Kearney to pin Pumas back

Ireland will benefit greatly from the returning Rob Kearney and his booming left boot, writes BRENTON CHELIN.

Bastareaud to bash Wallabies

France will welcome back a number big guns for the second Test in Melbourne, but none bigger than Mathieu Bastareaud, writes BRENTON CHELIN.

English out to stop Savea

He may have just returned from injury, but Julian Savea will pose a big threat to England in the second Test, writes BRENTON CHELIN.

Heaslip in as Irish shuffle pack

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has opted for experience, making seven changes to his side for the second Test against Argentina.

Pumas opt for Amorosino at wing

Argentina have made just two changes to their team to face Ireland in the second Test in Tucumán on Saturday.

100 up for Jones

Adam Jones will play his 100th Test for Wales when they face the Springboks in Durban on Saturday.

Savea bolsters AB backline

Julian Savea has returned to the All Blacks starting line-up for the second Test against England in Dunedin, while Ben Smith has been moved to fullback.

Farrell at flyhalf for England

Stuart Lancaster has made five changes to his starting line-up, most among the back division, for the second Test against New Zealand.

Injuries hit Wallabies pack

Australia have made three injury-enforced changes for the second Test against France in Melbourne on Saturday.