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Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola left the game with a right-knee injury after 35 minutes in the 41-13 win over Sale Sharks on Saturday.
Mark McCall praised Saracens’ energy after their comprehensive 41-13 bonus point win over Sale Sharks at Allianz Park on Saturday.
Director of rugby Dean Richards hailed the character of his Newcastle Falcons side following Saturday’s thrilling 33-32 Premiership victory at Bath.
Richard Hodges praised the character and attitude of the Cardiff Blues squad, following their last gasp victory over Connacht on Saturday.
Western Province secured a comprehensive 55-27 bonus-point victory over the Griquas at Newlands in Currie Cup action on Saturday.
Leicester edged past Harlequins, Saracens demolished Sale while Newcastle secured victory over Bath in Saturday’s Premiership action.
Clermont survived a late scare to secure their second successive win in the Top 14 following a narrow 23-21 victory over Racing 92.
The Sharks earned a hard-fought 18-5 win over the Blue Bulls in rainy conditions at Kings Park Stadium in Durban on Saturday.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has urged his side to show mental fortitude in their tour of South Africa in the Rugby Championship.
Ospreys coach Steve Tandy feels the Welsh region have themselves to blame after they slumped to a 16-6 loss in Treviso on Friday.
All Blacks boss Steve Hansen feels Brodie Retallick and Sam Whitelock’s absence for the Test with Argentina is a chance more than a risk.
Leinster coach Leo Cullen says indiscipline cost his side dearly in their 38-19 defeat to the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Taranaki moved into second place on the Premiership table after claiming a 48-17 win over Hawke’s Bay in Napier on Saturday.
Wellington consolidated their position at the top of the Championship table after beating Waikato 34-10 in Hamilton on Saturday.
Canterbury returned to the victory trail when they claimed a come-from-behind 38-28 win over North Harbour in Albany on Saturday.
Glasgow Warriors boss Dave Rennie identified which areas gave his side the edge in their win over Munster but still wants improvement.
Worcester coach Carl Hogg bemoaned his side’s slow start after they suffered a 24-29 loss to Gloucester at Kingsholm on Friday.
Glasgow, the Cheetahs and Ulster recorded sizable victories, while Treviso stunned Ospreys with a 16-6 victory.
Gloucester held on to claim a 24-19 victory over Worcester Warriors in an entertaining clash at Kingsholm on Friday evening.