England flanker James Haskell says criticism of their recent form is not affecting the camp but work still needs to be done.
Ulster's Jared Payne is ruled out of Ireland's autumn international against Australia with a foot injury.
Next year's Rugby World Cup will add £982m of value to the UK economy, says a report commissioned by the tournament's organising committee.
Gloucester confirm that Rob Cook dislocated his shoulder in their 22-15 home defeat by Harlequins on Friday.
BBC Sport NI analyst Ryan Constable expects a high-quality encounter at the Aviva Stadium, with plenty at stake for both teams.
England may face a "difficult situation" playing Farrell and Ford together against Samoa says Charlie Hodgson
Wales should pick Liam Williams at full-back against New Zealand, says former dual-code star Jonathan Davies.
Multiple blows to the head from playing rugby can accelerate brain ageing and potentially lead to early dementia, says a Welsh academic.
George North says Wales must improve "massively" for Saturday's match against New Zealand in Cardiff.
Head coach Stuart Lancaster denies England are in crisis but says they need to build momentum before the 2015 World Cup.
Ex-New Zealand captain Sean Fitzpatrick says England must be more open when criticising their own performances.
Ireland flanker Chris Henry will be out of rugby for several months after suffering a blocked blood vessel in his brain.
Director of rugby Dean Richards says Newcastle Falcons will learn from the mistakes made in the 23-14 defeat by Bath.
London Irish tighthead prop Jamie Hagan joins Pro 12 side Leinster on a three-month loan.
Ireland's head coach Joe Schmidt says their rise to number three in the IRB rankings is merely "a distraction".
Stand-in captain Brad Thorn praises Leicester's young stars after their spirited display in the draw against Saracens.
Northampton Saints centre Tom Stephenson says he does not feel worthy of playing alongside his international team-mates.
Samoa manager Sami Leoti says his side will not be taking strike action at Saturday's autumn international against England.
Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter says his side will keep their feet on the ground after their historic win over Northampton.
A first Scotland win over the All Blacks was there for the taking, says former scrum-half Mike Blair, heartened by the team's progress.