The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Talented outside back Tim Nanai-Williams knows that he will have to shine this year if he is to nail down a regular place in the Chiefs star-studded backline.
England midfield hopeful Brad Barritt has underlined Saracens' fierce determination to be regarded among the big guns of European rugby.
Connacht's man of the match John Muldoon said that beating Harlequins, ending his side's 14 match losing streak, and breaking their tournament duck was like "winning the Heineken Cup."
Queensland Reds boss Ewen McKenzie has committed to the Super Rugby champions until 2014, but the possibility of him taking over from Robbie Deans as Wallabies coach in 2013 has not been ruled out.
Gloucester boss Bryan Redpath hailed "a great performance" from his team after they stunned Heineken Cup heavyweights Toulouse at Kingsholm.
Harlequins captain Chris Robshaw knows their Heineken Cup quarter-finals hopes are hanging by a thread after their Pool Six defeat at Connacht.
Connacht broke their Heineken Cup duck, and broke a few Harlequins hearts along the way, as they hung on to notch a famous one point victory at a wind and rain swept Sportsground.
Two tries from flying Jonny May rounded off a thrilling encounter at Kingsholm as Gloucester clinched a consolation 34-24 victory over French giants Toulouse.
Gloucester beat Heineken Cup heavyweights Toulouse 34-24 at Kingsholm with a brilliant performance inspired by their try-hungry backs.
Harlequins' Heineken Cup hopes were engulfed by a storming defensive display from Connacht as the hosts made history with a 9-8 win in Galway.
Bath have made wholesale changes to their line-up as they look to finish their Heineken Cup campaign on a high at home to Glasgow Warriors.
Leicester will look to end their campaign on a winning note when they host Pool Four strugglers Aironi in Saturday's Heineken Cup clash.
Ireland have appointed Michael Kearney as their new team manager.
Glasgow Warriors lock Tom Ryder has been added to Scotland's squad for the opening two matches of their Six Nations campaign after Fraser McKenzie suffered an arm injury playing for Sale Sharks against Brive on Thursday.
French giants Toulouse found themselves the subject of a complaint from a Slovakian airline on Friday over damage caused to one of the company's planes.
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