Ireland coach Declan Kidney said that he wanted to see his side make fewer mistakes in their World Cup warm-up second match with France next Saturday and ease pressure on the defence.
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans believes that his side capitalised, in the second half of the Tri-Nations Test in Durban, on the Springboks lack of game time.
The Springbok selectors have added Patrick Lambie, Lwazi Mvovo and Chiliboy Ralepelle to the training squad for Saturday's Tri-Nations Test against New Zealand in Port Elizabeth.
Defending champions Canterbury made a strong statement by brushing aside Northland in a 28-13 drubbing in Christchurch.
Wales star Gavin Henson will be sidelined for the start of the World Cup and is likely to miss the entire tournament after undergoing surgery on a dislocated bone in his right wrist.
Toby Flood has slammed England's inability to score tries in their 19-9 defeat against Wales as "embarrassing" and "shameful".
With the World Cup less than a month away, star Wallaby outside back James O'Connor highlighted his team's impressive defensive effort as the focal point of their Tri-Nations victory over the Springboks in Durban.
France's 19-12 victory over Ireland gives the two-time World Cup finalists hope of making further progress ahead of the kick-off of the World Cup, coach Marc Lievremont said on Sunday.
In a pre-season 'friendly' between the first teams of Hamiltons and SK Walmers at Hamiltons' ground in Seapoint on 5 March, matters got nasty.
Wales star Gavin Henson's World Cup dream is in ruins after undergoing surgery on a dislocated bone in his right wrist.
Jamie Roberts believes Wales' fearless defensive display against England has set a benchmark for their World Cup campaign.
Andrew Trimble admits the failure to contain France's early onslaught at the Stade Chaban-Delmas led to Ireland's downfall on Saturday.
Italy were given a major scare by Japan before they claimed a hard-fought 31-24 victory in their World Cup warm-up match in Cesena on Saturday.
Welsh coach Warren Gatland praised his side's backs-to-the-wall defence after their 19-9 win over England in the World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff on Saturday.
Australian coach Robbie Deans praised the resilience of his team after they overturned a 0-6 half-time deficit to defeat the most capped Springbok team of all time 14-9 in a Tri-Nations Test at Kings Park on Saturday.