Sergio Parisse was upset with a missed last-gasp drop-goal attempt as Italy lost 23-21 to France in the Six Nations.
England coach Eddie Jones picked out his side's set-piece play as the deciding factor in their 15-9 victory over Scotland.
Sale ended Leicester's unbeaten Aviva Premiership home record with a hard-fought 10-3 victory at Welford Road.
Guy Noves was spared an early embarrassment as France came from eight points behind to beat Italy 23-21 in Paris.
Eddie Jones' England passed their first test by beating Scotland 15-9 in the opening round of the Six Nations at Murrayfield.
Jimmy Gopperth slotted a late penalty to earn lethargic Wasps a 9-8 victory over Newcastle at the Ricoh Arena.
Ben Foden scored a last-gasp try to snatch a 27-23 victory for Northampton against Harlequins.
Ireland will pressurise Wales loosehead Rob Evans to see if his scrummaging discipline "turns the other way", says Greg Feek.
Ryan Shawcross has told Eddie Jones 'stick to what you know' following the England boss' recent comments about Stoke.
Relive the action as Eddie Jones' England win 15-9 against Scotland at Murrayfield.
Owen Farrell has urged England to recapture the hearts and minds of fans when they kick off their Six Nations campaign.
James Hook kicked five penalties as Gloucester came back in difficult conditions to beat West Country rivals Bath 15-11.
Paddy Jackson's late penalty saw Ulster edge Newport Gwent Dragons 17-15, sending them top of the Guinness PRO12 table.
All the team news ahead of Saturday's Aviva Premiership action, including Andy Goode's trip to Wasps with Newcastle.
Topsy Ojo makes his 250th appearance for London Irish on Sunday when they face fellow strugglers Worcester.
Tommy O'Donnell is thrilled to return to the Ireland squad following a potentially career-ending injury.
Ireland begin their quest for an historic third successive Six Nations crown when they face Wales on Sunday.
Guy Noves launches his France coaching era on Saturday but he believes all eyes will be on Test newcomer Virimi Vakatawa.
England flanker James Haskell has called for calm ahead of the opening match of the Six Nations against Scotland on Saturday.
George North is convinced 'nice guy' Dylan Hartley is the right man to lead England into their Six Nations campaign.
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5th November 2016