Steve Hansen was both relieved and proud of his New Zealand side after they snatched a 24-22 victory against Ireland.
Bath moved into third spot in the Aviva Premiership table after extending their winning run to seven matches in all competitions with a convincing 28-5 victory against Wasps at Adams Park on Sunday.
Ireland are still waiting for a first win over New Zealand after losing 24-22 in heartbreaking fashion in Dublin.
Leinster climbed up to third in the RaboDirect PRO12 table with a late 21-20 win over Treviso at Stadio Monigo.
Forward Jim Hamilton admits Scotland need to find a cutting edge in order to beat the leading nations.
Italy centre Gonzalo Canale will miss the Six Nations tournament after suffering a fracture to his right leg in the 19-14 defeat to Argentina.
Peter O'Mahony wants Ireland's underperforming stars to prove how much international rugby means to them against New Zealand on Sunday.
London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith criticised the decision to award two penalty tries against his side during their defeat to Leicester on Saturday.
South Africa secured their first victory in France for 16 years thanks to a 19-10 success in Paris as they ended their autumn international series undefeated.
Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies blamed his side's ill discipline for their 27-19 defeat by Harlequins as they were shown three yellow cards at the Stoop.
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder says the severity of a knee injury suffered by England full-back Ben Foden has yet to be determined.
Saracens and England centre Joel Tomkins is facing three months out of action after picking up a knee injury while on international duty.