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Treviso picked up their first win of the PRO12 season on Saturday as they secured a 13-7 home victory over Cardiff Blues.
England captain Dylan Hartley said his team-mates should be confident ahead of their Six Nations clash against Italy in Rome on Sunday.
Two tries from Luke Morahan helped the Western Force to a 34-26 victory over the Asia Pacific Dragons in Perth on Saturday.
Sir Clive Woodward believes England players are lacking the required fitness, saying “they’ve been going backwards for the last 13 years”.
Ulster loosehead prop Callum Black spoke of his delight after scoring on his 100th appearance for the province against Glasgow on Friday.
Newcastle director of rugby Dean Richards hailed his forward pack for their instrumental role in his side’s 26-14 win over Leicester Tigers.
Brumbies head coach Stephen Larkham praised the performance of new signing Tomás Cubelli after they beat the Reds in Ballymore.
Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons was fuming after his side’s 22-21 defeat to Scarlets, saying PRO12 games need “three neutral officials”.
The Blues put in an impressive performance as they beat last year’s Super Rugby finalists the Hurricanes 40-12 in Eketahuna on Saturday.
Scarlets held off a fightback from Edinburgh to run out 22-21 winners in the PRO12 on Friday, with the victory keeping them in the top four.