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Stereotypes suggest that this will be a massive physical clash and nothing much besides. That is unlikely to happen. Surely this time England will want the backs running, especially clever Ben Foden and try-hungry Chris Ashton.
The Pumas bolted out of the blocks in Invercargill as they put the Romanian Oaks to the sword, recording a resounding 43-8 victory in their Pool B clash on Saturday.
Argentina put together a scintillating first-half display of running rugby to brush aside the challenge of Romania, who they beat 43-8 at Rugby Park in Invercargill on Saturday.
The neutrals will be backing Canada to pull off a second upset at the World Cup when they take on France in Napier on Sunday.
The Wallabies have suffered a a late blow ahead of their important clash with Ireland in Auckland with the news that breakdown ace David Pocock will not be able to play.
Gregor Hunter went some way to making a name for himself in Edinburgh colours as his try handed the Scots their first win of the new Pro12 season, seeing off previously unbeaten Connacht 19-14 at Murrayfield.
Unlucky Wales will need to cast off the bitter disappointment of their one-point loss to defending champions South Africa as they prepare for a crucial Rugby World Cup clash with the dangerous Samoa on Sunday.
France's loosehead prop has injured his upper leg and his future at the World Cup is in jeopardy.
The Lions continued their dominant form in the Currie Cup by producing an efficient display against a willing Leopards team who they ultimately outclassed 43-23 in Potchefstroom on Friday night.
With the 2011 Rugby World Cup in full swing in New Zealand at present, world-renowned eye coach Sherylle Calder - a member of the 2007 World Cup-winning Bok squad - wonders if the players' handling skills are up to scratch at rugby's global showpiece.
Legendary former Springbok centre Danie Gerber has thrown his weight behind the Springboks ahead of Saturday's World Cup Pool D match against Fiji in Wellington.
Julian White and Thomas Waldrom return to the Leicester starting line-up for Round Three of the Aviva Premiership, as the Tigers go in searh of a win at Kingston Park.
England manager Martin Johnson said he would wait until after Sunday's World Cup match against Georgia before selecting a replacement for injured prop Andrew Sheridan.
Springbok flyhalf Morné Steyn admitted on Friday there were areas of his game in which he needed to take a step up after his coaches labelled his above-average goal-kicking ability as vital to their World Cup cause.
New Zealand coach Graham Henry said the All Blacks had dragged their World Cup campaign back on track Friday after their ruthless 83-7 demolition of Japan.
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