The British and Irish Lions suffered their first defeat on their Australian tour as they went down 14-12 to the ACT Brumbies in Canberra.
Australia coach Robbie Deans received some welcome news with Digby Ioane declaring himself fit for the first Test.
England and Wales will meet in the final of the IRB Junior World Championship after famous victories in France.
Jake White says the ACT Brumbies' stunning upset of the Lions in Canberra on Tuesday should give heart to Australia.
Lions centre Jamie Roberts is a 'grave doubt' for Saturday's first Test against Australia because of a hamstring strain.
Fly-half Daniel Carter is likely to return to the starting side for New Zealand in their final Test against France.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster closed the file on a successful tour of South America and stamped it: Mission Accomplished.
Glasgow flanker Rob Harley has become the fourth emergency replacement to be called into the Scotland squad for South Africa.
Shane Williams believes fellow winger Christian Wade could go on to play in the Test series against Australia.
Paul O'Connell believes there is "savage competition" for places in the British and Irish Lions squad.
Liam Gill insists Australia have been braced for an opening-second onslaught from the Lions at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
Frederic Michalak and Louis Picamoles have been ruled out of the third and final Test against New Zealand.
Shane Williams has revealed his sense of shock after being summoned from Japan to play for the British and Irish Lions.
Australia coach Robbie Deans has refused to provide the British and Irish Lions with any ammunition ahead of Saturday's series opener.
Arno Botha will miss the rest of the 2013 season after suffering a serious knee injury in the 30-17 victory over Scotland.
Rugby minnows Japan claimed a first win over Six Nations champions Wales on Saturday after a clinical display.