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Jim Mallinder has confirmed he is interested in replacing Martin Johnson as England manager.
Toby Booth defended Steven Shingler after the London Irish centre was sent off during Friday's 24-18 Heineken Cup defeat away to Cardiff Blues.
Johnny Leota's hat-trick helped Sale get their European Challenge Cup campaign up and running with a 59-6 win over Spanish champions La Vila.
Northampton crashed to a second consecutive Heineken Cup defeat and to the brink of elimination after losing 28-23 to Scarlets on Friday.
Clermont Auvergne picked up their first win of this season's Heineken Cup in some style as they put Aironi to the sword in a 54-3 victory.
Northampton crashed to a Heineken Cup defeat by Scarlets on Friday night, while Cardiff Blues overpowered 14-man London Irish.
Fly-half Dan Parks kicked 14 points as Cardiff Blues made it two wins from two in the Heineken Cup with a 24-18 win over 14-man London Irish.
Tim Visser's try double earned Edinburgh a sensational Heineken Cup Pool Two success over Racing Metro at Murrayfield, where they won 48-47.
Graham Henry appears to have distanced himself from the possibility of replacing Martin Johnson as England manager.
Harlequins star Mike Brown believes the unbeaten Londoners cannot allow themselves to be carried away by their scintillating early-season form.
Leicester captain Geordan Murphy will equal the club's Heineken Cup appearance record of 69 against Ulster on Saturday (kick-off 6pm).
Greg Goosen and Alex Tait will both start for Newcastle in Saturday's Amlin Challenge Cup away to reigning Italian champions Petrarca (2pm).
Former Springbok captain John Smit will make his first start for Saracens in Saturday's Heineken Cup clash in Biarritz (1.30pm).
Scotland will play world champions New Zealand at Murrayfield next November.
Rob Baxter insists that Cavalieri Prato are potentially "a dangerous proposition" for his Exeter team in Sunday's Amlin Challenge Cup clash.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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