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Wales star Gavin Henson will be sidelined for the start of the World Cup and is likely to miss the entire tournament after undergoing surgery on a dislocated bone in his right wrist.
Toby Flood has slammed England's inability to score tries in their 19-9 defeat against Wales as "embarrassing" and "shameful".
With the World Cup less than a month away, star Wallaby outside back James O'Connor highlighted his team's impressive defensive effort as the focal point of their Tri-Nations victory over the Springboks in Durban.
France's 19-12 victory over Ireland gives the two-time World Cup finalists hope of making further progress ahead of the kick-off of the World Cup, coach Marc Lievremont said on Sunday.
In a pre-season 'friendly' between the first teams of Hamiltons and SK Walmers at Hamiltons' ground in Seapoint on 5 March, matters got nasty.
Welsh coach Warren Gatland praised his side's backs-to-the-wall defence after their 19-9 win over England in the World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff on Saturday.
Australian coach Robbie Deans praised the resilience of his team after they overturned a 0-6 half-time deficit to defeat the most capped Springbok team of all time 14-9 in a Tri-Nations Test at Kings Park on Saturday.
Springbok coach Peter de Villiers believes that his team outplayed the Wallabies at Kings Park on Saturday, and simply lacked the finishing touch to put them away.
Italy squeezed past Japan 31-24 in a thrilling World Cup warm-up test at the Stadio Manuzzi on Saturday.
France edged Ireland 19-12 in a World Cup warm-up at Stade Chaban Delmas, in Bordeaux, on Saturday, but both sides were left with plenty to ponder ahead of the showpiece event which starts in 28 days' time.
The suggestion that Springbok captain John Smit might miss the World Cup has been firmly dismissed, but South Africa had several injuries added to yet another disappointing loss.
The Lions survived a brave fightback from the Cheetahs to secure a 17-10 victory in their Currie Cup match in Johannesburg on Saturday - retaining their unbeaten status and first place on the standings.
Australia, content to play the counter-punch game in the first half and then taking on the South Africa pack after the break, recorded a morale-boosting 14-9 Tri-Nations win in Durban on Saturday.
South Africa, displaying a far more expansive approach to their game, ran out of steam after a good start and suffered a heartbreaking 9-14 loss to Australia in Durban on Saturday.
Australia kept their Tri-Nations hopes alive when they came from behind to edge South Africa 14-9 in a tense Test in a wet and windy Durban on Saturday.
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