The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Wales loose forward Ryan Jones believes his side's thrilling last-minute away 23-21 defeat of Ireland proved that the Six Nations is the world's premier rugby tournament.
England lock Tom Palmer insists leading Italy brings out the best in Stade Francais team-mate Sergio Parisse.
Toulouse coach Guy Noves has called for the French Top 14 league to be cut by two teams to 12 in a bid to allow players to better adapt to professional rugby.
Stormers coach Allister Coetzee says his biggest task will be to ensure that his players are not underdone by the time their 2012 Super Rugby season kicks off against the Hurricanes at Newlands on February 25.
Stuart Lancaster has introduced a competitive edge to England training that he claims is instrumental in shaping team selection.
Wales teenager George North claims he was disappointed with his form heading into this season's Six Nations Championship.
Fly-half Danny Gray has signed a new contract with Worcester Warriors
Ireland's Six Nations squad will reconvene on Tuesday to prepare for a major character test - tackling tournament favourites France in Paris.
Heyneke Meyer may no longer be employed at Loftus Versfeld, but that won't stop his long-time friend Frans Ludeke from tapping into his vast knowledge of the game.
Greig Laidlaw is confident he can show Scotland the way to the try line if selected for Sunday's Six Nations clash with Wales.
Ryan Jones has braced Wales for the next step in their Six Nations title challenge and believes this season's competition remains wide open.
Scotland have dropped outside the world's top 10 following their RBS 6 Nations home defeat against England on Saturday.
Gloucester have confirmed that Scotland flank Alasdair Strokosch will be leaving the club at the end of the current season to take up a contract with French Top 14 side Perpignan.
England scrum-half Lee Dickson could yet participate in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Italy.
Taranaki's Waisake Naholo and Waikato's Johnathan Malo have been called into the New Zealand Sevens squad for the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens World Series.
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