England are deliberating whether to recall Manu Tuilagi to the bench to reinforce their final assault on the Six Nations title.
Ireland must disregard France's "dishevelled place of chaos" act to claim the Six Nations title in Paris on Saturday, according to assistant coach Les Kiss.
Wales are to contact match official Romain Poite and International Rugby Board referees' chief Joel Jutge for "clarity" over the scrums.
Auckland Blues hooker Keven Mealamu has been forced to return home early from South Africa with a calf injury.
Michael Cheika is in an unfamiliar position of having to dampen expectations Waratahs' expectations after two consecutive wins.
England won the Triple Crown and kept their Six Nations hopes alive with an enthralling 29-18 victory over Wales at Twickenham.
Edinburgh lock Izak van der Westhuizen has announced he will return to South Africa at the end of the season.
Sonny Bill Williams will sit out the next three matches of his second season back in Australian rugby league.
Chris Robshaw welcomed England's first Triple Crown since 2003 after Wales were swept aside 29-18 at Twickenham.
Wales will go into their Six Nations finale against Scotland next weekend without points machine Leigh Halfpenny.
Sports psychologist Enda McNulty can help Ireland believe the weight of history and shrug off "superstition" to claim the Six Nations title in Paris.
Brian O'Driscoll, widely regarded as Ireland's greatest ever player, became the game's most capped international in his final match.
Scotland lock Tim Swinson has pleaded his innocence after conceding the late penalty which handed France victory at Murrayfield.
Johnnie Beattie and Sean Lamont have both been ruled out of Scotland's final Six Nations clash against Wales.
Ireland must deliver the Six Nations title to pay due homage to Brian O'Driscoll's record-breaking career.
Exeter secured a place in the LV= Cup final at their own Sandy Park ground after beating Bath 22-19.