The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Ireland go into Sunday's Six Nations match with Wales with revenge very much on their minds after losing to the Welsh twice last year including October's World Cup quarterfinal.
The Blues put down an early marker about their Super Rugby potential, when they beat the Hurricanes 36-22 in a pre-season game in Whangarei on Saturday.
Hosts New Zealand will meet arch-rivals Fiji in the Final of the Wellington leg of the IRB Sevens World Series on Saturday.
The Eagles are still in search of their first win in 2012 after an 0-5 skid in the 2012 Hertz Sevens in New Zealand, the fourth stop on the HSBC Sevens World Series. A 12-14 shield semifinal loss to Scotland ended the Eagles' Wellington campaign.
Mike Phillips believes the Six Nations Championship provides Wales with a perfect opportunity to shake off any lingering World Cup frustration.
Chris Robshaw says England's young guns will be undaunted by the history and hostility of Murrayfield in Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash (5pm).
Scotland scrum-half Chris Cusiter believes a winning start to the Six Nations is imperative against England, saying: "We simply have to do it".
The Macquarie Men's Sevens team will face Samoa in the quarter finals of the Wellington Sevens tomorrow after sensationally topping their pool.
The women's Six Nations starts with a match between titleholders England and Scotland. After their victories over the Black Ferns of New Zealand, England are firm favourites to repeat their 2011 Grand Slam.
Philippe Saint-Andre makes his Six Nations coaching debut when France take on Italy on Saturday, and the former international wing is urging his team to forget their favourites tag.
Two prominent Old Kingswoodian are deservedly making headlines! Both have been picked to play in the Six Nations championships this weekend.
If England are facing a collective test of "bottle" against Scotland, then Ben Youngs is braced for the sternest examination of all.
Philippe Saint-Andre has warned France not to take Italy for granted as the tournament favourites open their Six Nations campaign in Paris.
Toby Flood could be in contention for England's second Six Nations fixture in Italy after being named on the bench for Leicester this weekend.
Andy Robinson believes Scotland are ready to realise their potential and start the Six Nations with a bang in Saturday's opener with England.
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