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Stade Francais forward Tom Palmer has been added to England's replacement bench, in place of Tom Wood, for Saturdays World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
Nikki Walker faces further tests on the knee he injured on international duty last weekend before the Ospreys medical team will be able to confirm a full prognosis of the damage suffered.
The Scarlets have unveiled a new signing in their squad for the start of the season, with the arrival in Llanelli of experienced New Zealand scrumhalf Ruki Tipuna.
New Zealand have stepped in to ensure fans of their first World Cup opponent, Tonga, are able to watch the tournament's opening match on free-to-air television in the Pacific island nation.
Brian O'Driscoll may have won everything on the European stage, but he is determined to set the record straight in the one tournament where he believes he and Ireland have yet to make their mark - the World Cup.
The New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) board confirmed the appointment process for the All Blacks head coaching position at the monthly meeting in Wellington this week.
All of the members of the Wallabies World Cup squad that played for the Australian Barbarians against Canada on Friday came throught the match unscathed as they recorded a dominant 38-14 victory.
Rob Horne named as final member of the Australian team to play New Zealand in the Tri-Nations Finale in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Wellington Lions ended their NPC campaign in the winner's circle, with a hard fought 29-28 victory over North Harbour at Albany on Friday.
Felipe Contepomi is 34 now, playing in his fourth and probably last World Cup, but he remains the driving force for Argentina as they attempt to emulate their success of four years ago when they reached the semifinals.
The World Cup will provide a global spotlight on how much substance there is to the hype that surrounds Sonny Bill Williams Inc.
Emerging West Australian prop Kieran Longbottom will be the first locally developed player to captain the Western Force as the side lines up for their second tour match against a Test strength Samoa on Saturday.
The last time Brackenfell played Interschools rivals Tygerberg, it didn't end all that well for Brackenfell. This Saturday, it's Interschools again and Brackenfell's skipper Danie Janse van Rensburg is hoping to have a better time of it when he leads his team out against Tygerberg in their FNB Classic Clash.
The Hurricanes have made two key signings, as coach Mark Hammett continues to finalise his squad for 2012.
Jonny Wilkinson is determined to make the most of a start against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday, as he bids to become England's first-choice flyhalf at the World Cup.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.