The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Clermont Auvergne will be looking to pick up all the spoils when they clash with Aironi in Monza in a bid to keep their Heineken Cup quarterfinals place alive.
Munster will be determined to keep their impressive winning record in this season's tournament and secure their place in the last eight of the Heineken Cup when they host Castres Olympique.
Cardiff Blues travel to face London Irish knowing they need a victory to keep their Heineken Cup quarterfinals place when the two sides clash at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
The Scarlets will be under no illusions that they have to do 'the double' over the Saints when the two sides come face-to-face at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday.
Gloucester's Samoan centre Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu has avoided further punishment for innapropriate comments made on Twitter after the IRB deemed the three week ban he received from the RFU sufficient.
Montpellier are still looking for their first victory in this season's Heineken Cup and will be looking for that win when they play host to Bath at the Stade Yves du Manoir.
Gloucester have moved to cover the loss of Olly Morgan by signing former England Sevens star Ollie Phillips on a short-term deal.
England assistant coach Andy Farrell believes that the biggest challenge facing the new squad and management team will be to gel as a unit in the limited time they have together before the Six Nations kicks off.
Sharks utility back Jacques-Louis Potgieter has reportedly been signed by French Top 14 side Bayonne, although the news is yet to be confirmed with the Durban-based outfit.
Biarritz star Dimitri Yachvili has warned that his side is in for a severe test against a "heavy duty" Saracens side when they clash with the Premiership champions at Vicarage Road on Sunday.
Auckland-born Mike Harris is hoping to fill the vacancy left by the crocked Quade Cooper in the Reds No.10 jersey at the start of the Super Rugby season, but he knows that he will have a fight on his hands.
Edinburgh have confirmed that centre Ben Cairns will be unavailable for selection for the remainder of the season due to a recurring knee injury sustained in a pre-season friendly against Sale Sharks.
Wasps have announced the signing of Namibian World Cup lock Heinz Koll until the end of this season.
Harlequins full-back Mike Brown insists nothing will faze him as he targets a starting role for England in the Six Nations.
Geordan Murphy has predicted "an arm wrestle" when Leicester fight to keep their Heineken Cup quarter-final hopes alive at Ulster on Friday.
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