RWC 2015 sides Japan and Uruguay continued their preparations for the showpiece event with handsome wins over Korea and Brazil respectively.
The Asia Rugby Championship takes on a streamlined appearance this year, with Hong Kong and Korea left with the task of breaking Japan's dominance of the men's competition, while Japan, Hong Kong and Kazakhstan contest the women's event.
Rugby’s most prestigious prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, has arrived in Germany as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.
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The top two sides in the English Premiership, Northampton Saints and Saracens, are set to go head to head at Rugby World Cup 2015 venue Stadium MK on Saturday, 25 April.
Rugby World Cup qualifiers Uruguay showed no signs of rustiness as they began the countdown to England 2015 with an emphatic 77-3 win against Paraguay in the opening match of the South American Senior A Championship.
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