The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Wales skills coach Neil Jenkins is confident fly-half Rhys Priestland will bounce back from his disappointing showing against England.
Veteran Franch flank Julien Bonnaire always puts in a performance meriting 8 out of 10 according to rugby manager Jo Maso, but how long can he go on for?
The Crusaders have been forced to make a change to their team to face the Highlanders, as centre Ryan Crotty has been pulled from the starting line-up.
Western Force 2011 Rising Star award winner Patrick Dellit will make his return to Super Rugby this weekend after being selected in the run-on side to tackle the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.
Reds and Wallabies star Radike Samo has been selected at No.8 for his first start of the 2012 Super Rugby season when the Reds clash with the Western Force on Saturday.
England coach Stuart Lancaster confirmed there are no plans to change the policy of not selecting players from outside the Aviva Premiership.
After a barrage of tight matches last weekend we cruise on into Round Two of Super Rugby with already frayed nerves and a sense of excitement for what lies ahead.
The Melbourne Rebels' hopes of making a winning start to their Super Rugby campaign have been dealt a cruel blow with the news that Wallaby fullback Kurtley Beale has been ruled out of Friday's clash with the Waratahs.
Wales centre Jamie Roberts is "touch and go" for the Six Nations match with Italy in Cardiff a week on Saturday, according to skills coach Neil Jenkins.
France fullback Maxime Medard is set to be out of action for up to nine months, he revealed on his Twitter account, after suffering a serious knee injury in last Sunday's 23-17 Six Nations win over Scotland.
The Crusaders' off-season headline-grabber, Zac Guilford, has been named on the bench for the Super Rugby Round Two encounter with the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday.
England's interim coach Stuart Lancaster faces an anxious weekend on injury watch after releasing 18 of his players back to their clubs.
Wales hero Scott Williams says returning to training has brought him "back to reality" following his match-winning score last wekeend.
Wales skills coach Neil Jenkins says Jamie Roberts is "touch and go" to make the Six Nations clash with Italy a week on Saturday.
The Hurricanes have named an unchanged team for their second round Super Rugby match against the Lions this Saturday, despite last week's emphatic loss to the Stormers.
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