Courtney Lawes is on Sunday facing an anxious wait to hear whether he will be cited following England's 13-9 World Cup victory over Argentina.
Japan have suffered a second injury blow to their squad after Ryukoliniashi Holani was ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.
Australia weathered a tough first half, but came out firing later in the game as their exciting backs made the most of some cracks in the Italian defence.
The Leopards had shown in the first 20 minutes of their Currie Cup match against Western Province on Saturday just how well they could play,
The Wallabies showed their class with a sparkling second half performance to defeat Italy 32-6 in their tough opening World Cup clash in Albany on Sunday.
On a beautiful early fall day in Hanover, Dartmouth rugby welcomed some of the tops sides from around New Hampshire and Vermont to Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse in Hanover as part of the annual Granite Cup. Although they had their fair share of struggles on the day, both of the Dartmouth sides that took part proved victorious.
Justin Tipuric scored an injury-time try to give Ospreys a 26-19 win over Edinburgh and keep up their unbeaten record in the Celtic League.
A late penalty from Niall O'Connor secured a tense 13-11 Pro12 victory over the Scarlets as Connacht came from behind to celebrate the opening of their newly-refurbished Sportsground.
Defending Premiership champions Saracens snatched a late 28-26 victory over Bath at the Recreation Ground thanks to the steady boot of young flyhalf Owen Farrell who slotted seven penalties.
Exeter beat Newcastle at Sandy Park to go top of the Aviva Premiership on Saturday, while there were also wins for Saracens and Gloucester.
Jonny May and Tom Voyce helped Gloucester pick up their first win of the Aviva Premiership season with a 29-8 victory over Worcester.
Exeter recorded their fourth consecutive victory for the first time in the Aviva Premiership, beating Newcastle 32-15 at Sandy Park.
Owen Farrell landed a penalty via both posts with the last kick of the game to earn Saracens a 28-26 win over Bath at the Recreation Ground.
Niall O'Connor nailed the match-winning kick for Connacht as they came from behind to beat the Scarlets 13-11 in the RaboDirect PRO12.
The Blue Bulls showed great fighting spirit to salvage a 22-22 draw with the last kick of the game against a Cheetahs team that had seemed firmly in control in Bloemfontein on Saturday.