The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Michael Hobbs of the Blues has made history, for the wrong reason, when he became the first player to be issued with an off-field yellow card.
England captain Chris Robshaw hopes his side can treat Twickenham to a "much improved" attacking game in their 6 Nations showdown with Wales.
England's self-confessed lineout nerd Geoff Parling is primed to target Wales' Achilles heel in Saturday's 6 Nations showdown.
Ireland forwards coach Gert Smal will take no further part in the 6 Nations because of an eye condition.
Former All Blacks wing Doug Howlett has signed a contract extension with Irish province Munster until the end of season 2012/2013.
Graeme Morrison is convinced Scotland's heavyweight midfield can deliver in Sunday's 6 Nations clash with World Cup finalists France.
Mike Phillips thinks Wales must shut out the external hype and hysteria surrounding their Triple Crown bid when they face England on Saturday.
South Africa's World Cup-winning coach Jake White won his opening match in charge of the Brumbies with a 19-17 victory over Western Force in an Australian Super Rugby derby in Canberra on Friday.
Rebels coach Damien Hill is sweating over the fitness of a number of players, including Wallaby stars Kurtley Beale and Stirling Mortlock, ahead of next week's season opener.
Loftus Versfeld is sold out for the first Super Rugby match to be held in South Africa this season, with the clash between the Bulls and the Sharks set to pack the massive stadium in Pretoria to the rafters.
Worcester Warriors revealed on Friday that No.8 Adam Balding will leave the club with immediate effect.
Ospreys lock James Goode has completed a loan move to Premiership side Newcastle Falcons until the end of the current season.
Newcastle Falcons have bolstered their squad with the signings of Adam Balding and James Goode.
Scotland will be desperate to secure their first victory of the Six Nations when they take on a formidable French outfit in their clash at Murrayfield on Sunday.
Wales hooker Ken Owens may be making his first Test start against England in the Six Nations this weekend but as far as he's concerned he's not even the best player in his family.
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