The advice of the television match official at the Tri-Nations match between South Africa and New Zealand on Saturday has evoked some questioning.
Ontario Blues recovered from the blow of conceding an early try to register six of their own and destroy The Rock 41-7.
Christian Wolff returned to the Prairie Wolf Pack side and inspired them to a 35-23 win against British Columbia. The fly-half sat out last week’s defeat against BC in Kelowna and his kicking and directional skills were sorely missed. He scored 15 points with the boot at Calgary Rugby Park and was at the centre of most of the Pack’s best play.
Wales cruised past 2007 World Cup semifinalists Argentina with a 28-13 victory at the Millennium Stadium in their final warm-up test ahead of September's World Cup.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry admitted that the Springboks outplayed his team in Port Elizabeth but said he had no regrets about leaving nine of New Zealand's leading players at home to rest ahead of the World Cup.
Five more current All Blacks have committed to continue playing their rugby in New Zealand after 2011, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) announced.
Dan Parks staked his claim to win back the Scotland No.10 jersey as they stepped up their World Cup preparations with another solid win, beating Italy 23-12 at Murrayfield on Saturday.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry may leave South Africa with more questions than answers when it comes to the make-up of his World cup squad, as his team failed to deliver.
Ireland's nightmare run-up to the World Cup continued as they slumped to their third consecutive defeat when they were largely outplayed in a 26-22 defeat by France at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.
Ireland are sweating on the fitness of Felix Jones less than 48 hours before they name their World Cup squad.
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson was pleased with an improved display in the 23-12 win over Italy on Saturday.
Springbok captain John Smit warned that although the 18-5 win over the All Blacks was vital to his team's morale, there is still a lot for them to work on ahead of the defence of their World Cup title.
Much like they have done on so many occasions in the past, just when even the most die hard supporters begin to doubt the Springboks' capabilities, they produce a fantastic performance against their arch rivals New Zealand.
Stand-in All Black skipper Keven Mealamu lamented his side's inability to finish off the opportunities that they created against the Springboks in their 5-18 Tri-Nations loss in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Scotland warmed up for the World Cup with a second win in two EMC Tests by defeating Italy 23-12 at Murrayfield on Saturday.