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Under-pressure Australia are expecting a physically committed United States team to come at them with everything they have got in Friday's Pool C World Cup match.
Powerful All Blacks No.8 Kieran Read has confirmed that he will not be available to play France on Saturday but expects to be right for the Canada game a week later.
Japan have high hopes of finally banishing a 20-year World Cup win drought when they face Pacific islanders Tonga in a battle of the Pool A minnows on Wednesday.
A New Zealand Maori leader has backed controversial comments from South African coach Peter de Villiers that the haka is "overused", saying the traditional war dance has been "hijacked by rugby people".
France coach Marc Lievremont has challenged incumbent flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc to raise his game by picking scrumhalf Morgan Parra in the No.10 jersey in the side to play New Zealand on Saturday at Eden Park.
Argentina's World Cup match against Scotland on Sunday is the country's most important in four years, according to centre Marcelo Bosch.
The All Blacks wound the clock back four years on Tuesday, re-creating scenes from their last World Cup debacle as they stepped up preparations for a showdown with France on Saturday.
South Africa feel they have what it takes to successfully defend their World Cup title defence with minnows Namibia their next tournament indicator at North Harbour on Thursday.
Fiji loose forward Dominiko Waqaniburotu has been suspended for three weeks after admitting he made a "dangerous tip tackle" in the World Cup match against South Africa last week.
France coach Marc Lievremont sprung a surprise on Tuesday when he named scrumhalf Morgan Parra to play at flyhalf for Saturday's World Cup Pool A match against New Zealand.
Ireland and South Africa were the biggest movers on the IRB rankings after another week of World Cup action.
rugby365.com 's Jan de Koning takes a look at Peter de Villiers's selections for Thursday's World Cup Pool D match against Namibia. Has the Bok coach erred by not giving a few more fringe players an opportunity?
Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has revealed that his biggest challenge was not to keep momentum from the weekend's 49-3 Pool D victory over Fiji, but - rather - to manage his players ahead of the knockout stages of the 2011 World Cup.
True to form, the dreaded Monday medical has yielded more bad news for the Western Province Currie Cup squad.
Maties' bid for an unprecedented 13th national club championship title received a huge boost on Monday.
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The Lions are ready to get their Australia tour underway. They arrive in Perth on Monday.
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