The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Adam Jones says Wales are turning a deaf ear to the hype that is accompanying their bid for Triple Crown glory at Twickenham on Saturday.
Ben Foden is ready to renew cross-border hostilities when England tackle Wales in Saturday's "crunch'' RBS 6 Nations showdown.
Newcastle lock Adriaan Fondse has been suspended from Saturday's Aviva Premiership game against Leicester at Welford Road.
Bath have signed Scarlets lock Dominic Day on a three-year contract.
Peter Buxton has agreed a new one-year contract with Gloucester.
Former Stormers hardman Adriaan Fondse, who now plays for English Premiership Newcastle Falcons, has been handed a one-week ban for foul play.
The Lions and Cheetahs both promised to be defensively more sound in 2012, but they also undertook not to discard their fine attacking skills.
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson is excited at the prospect of seeing Stuart Hogg run at France in Sunday's Six Nations match at Murrayfield.
Italy flank Mauro Bergamasco has been banned for a month after being cited for dangerous play during the Celtic League clash with Ospreys on February 17, and will miss the rest of the Six Nations.
Lions coach John Mitchell was has delayed making a final decision on the availability of veteran Springbok utility forward Wikus van Heerden ahead of the Super Rugby season opener against the Cheetahs in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Glasgow Warriors have secured the services of Newcastle Falcons lock Tim Swinson who will move to the Scotstoun-based club at the end of the season.
Western Force forwards coach Nick Stiles has heaped praise on the work ethic and commitment of front row recruit Salesi Ma'afu and has backed the Wallaby to be the rock the club can build its scrum around in 2012.
Northampton Saints have invested in the future by giving contract extensions to three young players - prop Tom Mercey, wing Anders Mogensen and hooker Ross McMillan.
Dylan Hartley has given his tacit support for interim England head coach Stuart Lancaster to remain in post beyond the Six Nations.
Scotland and Edinburgh wing Lee Jones has capped a breakthrough season with an extended deal that will keep him at the Murrayfield club until 2014, something he describes as "a dream come true".
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