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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.
Worcester fly-half Danny Gray and centre Sione Tu'ipulotu will make debuts in Saturday's Amlin Challenge Cup clash at Crociati Parma (7.30pm).
Ospreys lock Alun-Wyn Jones looks set to miss Wales' clash with Australia in Cardiff next month due to a foot injury.
Ulster and Ireland centre Paddy Wallace is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks following surgery to repair a thumb injury.
Sir Clive Woodward outlined the qualities any potential successor to Martin Johnson will require to succeed as England manager.
Nigel Davies wants his Scarlets team to show "real belief" when they target a repeat of Heineken Cup history against Northampton.
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