The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Harlequins scrum-half Karl Dickson has been called into the England squad as a replacement for his younger brother Lee.
Leigh Halfpenny kicked a final-minute penalty to snatch a 23-21 victory for Wales over Ireland in their RBS Six Nations opener in Dublin.
Wales showed plenty of fighting spirit in coming from behind to beat Ireland 23-21 in dramatic fashion in their tense Six Nations clash in Dublin on Sunday.
Dylan Hartley compared England's battling 13-6 win over Scotland with his own personal coming-of-age performance in last year's opening round.
Bulls assistant coach Johan van Graan says his team's 16-12 win over the Kings in a warm-up match in Port Elizabeth on Saturday produced many highlights for them to ponder over before the start of the Super Rugby season.
Stormers coach Allister Coetzee is hoping that the breakdown will be more strictly policed this season than it was in his team's warm-up match against the Cheetahs in which some players "got away with murder".
Scotland flanker Ross Rennie has begun looking ahead to claiming victory over Wales in Cardiff.
Wing Max Evans believes Scotland will soon find their way to the try line, if their attacking instincts are reined in slightly.
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske was delighted with how accurately his team managed to execute their gameplan against the Stormers on Saturday, and wants to take the winning momentum into the Super Rugby season.
France captain Thierry Dusautoir hailed the newcomers to the team after their convincing win over Italy on Saturday, saying they have a large part in deciding France's rugby future.
Scotland were left wondering how to turn things around after they went down to an inexperienced England team at Murrayfield on Saturday, which was also their fourth consecutive game without scoring a try.
Debutant England centre Andy Farrell was delighted by the commitment a revamped side showed as they began the defence of their Six Nations title with a 13-6 win away to Scotland in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Stuart Lancaster hailed the character of his young England side after they lifted the Calcutta Cup with a dogged 13-6 victory over Scotland.
In their first hit-out of the year the Brumbies put in a solid performance, running out 25-0 winners over the Western Force in Darwin.
The Western Force will not read too much into the final scoreline in their opening trial match of the 2012 season.
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