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Coach Marc Lievremont's outburst at some of his players for the way they performed in the win over Japan has unearthed fault lines in his squad that threaten to undermine France's World Cup campaign.
England flank James Haskell has said it's vital England raise their game against World Cup outsiders Georgia if they are to avoid being on the wrong end of a shock defeat.
Columnist Grant Ball says Peter de Villiers has to start facing facts and make some tough decisions - the first of those regarding John Smit.
The opening weekend of the World Cup is over and after eight exciting matches we name our first Team of the Week - an interesting mix that includes a fair collection of players from the minnows.
Samoa on Monday named an unchanged team for their opening World Cup match against Namibia in Rotorua on Wednesday.
Wales captain Sam Warburton emerged from his team's World Cup opening loss to South Africa as man-of-the-match and recipient of complimentary plaudits from Springbok counterpart John Smit.
Controversy continued to swirl around a penalty taken by Wales fullback James Hook against South Africa, which seemed to go through the posts but was disallowed by the assistant referees.
England believe moving to a temporary training base in the mountain resort town of Queenstown offers the perfect chance to reinvigorate their squad.
Namibia on Monday announced their team to take on Samoa in a World Cup Pool D match in Rotorua on Wednesday, showing three changes to the team which lost 49-25 against Fiji in their opener.
Canada have made two changes to the line-up for their World Cup opener against Tonga in Whangarei on Wednesday.
The Wallabies were dealt a cruel blow on Monday with news that wing Digby Ioane has sustained a fracture to his right thumb.
The All Blacks received a welcome boost Monday with imposing back row forward Kieran Read confirming he was on track to return to the field before the end of the World Cup pool rounds.
Scotland coach Andy Robinson has made sweeping changes to his starting XV for Wednesday's World Cup Pool B game against Georgia with only four players retained from the side that beat Romania.
England lock Courtney Lawes became the first player to be cited at the World Cup on Monday for kneeing Argentina hooker Mario Ledesma in the head when making a touchline tackle.
South Africa on Monday played down injury concerns in the camp, despite confirmation that veteran lock Bakkies Botha is not responding to treatment for his Achilles problem.
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