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The prospect of matching up against Irish superstar centre Brian O'Driscoll this weekend in the World Cup has the Wallaby contenders drooling over winning the nod for the coveted No.13 jersey.
Wallaby line-out general Dan Vickerman on Tuesday accepted full blame for his ill-discipline in conceding a penalty for backchatting the referee in last weekend's opening World Cup win over Italy.
Japan's New Zealand-born coach John Kirwan has declared his interest in becoming the All Blacks' mentor, describing the role currently held by Graham Henry as "the best job in the world".
With the World Cup team news coming thick and fast, we will continue with grouping our team announcements - along with our regular team announcement stories - to ensure that nothing slips through the net during RWC 2011.
Former Wallabies captain Rocky Elsom has signed a two-year deal with the NSW Waratahs, a team he played with for five years before moving to Europe.
Scotland coach Andy Robinson hopes their narrow escape against Romania is the ideal wake-up call ahead of the tricky Pool B clash against Georgia on Wednesday.
Samoa enter the World Cup against Namibia in Rotorua on Wednesday still basking in the glow of their pinnacle victory over the Wallabies two months ago.
England lock Courtney Lawes was banned for two World Cup games on Tuesday for kneeing Argentina's Mario Ledesma, but escaped a stiffer sanction that could have ended his tournament.
Canada will get their first taste of World Cup action in Whangerai on Wednesday when they take on a Tongan team that will be desperate to secure a vital victory.
France coach Marc Lievremont reacted to his disappointment at his side's opening 47-21 win over Japan by making sweeping changes to the team that will face Canada on Sunday.
The United States have made three changes to their starting XV for the World Cup Pool C match against Russia in New Plymouth on Thursday.
Russian No.8 Vyacheslav Grachev will become the third oldest player ever at the World Cup when he lines up for his country in their opener against the United States at New Plymouth on Thursday.
Nick Easter has promised England will never take a backward step on the field despite Courtney Lawes's physical approach putting his World Cup future in jeopardy.
Samoa will unleash their wrecking-ball wing Alesana Tuilagi against win-less Namibia as they make their bow at the World Cup in Rotorua on Wednesday.
The All Blacks selectors were sweating over the fitness of ace playmaker Dan Carter on Tuesday as they held off finalising their team to play Japan on Friday.
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