The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Harlequins know they have to come away with all the spoils when they travel to face Irish province Connacht in the final game of Pool 6 at the Sportsground in Galway.
Toulouse have to beat Gloucester, who are already out of the competition, at Kingsholm on Friday night to guarantee they finish top of Pool Six and qualify for an incredible 14th Heineken Cup quarterfinal appearance.
Harlequins have made five changes to their side for Friday night's crucial Heineken Cup game against Connacht at the Sportsground.
Gloucester coach Bryan Redpath has resisted the urge to rest his star names in Friday's Heineken Cup tie against Toulouse.
England's Six Nations preparations suffered a blow on Thursday after flank Tom Wood - regarded as a candidate for the captaincy - was ruled out of the opening two games through injury.
Northampton flanker Tom Wood has been ruled out of England's Six Nations games against Scotland and Italy with a toe injury
Tommy Bowe is predicting another points fest when the Ospreys head to the south of France to battle with Biarritz as both clubs strive to stay in European competition.
Edinburgh stand-off Phil Godman has been called into the Scotland squad for the opening two games of the Six Nations Championship.
The Super Rugby pre-season game between the Hurricanes and Crusaders at the Mangatainoka RFC is already a sell-out.
The Cheetahs, determined to make the Super Rugby play-offs for the first time, are engaged in an enormous internal battle for places in the team.
Worcester scrum-half Jonny Arr has expressed his delight to have put pen to paper on a contract extension at Sixways.
England wing Chris Ashton singned a long-tern deal to join Saracens at the end of the season when his current contract with Northampton Saints expires.
Newcastle winger Luke Fielden is hoping to be back in action before the end of the season despite damaging his knee.
England winger Chris Ashton has agreed a "long-term deal" to join Saracens from Northampton at the start of next season.
Luciano Orquera of Aironi created a new goal-kicking record in their pre-Christmas Italian derby game against Treviso.
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