Scottish Rugby will consider its options, which may include arbitration, after being sanctioned by World Rugby.
A troublesome knee injury has ended Northampton Saints and England hooker Dylan Hartley's career at the age of 33.
Steve Hansen enjoyed a hugely successful spell in charge of New Zealand and the search for his replacement is under way.
There were four All Blacks and as many Japan players in the Opta team of the Rugby World Cup, but no world champions.
Siya Kolisi captained South Africa to Rugby World Cup success on Saturday and Roger Federer was among the many to congratulate him.
A dream weekend for World Cup winners South Africa got even better at a World Rugby awards ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday.
Six of the top seven teams in the world rankings will start life with a new coach following the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont commended Japan for staging a tournament that "has changed the face of rugby forever".
The Rugby World Cup came to an end on Saturday and here we take a look back at the best Opta facts from the... Read more
South Africa were crowned world champions on Saturday, but their coach said he was ready to walk away as recently as last September.
England went from producing one of their best Rugby World Cup displays to one of their worst and coach Eddie Jones conceded a possible... Read more
"Rugby should be something that creates hope," said Rassie Erasmus, whose side embraced the privilege of inspiring South Africa's people.
He might have played internationally for England, but Kevin Pietersen was among those to laud South Africa's Rugby World Cup final victory.
Siya Kolisi lifting the Rugby World Cup as South Africa's first black captain means everything to his country, says Handre Pollard.
Sam Underhill and Tom Curry had been in dominant form for England at the World Cup and Duane Vermeulen knew they had to be... Read more
England fly-half George Ford said it was a "hard one to take" after his side suffered a 32-12 defeat to South Africa in the... Read more