England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess's "mental toughness" can lead him to success in rugby union.
Leaders Ospreys maintain their 100% start to the Pro12 season with a 26-11 win over Connacht at the Liberty Stadium.
Leinster secure a bonus-point Pro12 win over Edinburgh as the Scottish club's injury crisis worsens.
England squad member Calum Clark says he has tamed his "inner chimp" after serving a long ban for breaking an opponent's elbow.
Rugby World Cup chief Debbie Jevans is not the "boring, old, windy, male" sports administrator of old, writes Matt Slater.
Niko Matawalu scores the only try as Glasgow Warriors return to Pro12 action with victory over Treviso.
Team news and a look ahead to the Guinness Pro12 match between Cardiff Blues and Munster on Saturday 1 November in Cardiff.
Team news as Scarlets host Zebre in Saturday's Pro 12 match at Parc Y Scarlets (18:00 GMT).
New Zealander Sean Reidy comes in for his debut as Ulster make seven changes for their match against the Dragons.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is "quietly confident" prop Mike Ross will be fit for the first Test against South Africa.
Australia recall Quade Cooper and Will Genia for the game against the Barbarians on Saturday at Twickenham.
Bath's cross-code signing Sam Burgess says it would be "fantastic" to play for England at a Rugby World Cup.
Racing Metro announce Dan Lydiate is to return to Wales after reaching a mutual agreement with the French club.
Clermont Auvergne say injured centre Jonathan Davies will miss Wales' match with Australia, but the Welsh remain hopeful.
Ireland's injury crisis worsens as Connacht's tight-head prop Nathan White is ruled out for 16 weeks by an arm injury.
Exeter captain Dean Mumm says it will be hard for him to reclaim his place in the side as he returns from injury.
Toulon's Romain Taofifenua is banned for three weeks for kicking Ulster's Stuart Olding in last weekend's European game.
New Zealand World Cup-winner Piri Weepu does not regret his move to London Welsh, despite eight successive losses.
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