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The Wallabies showed their class with a sparkling second half performance to defeat Italy 32-6 in their tough opening World Cup clash in Albany on Sunday.
A late penalty from Niall O'Connor secured a tense 13-11 Pro12 victory over the Scarlets as Connacht came from behind to celebrate the opening of their newly-refurbished Sportsground.
Defending Premiership champions Saracens snatched a late 28-26 victory over Bath at the Recreation Ground thanks to the steady boot of young flyhalf Owen Farrell who slotted seven penalties.
The Blue Bulls showed great fighting spirit to salvage a 22-22 draw with the last kick of the game against a Cheetahs team that had seemed firmly in control in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
With several key players out in the cold because of injury, a makeshift Western Province side warmed to the challenge with a 49-21 win over the Leopards in their Currie Cup clash at a chilly Newlands on Saturday.
England manager Martin Johnson was a relieved man as his side came from behind to beat Argentina 13-9 in their World Cup opener at the Otago Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
England great Jonny Wilkinson said he alone, and not the indoor conditions at the Otago Stadium, was behind his astonishing off-day with the boot against Argentina.
The Sharks kept their composure against a desperate Pumas team who fought incredibly hard but ultimately came up short, losing 33-20 to the defending Currie Cup champions in Durban on Saturday.
Argentina captain Felipe Contepomi, who is a qualified doctor, has said that it is too early to tell how serious the rib injury which forced him off the field in his team's narrow loss to England really is.
On the opening day we celebrated the big party in Auckland. On day two of the World Cup we celebrated the arrival of the minnows.
Fiji's four-try hero Vereniki Goneva Saturday admitted he would be a marked man after destroying Namibia in his World Cup debut, but he said he would cope with the attention next week against South Africa.
England managed to sneak a fortuitous 13-9 win over Argentina in Dunedin on Saturday. But, as they say in the classics, you take any win ... even the ugly ones.
Wales will be offered "no second chances" when they kick off their World Cup against defending champions South Africa on Sunday, according to Welsh forwards coach Robin McBryde.
Argentina held on, bravely, for almost 70 minutes before succumbing to a late England rally in their opening World Cup match in Dunedin on Saturday.
Ireland will face a pumped-up USA Eagles side when the two sides meet in their first match of the World Cup which will be played in New Plymouth on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
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