Wallaby youngster James O'Connor could miss next week's Bledisloe Cup showdown with the All Blacks in Brisbane after missing a public team appearance in Sydney.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry is throwing fuel on the fire that has the Springboks under growing pressure to produce a strong performance on Saturday.
Martyn Williams will play his last Wales game at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday - and then hope he has done enough to got to the World Cup.
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate knows what to expect from Argentina - but that does not mean an easy ride in Saturday's World Cup warm-up clash.
Leinster prop Cian Healy insists Ireland are desperate to topple France at the Aviva Stadium, even though there is nothing riding on the game.
Wales are targetting victory over Argentina on Saturday as they look to build precious momentum going into the World Cup next month.
The Ospreys have handed first professional contracts to the highly-rated teenage duo of Emyr Williams and Matthew Morgan who have come through the player development pathway at the region.
Springbok pickpocket Heinrich Brüssow has hardly seen any game-time this year as he has been sidelined by injury, but the ball thief from Bloemfontein is confident that he will hit his stride in time for the World Cup.
South Africa, as a team, must enforced themselves on their New Zealand rivals if they want to avoid a Tri-Nations whitewash.
In a warm-up match before the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, Japan play the USA Eagles at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo.
Ireland are preparing for a full-blooded encounter with France here Saturday as the two Six Nations heavyweights collide at Lansdowne Road with players from both sides vying for places at the World Cup.
New Zealand coach Graham Henry has rubbished claims from the South Africa camp that performance is more important than the result on Saturday.
Scotland skipper Alastair Kellock insists he is not thinking about the possibility of captaining his country at the World Cup ahead of Saturday's final warm-up against Italy at Murrayfield.
Boland Cavaliers can close the gap between them and the EP Kings at the top of the provincial First Division log if they can score a bonus point victory over the SWD Eagles in Wellington on Friday afternoon.
New Zealand has lifted a ban preventing a Fijian player from attending this year's World Cup after he resigned from the Pacific nation's military, Foreign Minister Murray McCully.