The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
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.
Lock Wilhelm Steenkamp will lead a young and dynamic Bulls team in their first outing of 2012 when they take on the Kings in their compulsory friendly in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Edinburgh wing Lee Jones is set to make his Scotland debut against England at Murrayfield on Saturday after being named in the team for the Six Nations opener.
Ulster have announced that the contract of head coach Brian McLaughlin is "under review".
Edinburgh wing Lee Jones is to make his Scotland debut in the Six Nations opener with England at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Cheetahs assistant coach Hawies Fourie has called for his side to cut out all the sloppy errors they made against the Border Bulldogs in a disappointing pre-season friendly.
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