Champions Saracens were made to work hard by a spirited Worcester before securing a deserved 18-6 Aviva Premiership victory on Sunday through second-half tries by David Strettle and Brad Barritt.
All three of the 'bigger' teams kept their World Cup hopes alive on Sunday, although they were stretch by a trio of so-called minnows.
Saracens were made to work hard by Worcester before securing a deserved 18-6 Premiership win through tries by David Strettle and Brad Barritt.
Heinrich Brussow was fined after the Springboks' 49-3 victory over Samoa, backline coach Dick Muir said on Sunday.
Chris Ashton insisted there was no link to be made between England's lack of discipline on the field and their recent issues off it.
In contrast to their opening match of the World Cup, the Springboks picked up no injuries in their 49-3 victory over Fiji, team doctor Craig Robberts confirmed on Sunday.
The Springboks have arrived at their new camp near Lake Taupo and have been making their assessments on Namibia's "Wors", South African backline coach Dick Muir said on Sunday.
Coach Marc Lievremont was "satisfied" after seeing France claim a second straight bonus-point win in Pool A with a 46-19 success over Canada.
France's 46-19 victory over Canada left coach Marc Lievremont "satisfied" and certainly in no mood to repeat the fit of pique he unleashed after an unconvincing opening win against Japan.
Canada coach Kieran Crowley refused to blame his side's four-day turnaround for the 46-19 loss to France in their second World Cup match on Sunday.
Ireland's record points scorer Ronan O'Gara said he would be "done with Ireland" after the World Cup, signalling his retirement from international rugby.
England manager Martin Johnson was unhappy with his "sloppy" side despite seeing them make it two wins out of two at the World Cup after a 41-10 victory over Georgia on Sunday.
Brian O'Driscoll insists the determination of Ireland's old guard to make an impact at the World Cup is mirrored by their younger players.
Quade Cooper believes Ireland's 15-6 victory over Australia has sounded their arrival as a major force at the World Cup.
Wales shattered their 20-year jinx against World Cup bogey side Samoa on Sunday with a tense 17-10 win to keep their tournament hopes alive.