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Tonga claimed their first win of the World Cup as they condemned Pool A rivals Japan to a 31-18 defeat in an entertaining match in Whangarei.
Imanol Harinordoquy has mocked claims that France have deliberately selected a weakened team for the World Cup group clash with New Zealand.
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter has been declared fully fit for Saturday's crucial World Cup clash with France at Eden Park.
Scotland hooker Ross Ford has taken confidence from recent displays against Argentina ahead of Sunday's World Cup Pool B clash in Wellington.
England lock Simon Shaw believes he is still benefiting from a spell playing for Dunedin Pirates in 1991.
Australia have made seven changes for Friday's World Cup Pool C clash with the USA as they seek to bounce back from their loss to Ireland.
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is facing an anxious wait after scans showed he suffered ankle ligament damage during the victory over Samoa.
Ireland fly-half Ronan O'Gara claims he has no intention of retiring from Test rugby after the World Cup.
Shane Jennings will not be satisfied by Ireland's win over Australia unless they make it all the way to the World Cup final.
Felipe Contepomi is remaining coy on his fitness ahead of Argentina's World Cup clash with Scotland, but reckons the Pumas can win without him.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse warned his side they must improve defensively after their 53-17 win over Russia in Nelson.
Italy recorded their biggest-ever World Cup victory as they powered past Russia 53-17 in Pool C at Trafalgar Park.
Steve Thompson believes a "boot up the backside" was exactly what England needed after Sunday's error-strewn victory over Georgia.
Argentina back Marcelo Bosch is optimistic of success in Sunday's World Cup Pool B clash against Scotland.
England's management are adamant that Nick Easter injured his back in training rather than when doing a 134-metre bungee jump last week.
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