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If there's one man Canada can rely on not to take a backward step in their opening World Cup match against Tonga, it has to be immensely their physical lock Jamie Cudmore.
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has named a completely unchanged team from the one that drew with the Blue Bulls last week for their crunch clash with the Sharks in Bloemfontein this weekend.
England manager Martin Johnson has warned his side to beware Georgia after hailing the standard of what he called one of the "best weekends of pool games in World Cup history".
On the road into Robertson from Worcester, one is immediately confronted with the convivial atmosphere of popular local restaurant Bourbon Street. You can be sure that there is more than just the red wine for which the area is internationally famous on its patrons lips these days, such have been the performances of the local schools 1st XV over the last few years.
Samoa's historic win over Australia in July has ramped up expectations of the Polynesians creating more history at the World Cup, but the Pacific islanders are not used to the favourites tag they have been given ahead of their clash with Namibia.
France coach Marc Lievremont's fractious relationship with his players has re-emerged with scrumhalf Dimitri Yachvili upset that criticism of their unimpressive opening World Cup win against Japan was expressed through the media.
The big news at the World Cup on Tuesday was England lock Courtney Lawes two-match ban for his reckless play against Argentina, and an injury worry for All Blacks golden boy Dan Carter.
Argentina's coach Santiago Phelan has made just two changes to his starting XV for their match against Romania, their second of the 2011 rugby World Cup, and both of those changes were forced on him through injury.
The Lions have made three changes and one positional shift from last weekend's starting lineup for their Currie Cup match against the Leopards in Potchefstroom on Friday night.
Hoêrskool Tygerberg won the @tlantic Sevens competition played at Die Brandwag, Uitenhage, over the weekend.
Ireland have no special plans to muzzle game-breaking Australian flyhalf Quade Cooper despite his dismantling of Italy, as they contemplate a daunting pool game against the Tri-Nations champions.
Japan plan on showing New Zealand their rugby has matured in a big way since losing to the All Blacks by a record 145-17 at the 1995 World Cup in South Africa.
Although Fiji are better known for their expansive style of rugby, they will also bring a lot of physicality to Saturday's match and Springbok prop Gurthro Steenkamp believes that his team will have to be at their bruising best.
We give some statistics of virtue and vice during the first round of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. You can see which sides were most and least penalised, who scored most and fewest tries, which match had most or fewest stoppages and which match had the ball in play longest. The most penalised player was penalised five times.
Kiwi-born Fiji captain Deacon Manu is a veteran of the New Zealand rugby scene who went on to qualify for Wales through residency.
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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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