England centre Manu Tuilagi looks set to miss the rest of the season through injury, but should be fit for the World Cup.
INTERVIEW: Irish great Brian O'Driscoll said that it was officiating and not the laws of the game that needed to change.
The frenzied finale to the Six Nations comes as a timely reminder to the Southern Hemisphere giants ahead of this year's World Cup.
REACTION: Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray says his side's Six Nations triumph shows they are ready to make a major impact at the World Cup.
REACTION: Wales coach Warren Gatland said his team will look ahead with confidence to this year's World Cup.
REACTION: England captain Chris Robshaw feels Twickenham will be a real fortress at the World Cup later this year.
NEWS: A record number of tickets will be sold for this year's Rugby Union World Cup in England, the head of the sport's ruling body said.
All Black coach Steve Hansen warned that Rugby Union risks becoming "boring", unless the game is made more attacking and the rulebook simplified.
Super Rugby teams will not be forced to rest key Springboks, despite a 'request' from the South African Rugby Union to do so ahead of the World Cup.
INTERVIEW: Appearing in this year's World Cup remains the goal of Montpellier flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc.