Leicester boss Richard Cockerill admitted his under-strength side's poor defending was their failing in their 50-25 homd defeat to Saracens.
Scotland captain Rory Lawson was left to lament Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino's "exceptional" winning try which gave Argentina a 13-12 win.
Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino scored a sublime try with eight minutes to go, as Argentina squeaked to a 13-12 win over Scotland in a crucial World Cup Pool D match on Sunday.
A late try clinched a dramatic 13-12 victory for Argentina in their crucial World Cup Pool B clash with a determined Scottish team in wet conditions in Wellington on Sunday.
A late try from Lucas Amorosino broke Scotland's hearts as Argentina stole a 13-12 victory in their World Cup Pool B clash in Wellington.
A five-day turnaround between playing the United States and Ireland has caused problems for Italy who are attempting to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time.
France coach Marc Lievremont has rounded on journalists covering the French World Cup campaign, saying some of them take delight in seeing the French team lose.
Thomas Waldrom has joined England's Rugby World Cup squad as replacement Andrew Sheridan after arriving in Auckland on Sunday.
Stand-in captain Leo Cullen admitted Russia posed Ireland "a lot of problems" despite the wide margin of their 62-12 World Cup Pool C win.
Western Province coach Allister Coetzee was disappointed at his team again conceding tries in the first 20 minutes of the game, but said his young apprentices would learn from the experience of playing Currie Cup rugby.
The Free State Cheetahs' attacking intensity in the first half was key to their 34-20 victory over Western Province in their Currie Cup match at Newlands on Saturday.
Ireland coasted home to a comfortable 62-12 victory over Russia and are still on course to finish on top of Pool C at the World Cup.
Tusi Pisi helped kick Samoa to a 27-7 victory against Fiji in their World Cup Pool D encounter at Eden Park in Auckland.
Italy coach Nick Mallett has opted to name Luciano Orquera at fly-half for Tuesday's clash with the USA.
The return to fitness of star back James O'Connor could be a major boost as Australia look to build up some serious momentum heading into the World Cup play-offs.