Wales ran in nine tries in a devastating attacking display to demolish Italy 67-14 on Saturday and finish a disappointing Six Nations campaign on a high.
England will go into the potential Six Nations Championship decider against Wales armed with a new line-out playbook featuring up to 50 variations that they have developed since their fateful World Cup meeting against Warren Gatland's side.
Wales extended Scotland's losing Six Nations championship run to nine matches with second-half tries from Jamie Roberts and George North securing a 27-23 victory on Saturday.
Nigel Owens was so troubled by his sexuality, he asked a doctor about taking drastic action.
A late try by Fourie du Preez and the boot of Handre Pollard sent South Africa into the Rugby World Cup semi-finals with a 23-19 victory over Wales in a thunderous game at Twickenham on Saturday.
Wales just could not keep their battered bodies and tired minds operating at maximum efficiency against South Africa.
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Wales coach Warren Gatland is banking on a slice of luck, and a small amount of superstition, as the Springboks loom large.
In South Africa sporting discourse is laced with venom, political posturing is the norm and the Springboks are seen as the macho reflection of the country. Defeat is taken personally.
The Wallabies beat Wales 15-6 to hold on in a remarkable and courageous victory.
Former Wallabies and NRL playmaker Mat Rogers has given the thumbs up to Wallabies coach Michael Cheika for picking the "calm head' of Waratah Bernard Foley for the No. 10 jersey.
To catch rugby fever at full tide and share in the excitement, the Wallabies should jump on a plane and come home now.
Is this the match that will decide whether the Wallabies make the World Cup final or will they fall at the hurdle before them?
Wallabies veteran Matt Giteau expects Wales to fire their giant midfield combination straight through Australia's belly as they attempt to break a 10-match losing streak.
The Wallabies will find Wales easier and harder to defeat than England. Easier, because the psychological pressure is off them. Harder, because Wales pose more problems.
Wales coach Warren Gatland was in chipper mood as he announced a surprising but exciting-looking side to play Australia at Twickenham on Saturday (Sunday morning AEST).
With Australia having won their past 10 Tests against Wales, history suggests the Wallabies should account for Wales in their last World Cup pool match at Twickenham on Sunday (AEDT).
In the 32nd minute of Wales' 23-13 win against Fiji, five-eighth Dan Biggar took the ball in midfield and threw a dummy before laying a cleverly weighted pass to loose-head prop Gethin Jenkins.
As we dive deeper in this rugby World Cup, still the burning question is who are the favourites?
The Flying Fijians went three-quarters of the length of the field in a sweeping backline breakout that left an army of Welsh defenders on the floor.