The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Dylan Hartley has revealed he gave up drinking soon after the Rugby World Cup in a bid to get his England career back on track.
Wales are optimistic their bid for Triple Crown glory at Twickenham next week will not be hampered by injuries to key players.
Newport Gwent Dragons can confirm that wing Aled Brew is set to leave the region at the end of the season for an undisclosed European Club.
Gordon D'Arcy believes Ireland must turn the Aviva Stadium into a fortress if they're to claim a first Six Nations crown since 2009.
Wasps have made two personnel changes to the XV that played Saracens last week for their Premiership clash with Exeter on Saturday (5.30pm).
Saints return to Franklin's Gardens for their only home Aviva Premiership match of the Six Nations period when they take on Sale on Saturday.
The champion Reds may have lost to the Waratahs last year, but coach Ewan McKenzie learned from that experience and has targeted mobility as the key to beating his old team in their Super Rugby opener next week.
Gary Gold makes one change for Saturday's clash with London Irish at Kingston Park as Newcastle go for back-to-back home wins.
Following on from last week's win over London Irish, Harlequins have picked a strong side to face Worcester on Saturday (5.30pm).
Highlanders lock Jarrad Hoeata plans to prove that he can offer a physical approach to the game up front and fulfill his dream of filling Brad Thorn's big boots in the All Blacks side.
Gloucester have been boosted by the return of Jim Hamilton and Scott Lawson for the derby clash with Bath at The Rec on Saturday (2.30pm).
South African scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius starred for his new team the Waratahs as they dismantled Tonga A in their Sydney Football Stadium on Friday, cruising to a comprehensive 52-0 victory.
Ben Youngs accepts that a frustrating loss of form has left him in danger of being dropped by England for the first time in his career.
The Hurricanes rallied to come from behind and beat the Chiefs 23-19 in a tense Super Rugby warm-up match played in extremely wet conditions at the Owen Delany Park on Friday.
Some more big decisions are being made this weekend - who will be in contention for top six and who will be in danger of relegation.
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