MARC HINTON - Sunday Star Times
New Zealand rugby great Bryan Williams has lauded the long overdue decision to take the All Blacks to Samoa.
Aussie winger Nick Cummins has been released from the Western Force on ''compassionate grounds''.
South Africa say Fourie du Preez will not play again this year after confirming an ankle injury will keep him out of action for six months.
Coach Brian Evans has this morning named his squad to attempt to win five straight women's World Cups.
Sky chief executive John Fellet says Sanzar rugby have devalued the Tri Nations by resting key international players in Rugby World Cup year, "transferring" value to the IRB – but he doesn't blame them for the move.