Scottish wingers and an Australian 13 furnish our Team of the Week following wins for Scotland, Wales and the Baa Baas.
Alex Cuthbert and Justin Tipuric have both been included in Wales' World Cup squad.
Harlequins edged out the USA 24-19 in what was a World Cup warm-up match for the hosts in Philadelphia.
Japan coach Eddie Jones has opted for only two recognised scrum-halves in his versatile 31-man squad.
Wales prop Gethin Jenkins is refusing to rest on his laurels after becoming the most-capped prop in rugby union history.
Will Carling is worried about England's ability to progress from their World Cup pool ahead of Australia and Wales.
Toulon have opened their season with back-to-back defeats for the first time in a decade after losing 24-9 at Castres.
Uruguay, who will take on England at the Rugby World Cup, have named their 31-man squad which is captained by lock Santiago Vilaseca.
Ulster forward Iain Henderson admits Irish players are waiting anxiously ahead of 31-man World Cup squad announcement.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland admits that he has some "tough calls" ahead as he applies the finishing touches to his 31-man World Cup squad.
Grant Gilchrist admits no news may be good news as he waits to learn if he will make Scotland's World Cup squad.
England Sevens international Sam Stanley has become the first English professional rugby union player to publicly come out as gay.
Reigning world champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out.
Shane Horgan, Paul Wallace and Scott Quinnell pick their Ireland and Wales squads for the World Cup
Vern Cotter insists Scotland still need to improve before the World Cup, despite scoring six tries against Italy.
Warren Gatland played down Wales' rise above in England the world rankings ahead of their World Cup clash.
Paul O'Connell lamented Ireland's poor discipline as his final home game ended in defeat against Wales.
Samoa will be sweating on the availability of Kane Thompson after he was sent off in their 27-24 loss to the Barbarians.
Scotland scored six tries in a record 48-7 win over Italy at Murrayfield in their World Cup warm-up.
Paul O'Connell's last home appearance for Ireland ended in defeat as Wales secured a deserved 16-10 victory in Dublin.