Andy Farrell says rugby league convert Sam Burgess has the skills to force his way into England's starting line-up.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell wants it to be a case of business as usual when he makes his Dublin farewell on Saturday.
Heyneke Meyer has named his South Africa squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with Jean de Villiers selected as captain.
Brad Barritt believes England head coach Stuart Lancaster has "made a statement" with his World Cup squad selection.
Scotland's Sean Lamont is refusing to contemplate reaching his century of caps at the World Cup - in case he doesn't make it.
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate believes that Saturday's Dublin appointment with reigning Six Nations champions Ireland is "brilliant preparation" for the World Cup.
Dave Kearney will go into battle against Wales on Saturday knowing that he could hardly have landed a tougher final World Cup audition.
We look at the five players most eager to impress their coaches when Ireland play Wales in Dublin on Saturday.
Ben Morgan confident he can do the job for England despite only playing 40 minutes in the warm-ups.
Christian Lealiifano is keen to show Australia what they're missing when the Barbarians face Samoa at the Olympic Stadium.
Flanker David Pocock and utility back Kurtley Beale have signed new contracts with Australia.
George North returns to the international stage on Saturday with Wales coach Warren Gatland insisting the winger must keep improving.
Will Carling feels Danny Cipriani has not been given the chances others have to prove their World Cup credentials.
Wales coach Warren Gatland has revealed there are still five or six places up for grabs in his World Cup squad.
Danny Cipriani says he is "very disappointed" not to have made the England squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
Will Greenwood has full confidence in Sam Burgess, but says Luther Burrell's exclusion will be the hardest to take.
Dewi Morris says England have revealed their game plan by selecting Sam Burgess in their World Cup squad.
Sam Burgess has been selected in England's World Cup squad "on merit" according to head coach Stuart Lancaster.
Ireland great Paul O'Connell will play his final international on home soil when the Irish host Wales on Saturday.
London Irish have brought in former England sevens specialist Christian Lewis-Pratt on a short-term contract.