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A late try from wing Phil Mackenzie saw Canada open their Pool A campaign with a 25-20 win in a see-saw tussle against Tonga in Whangarei.
Wales lock Bradley Davies is determined to win back his place in the side after dropping down the pecking order.
England prop Alex Corbisiero has admitted the loss of his "big hero" Andrew Sheridan will be a big blow.
Scott Lawson was a late withdrawal from the Scotland team which took on Georgia in their second World Cup Pool B in Invercargill on Wednesday.
Samoa are sweating on the fitness of two key players ahead of their World Cup clash against Wales in Hamilton on Sunday.
Ireland recall fit-again Sean O'Brien, Rob Kearney and Cian Healy for the key World Cup pool encounter with Australia at Eden Park on Saturday.
South Africa will be without winger Bryan Habana has been ruled out of Saturday's Pool D match against Fiji because of a knee injury.
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter has pulled out of Friday's encounter against Japan with a back injury.
Samoa warmed up for their World Cup clash against Wales with a crushing 49-12 Pool D victory in Rotorua - but it came at a price.
France have confirmed that fly-half David Skrela has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup with a shoulder injury.
Ben Youngs feels as sharp as ever and is ready to start against Georgia on Sunday after fearing injury would rule him out of the World Cup.
Martin Johnson has called the World Cup balls into question after Jonny Wilkinson missed five consecutive penalty kicks against Argentina.
Alun-Wyn Jones believes Wales have established World Cup momentum despite losing their opening game against South Africa.
Richie McCaw will become the first New Zealand international to reach 100 caps when he leads his team out against opponents Japan on Friday.
Harlequins' Joe Marler has been suspended for three weeks after striking an opponent during the Aviva Premiership match against London Irish.
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