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Romanian coach Romeo Gontineac has made 11 changes to his team to play England in their Pool B World Cup clash at the Otago Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
Ruaridh Jackson will start at flyhalf in place of Dan Parks for Scotland in their crunch Pool B clash with Argentina in Wellington on Sunday because of his superior passing and running game.
Rugby World Cup chief Martin Snedden described New Zealanders' treatment of Australian fans as "disappointing" on Thursday, after fierce trans-Tasman rivalries took on a spiteful edge.
French players need to avoid the fear factor when they face up to the All Blacks in their Eden Park citadel in their World Cup pool A match on Saturday, centre Aurelien Rougerie believes.
Graham Henry admits he agonised over who would be the All Blacks fullback to play France before opting for Israel Dagg, leaving Mils Muliaina at risk of ending an illustrious career just short of 100 Tests.
England manager Martin Johnson has named a highly experienced line-up for his team's Pool B World Cup clash with Romania at the Otago Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
Richie McCaw will lead New Zealand out, in his 100th Test, in their third match of the World Cup - a Pool A match against France in Auckland on Saturday.
The Blue Bulls, who are starting to show some fight in the Currie Cup, will pose a danger to their hosts in Saturday's trans-Jukskei Currie Cup derby in Johannesburg.
Argentina are pinning their hopes on having their inspirational captain Felipe Contepomi back for Sunday's Pool B World Cup match against Scotland at Wellington Regional Stadium.
Sharks coach John Plumtree hopes his team puts up a better defensive performance when they host Griquas in a Currie Cup encounter in Durban on Friday.
About 10 years ago Heyneke Meyer, Bulls coach at the time, set about contracting a raft of talented young players. After achieving unprecedented success with that group it looks as though the process is starting over.
The University of Johannesburg will play NWU-Pukke in the Final of the 37th national club championships on Friday.
While the world's collective eyes are glued on the World Cup in New Zealand, a little gem landed on my desk.
Scotland will look to score a rare hat-trick when they meet Argentina in a crunch World Cup Pool B match in Wellington on Sunday.
The Western Force finalised their 30-man core playing squad for the 2012 season with the signature of Manly Marlins utility back Ben Seymour.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The Barbarians are one of the top invitational rugby sides with a long history and classic rugby jersey.
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The Lions are ready to get their Australia tour underway. They arrive in Perth on Monday.
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The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
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