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Defending champions South Africa get their World Cup campaign under way in Wellington on Sunday against a Wales side growing in confidence but with an awful record against the Springboks.
Australian coach Robbie Deans wants the referees' crackdown at the breakdown to remain a priority throughout the World Cup, as the Wallabies shape up to Italy in their opening match at North Harbour on Sunday.
A Maori elder and a descendant of the man who created New Zealand's iconic All Black jersey hopes Argentina can take revenge on England in the teams' World Cup opener in Dunedin on Saturday.
Harlequins went top of the fledgling Aviva Premiership table thanks to another superb kicking performance by Kiwi flyhalf Nick Evans during the 26-13 victory over Northampton Saints.
Simon Zebo grabbed his first try of the new Pro 12 season to help reigning champions Munster continue their perfect start to the campaign with a 23-12 defeat of Glasgow at Firhill.
The Lions kept their winning streak alive with an emphatic 41-25 victory over Griquas in a match that yielded nine tries and three yellow cards in Johannesburg on Friday.
The 2012 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International will kick-off in early February with a repeat of last year's semifinal match-ups.
Blue Bulls rugby player "Bees" Roux walked out of the Pretoria High Court a free man on Friday after being given a suspended sentence on charges of culpable homicide and drunken driving.
The Springbok Sevens team will get their pre-season preparation underway later this month with training matches against Chile and Argentina in Stellenbosch.
The All Blacks were given a bare pass mark by coach Graham Henry for the way they stumbled against Tonga before winding up 41-10 winners in their World Cup opener on Friday.
The All Blacks got the seventh edition of the World Cup tournament off to a winning start on Friday, defeating Tonga 41-10 in front of a capacity 60,000 crowd at Eden Park.
Born and living in Toulon, Eric Champ has made it clear that he will not be coaching Toulon in the place of Philippe Saint-André when the former wing takes over France's national rugby team.
England manager Martin Johnson insists his side are looking forward to launching their World Cup campaign against Argentina in the unique indoor environment of the Otago Stadium.
Tongan captain Finau Maka praised a gutsy and disciplined second-half performance from his teammates in the opening game of the World Cup which helped secure their best-ever result against the All Blacks.
James Haskell has promised that whatever the outward appearance of the 'stiff upper lip' Englishman there will be no lack of passion from Martin Johnson's men when they begin their World Cup campaign against Argentina.
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