The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Leigh Halfpenny has underlined Wales' principal objective for this season's Six Nations Championship - to win the Grand Slam.
In Round 18 of France's Top 14, in a dramatic last minute Toulon won themselves a draw with Stade Français at Stade de France.
A 14-man Newcastle Falcons side gave their survival hopes a major boost with a much needed 19-10 triumph over London Irish in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday.
Harlequins stayed top of the Premiership with a 16-14 win over Worcester on Saturday as Newcastle, Gloucester, Northampton and Exeter also won.
On-fire wing Simon Zebo's two tries made sure Munster wouldn't be denied in Italy this weekend as they exacted revenge for last season's loss and picked up a bonus point by defeating Treviso 35-14 in the Pro 12.
The combined might of Nick Evans' boot and the Harlequins pack helped the Premiership leaders to a 16-14 win over Worcester at The Stoop.
Ryan Shortland's interception try handed Newcastle a relegation lifeline as they scrambled to a 19-10 win over London Irish at Kingston Park.
Stephen Myler kicked seven penalties as Northampton defeated Sale 24-17 in a bruising contest at Franklin's Gardens.
Fly-half Ignacio Mieres kicked five penalties to give Exeter a 15-12 win at Adams Park to pile on the misery for relegation-threatened Wasps.
Wales will arrive at Twickenham believing that they can defeat England and claim the Triple Crown, according to centre Jamie Roberts.
Teenager Ryan Mills was the hero as his penalty gave Gloucester a 14-11 victory at The Rec to complete the double over local rivals Bath.
Saracens welcome back Schalk Brits and Neil de Kock to their starting line-up against Leicester Tigers on Sunday (2.30pm).
The Crusaders came from behind to defeat the Melbourne Rebels 19-14 in a tightly contested pre-season friendly in Melbourne on Saturday.
Stormers centre Juan de Jongh has learnt his trade over the past two seasons and is ready to step into the limelight as one of the Cape Town franchise's most dangerous attacking weapons.
The Hurricanes start their Super Rugby season with a tough three week tour to South Africa and Australia and will hope for some early points on the road.
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.
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The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
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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.