A first Test appearance in 12 years for Great Britain Lions ended in a 14-6 defeat to a Tonga Invitational XIII in New Zealand on Saturday.
New Zealand were well beaten by Australia in Wollongong, a year after defeating their Trans-Tasman rivals in their last meeting.
Catalans Dragons and Warrington Wolves have been hit in the pocket due to ugly scenes in the south of France.
Australia won the men's title at the inauguaral World Cup Nines, with Mitchell Moses and David Fifita each playing starring roles.
Sam Tomkins was in scintillating form as England began their World Cup Nines campaign with a routine 25-4 triumph over Wales in Sydney.
Super League's reigning Man of Steel Jackson Hastings will be part of a 24-man touring party for Great Britain.
Melbourne Storm will be "looking at all the facts" before deciding whether to take any action against Nelson Asofa-Solomona
Great Britain Lions will be without Wigan Warriors and England captain Sean O'Loughlin for the tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.