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This week we will be mostly concerning ourselves with Chris Ashton’s teeth, Mourad Boudjellal’s sulk and Dan Carter’s bum.
Wales head coach Rob Howley says that keeping their home win record high is their top priority.
Saracens fly-half Alex Lozowski says he won’t abandon England if he misses out on Eddie Jones’s 45-man squad for the November Tests.
Racing 92 are sweating on the fitness of Dan Carter and Casey Laulala for the start of their Champions Cup campaign against Munster.
Australia captain Stephen Moore is expecting a hostile atmosphere at Loftus Versfeld for their Rugby Championship clash with South Africa.
New Zealand must be aware of the threat Argentina poses when the two teams meet in Buenos Aires on Saturday, says Ian Foster.
Exeter head coach Rob Baxter has praised the form of Olly Woodburn after the wing crossed for a brace of tries against Bristol last Friday.
Sale Sharks centre Will Addison admitted he was pleased to pick up three points from their dramatic draw with Worcester on Saturday.
Edinburgh lock Fraser McKenzie has been cited for alleged dangerous play against Munster in their fixture at Thomond Park last Saturday.
Damian de Allende, Lwazi Mvovo and Malcolm Marx have been released by South Africa and will be available for Currie Cup action this week.