NZR boss Steve Tew says despite trying to re-price and reshape the event, it hasn't worked.
Steve Tew says they were in discussions with the English Union for the highly-anticipated match up but the extra Test won't go ahead.
A source out of South Africa has told 1 NEWS two teams from South Africa and one from Australia will be axed from next year's competition, with a decision on which teams by May.
Josh Kronfeld, Tana Umaga and Justin Marshall were just some of those to recognise the passing of one of their greatest adversaries.
The tennis superstar touched down in Auckland today ahead of the ASB Classic and is already loving everything she sees.
Dean Lonergan says there is a lot of media speculation in England that Fury will be vacating his heavyweight belts tonight NZ time.
Fa, 26, beat Parker twice in the amateur ranks and has trained with current IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.