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Rocky Elsom has said Australia must win the battle of the breakdown if they are to beat champions South Africa in the World Cup quarterfinals on Sunday.
IRB chief executive Mike Miller has responded to New Zealand's threat to withdraw from the 2015 World Cup by saying "everyone is replaceable".
Rory Best could recover from injury to his right shoulder to play again at the World Cup if Ireland beats Wales in the quarterfinals on Saturday.
England center Manu Tuilagi has become the second member of his family to be fined for wearing an unauthorised, branded mouthguard at the 2011 World Cup.
Italy hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini faces a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday after being cited for allegedly 'gouging' the eyes of Ireland prop Cian Healy during the teams' decisive World Cup pool match last weekend.
Samoa's Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu was banned from playing rugby at all levels on Tuesday after calling Welsh referee Nigel Owens "racist" on Twitter .
Blue Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner arrived in Wellington on Tuesday where he joined the Springbok squad ahead of Sunday's World Cup quarterfinal match against Australia.
Springbok hardman Bakkies Botha said he was chomping at the bit ahead of Sunday's World Cup quarterfinal against Australia after missing two titanic pool battles against Wales and Samoa.
France coach Marc Lievremont stood by his controverial decision to play Morgan Parra at flyhalf after again naming him in his team for Saturday's World Cup quarterfinal against England at Eden Park.
England lock Tom Palmer has warned a France team seemingly riven by talk of internal splits could yet be at their most dangerous for this weekend's World Cup quarterfinal.
Former England centre Jeremy Guscott told the BBC on Monday that the behaviour of some of the England players during the World Cup has been 'unacceptable'.
The World Cup marches into the quarterfinals this weekend - eight teams, four referees, crunch time. The referees for the quarters are Craig Joubert, Steve Walsh, Bryce Lawrence and Nigel Owens.
Western Province outside back Heinrich Steyl became the latest player to fall to the curse of the blue and white hooped jersey when it was confirmed that he will be out of action for nine months with a broken leg.
We head into crunch time at the World Cup this week ahead of the knock-out stages and there is no longer any margin for error, but more importantly goes your team have a match winner?
With just two weeks of Currie Cup action left until the all-important play-offs there are still plenty of teams in with a shout, so we thought it would be the perfect time to take a look at the possibilities.
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The Lions are ready to get their Australia tour underway. They arrive in Perth on Monday.
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