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Ireland

No passengers in Meyer's Bok team

Media and fans who suggests the rookies in the Springbok team will only hold tackle bags, could not be further from the truth if they tried.

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Ireland

Meyer: World Cup trial for fringe Boks

YEAR-END TOUR: Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer dismissed the notion that his 36-man tour squad is oversized and unpractical.

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Italy

Matfield: RWC not a two-horse race

Victor Matfield believes that the home nations have a shot at winning the World Cup as the Springboks gear up to face the likes of England and Ireland. 
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Argentina

Los Pumas bring in five

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has added five new players to the squad that will be touring the Northern Hemisphere in November.

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Samoa

Parisse hopes to end losing streak

Italy captain Sergio Parisse believes winning the first of a three-match Test series, against Samoa next month, is "crucial".

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Italy

Brits blow for Boks

Schalk Brits sustained a knee ligament injury playing for Saracens in their European Champions Cup game at home to Clermont Auvergne.
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Samoa

Azzurri select a Kiwi and Fijian

New Zealand-born Kelly Haimona and Fijian Samuela Vunisa are among three uncapped players in a 30-man Italy squad.

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Scotland

Additional advantage for England

BREAKING NEWS: Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage, as they bid to win the 2015 World Cup.

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Japan stun Azzurri in Tokyo

Japan extended their record winning streak to 10 games with a nail-biting 26-23 victory over Italy on Saturday.

Pisi boots Samo to famous win

Samoan flyhalf Tusi Pisi landed five penalties to get Samoa home 15-0 over Italy in a tryless international in Apia on Saturday.

Captain Geldenhuys wants first win

Quintin Geldenhuys, who on Saturday will captain Italy for the first time against Fiji, is looking to start off with a bang.

England stay alive ... just

England kept alive their Six Nations dream with a 52-11 win over Italy at the Stadio Olimpico, in Rome, on Saturday.

Dad-to-be Marler out of England team

Joe Marler withdrew from the England team to play Italy in their Six Nations finale in Rome on Saturday with his partner expecting the couple's first child.

Preview: England v Italy

England need to bank maximum points against a struggling Italy while hoping France can defeat Ireland if they are to win the Six Nations Championship. 

Parisse return for Azzurri

Captain Sergio Parisse returns for winless Italy, as the Azzurri look to cap a disappointing Six Nations campaign with a win against title hopefuls England.

No starting spot for Tuilagi

England will field an unchanged starting line-up in Saturday's crucial Six Nations match against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico.

No calculators for England

England will simply be targeting victory when they play Italy in Rome in their final Six Nations match on Saturday.

Inspired Irish smash Azzurri

Ireland ensured Brian O'Driscoll's last home Test was a memorable one as they scored seven tries in a 46-7 demolition of Italy in Dublin.