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Despite differing results, positives were taken from both Italy and England’s first round matches as they prepare to face off this Sunday.
Italy have recalled experienced back Luke McLean for Sunday’s match with England in the Six Nations.
Munster boss Anthony Foley has made four changes to his side that defeated Zebre for Sunday’s clash with the Ospreys in Cork.
Sale boss Steve Diamond has made several changes to his starting line-up for Saturday’s clash with Exeter at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Treviso will have to do without ten of the squad who are with the Italian national side for their meeting with Cardiff Blues.
Director of Rugby Dean Ryan has made five changes to his Warriors side ahead of Saturday’s clash with Bath at Sixways.
England centre Jonathan Joseph says he believes he can be at his “destructive” best in Sunday’s Six Nations clash against Italy.
Club captain Alistair Hargreaves returns to the Saracens starting XV for Sunday’s clash with Wasps at Allianz Park.
Gloucester make just the one change to the starting line up that won at Bath last Friday for their game with Harlequins.
James Wilson comes in to the starting line-up for the Saints on Saturday as they welcome London Irish to Franklin’s Gardens.