The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Centre Wesley Fofana will make his international debut for France in their Six Nations opener against Italy on Saturday, after what he admits has been a slow maturing process.
Graham Rowntree has urged what is set to be a raw England side to start putting the "unspeakable past" of the team's World Cup flop behind them when they face Scotland in Saturday's Six Nations opener.
Scotland new boys Dave Denton and Lee Jones are hoping to make immediate impacts after being called up for the Calcutta Cup clash with England.
All eyes will be on Brian O'Driscoll's replacement at outside centre when Ireland name their team for the Six Nations clash with Wales.
Rob Howley has no doubt that whoever is chosen as Wales' goalkicker for their Six Nations opener against Ireland will be up to the task.
The Cheetahs won their second game in three days as their Super Rugby pre-season preparations gathered momentum, when they mauled the hapless Griffons 38-7 in Welkom.
Stuart Lancaster will name at least eight uncapped England players in his 22 to face Scotland in Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash.
Newcastle have added ex-England forwards coach John Wells to their coaching set-up until the end of the season.
Scotland debutant David Denton is determined to show he belongs at international level.
Luke Fitzgerald has an outside chance of being available for the second round of Ireland's RBS 6 Nations campaign.
England have not won at Murrayfield since 2004 but hooker Dylan Hartley reckons that will not be an issue for this inexperienced squad.
Andy Robinson has told his Scotland players to do their talking on the pitch in Saturday's Six Nations opener with England at Murrayfield.
Wales remain hopeful of having Rhys Priestland, Jamie Roberts and Dan Lydiate fit for Sunday's Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin.
Wales are waiting on the fitness of Jamie Roberts, Rhys Priestland and Dan Lydiate ahead of their opening Six Nations match away to Ireland in Dublin on Sunday.
Graham Rowntree has backed a young and inexperienced England side to quell the Scottish passion in Saturday's Calcutta Cup showdown.
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