A penalty two minutes from time by Tom Homer gave London Irish their first Premiership victory of the season as they won 14-13 at Northampton.
The Pumas picked up their first win of the Currie Cup season, entrenching Griquas further down the bottom half of the log with a narrow 34-31 victory in Kimberley on Saturday.
Ospreys produced a second-half comeback to win 32-27 at Treviso and maintain their 100% start to the RaboDirect Pro12 season.
The 2011 World Cup final looks set to be a battle of the hemispheres following Ireland's 15-6 upset of Australia at Eden Park.
Ireland's heroic victory over Australia in Auckland has already sparked wild, although somewhat premature speculation about possible World Cup quarterfinal match-ups.
Talented young Free State flyhalf Johan Goosen scored in every way possible as he contributed 29 points in his team's 53-32 Currie Cup win over the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The Wallabies were crestfallen after a shattering try-less 15-6 mugging by Ireland to turn their World Cup campaign upside down at Eden Park on Saturday.
Worcester coach Richard Hill is braced for an aerial bombardment when his side meet Saracens at Vicarage Road on Sunday.
Wales' World Cup squad have sent their sympathy to the families and friends of the four miners who died at Gleision Colliery near Pontardawe.
Scotland prop Euan Murray is enjoying his side's World Cup journey thus far after two wins from two Pool B games.
South Africa's 49-3 demolition of Fiji in their World Cup pool match in Wellington on Saturday was the result of a much improved performance by the forwards.
While the Lions left Potchefstroom with five points on Friday, they will be licking their wounds as they contend with injuries in critical positions.
United States captain Todd Clever has been cleared to play against Australia in his side's next World Cup match, despite being found guilty of a dangerous tackling offence.
England centre Mike Tindall's cosying up with a girl during a boozy night out at the World Cup in New Zealand was splashed on several British newspaper front pages once more Saturday.
Inspirational skipper Brian O'Driscoll saluted the Irish forward pack for dominating the Wallabies and building the platform for one of Ireland's greatest victories at the World Cup on Saturday.