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South Africa are effectively resigned to being without lock Bakkies Botha for Sunday's World Cup opener against Wales.
Wales prop Adam Jones has insisted heroic failures against World Cup rivals South Africa are no longer acceptable.
Full-back Chris Paterson insists Scotland have to deliver when they face Romania in Saturday's World Cup opener in Invercargill.
Cian Healy has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup opener against the USA in New Plymouth on Sunday.
USA Men’s Sevens coach, Al Caravelli, has named three player pools for the 2011-2012 international rugby sevens season: a pool for the 2011 Pan-Am Games; a pool for the 2011-2012 HSBC Sevens World Series; and a developmental squad.
The colour red is ablaze among the tropical greenery of Northland as residents of New Zealand's most northerly region bedeck their streets with the national colours of Canada, Tonga and Japan to welcome the visiting Pool A teams.
Scores of New Zealand school children from the Northland region gathered at Kerikeri Domain for an open training session by the Canadian Rugby World Cup squad.
Canada wing Taylor Paris is the youngest player at Rugby World Cup 2011, but he has not asked senior teammates what he should expect.
Canadians Jamie and Phil Mackenzie are one of the 13 pairs of brothers competing in Rugby World Cup 2011, and the duo hope to continue a winning streak that began last year.
Twelve members of the squad travelled down the road from Waitangi to Bay of Islands College in Kawakawa to interact with local students on Tuesday.
Romania assistant coach Steve McDowall believes Argentina pose a greater challenge to The Oaks than Scotland in Pool B.
Martin Corry says there is no better time for England to be facing Argentina at the World Cup, but has warned not to underestimate the Pumas.
Scotland are eager to open their World Cup campaign after arriving in Invercargill on Wednesday ahead of Saturday's Pool B opener with Romania.
Sean O'Brien has vowed to continue flattening opponents at the World Cup, declaring: "If there's no hole, I'll make one."
Adam Jones believes heroic failures are no longer acceptable for Wales when they tackle giants of the game like world champions South Africa.
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