The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
New Bulls captain Pierre Spies praised his team for their composure and said he is convinced 2012 will be a "good year".
French coach Philippe Saint-Andre believes his side cannot afford to let Ireland take the initiative on Sunday because there will be no way back unlike against Scotland.
Hurricanes scrumhalf Chris Smylie's Super Rugby season has ended before it even began this year.
Italy coach Jacques Brunel has recalled prop Martin Castrogiovanni, one of four changes to his squad for the remaining Six Nations games against Wales and Scotland.
Ireland are confident they have no long-term injury issues following their Six Nations victory over Italy on Saturday.
Gloucester expect their England Saxons centre Henry Trinder to be sidelined for at least a month.
The Stormers were dealt a cruel blow on Monday when it was revealed that captain Schalk Burger will be sidelined for longer than expected.
Aviva Premiership strugglers Wasps have suffered a major double injury blow.
London Irish hooker James Buckland has signed a new two-year deal at the Madejski Stadium.
Ross Rennie is determined that Scotland end a run of five Test losses and finish the Six Nations on a high, beginning in Ireland on March 10.
Wales coach Warren Gatland has hailed finely-tuned fitness levels as a key factor behind his side's current success.
Scotland wing Rory Lamont had surgery in hospital in Edinburgh on Monday after suffering a fracture to his leg during Sunday's Six Nations loss to France at Murrayfield.
Three of Super Rugby's most high-profile players were involved in a car accident last Friday in Melbourne.
Scotland wing Rory Lamont has undergone surgery after breaking his leg during Saturday's Six Nations defeat against France at Murrayfield.
Wales hooker Huw Bennett said Monday he is to leave Ospreys and play for French top flight side Lyon next season.
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