Wales veteran Tom Shanklin warned that the ever-improving Pacific Island teams pose a real danger to Wales' chances of escaping from their World Cup group.
The Pumas have made just one change to their side for the Currie Cup match with the Leopards on Friday in Potchefstroom.
Australia named an unchanged side for Saturday's daunting Tri-Nations clash with New Zealand in Auckland as they go in search of a rare victory at Eden Park.
During the next three weeks the Eagles Men will play Canada twice and Japan, all important games in preparation for the Rugby World Cup, Eddie O'Sullivan and his squad are in camp and preparations have been going well.
Great effort by the Eagles Women's team last night, their 10-11 lead going into injury time was taken from them by a late (6 minutes of injury time) try by England. With only a short assembly time going into the game, this was a huge effort and we are looking forward to them building on this performance at the weekend against Canada. Congratulations to Peter Steinberg, their new Head Coach - solid start!
Isaac Boss admits he will be "absolutely broken'' if he fails to secure a place in Ireland's World Cup squad.
Eagles Head Coach, Eddie O’Sullivan, has named his best possible squad for the Canada encounter set to take place at BMO Field in Toronto on Saturday.
New Zealand coach Graham Henry has made seven changes ahead of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup and Tri-Nations clash against the Wallabies in Auckland.
Scotland full-back Hugo Southwell has signed a two-year deal with Wasps after leaving Stade Francais.
Rory Lawson is not taking his place in Scotland's World Cup squad for granted despite being named as captain for Saturday's clash with Ireland.
All Blacks flyhalf Colin Slade is studying Wallabies magician Quade Cooper in an effort to better understand the best way to stop the unpredictable playmaker from breaching the New Zealand defence.
London Wasps have signed Scottish fullback Hugo Southwell on a two-year contract.
His earliest memory is of running around with a rugby ball and his earliest ambition - at age two already - was to play for the Springboks. That dream is by no means a fancy says Hermanus High captain, Thomas Bednall, as they prepare to take on Hawston Secondary in their FNB Classic Clash this Saturday.
France coach Marc Lievremont said the progress of the squad in their World Cup training camp had exceeded his expectations.
The Women’s Eagles National Team put in a great performance but came up short 11-15 against tournament favorite England in the Women's Nations Cup.