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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.
England prop Andrew Sheridan has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup with a shoulder injury, the Rugby Football Union have announced.
Samoa start their 2011 World Cup campaign against Namibia in a Pool D clash at Rotorua International Stadium on Wednesday.
Kieran Crowley says Canada will need to match Tonga's pack if they are to win their opening World Cup Pool A clash in Whangarei on Wednesday.
Russia make their World Cup debut against the United States on Thursday knowing they must capitalise on their moment in the spotlight.
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