Russia 41, Spain 37 in Moscow (ENC 1A)
Japan 67, Hong Kong 0 in Tokyo (Asia5Nations)
Korea 87, Kazakhstan 18 in Almaty (Asia5Nations)
Hungary 28, Norway 14 in Oslo (ENC 2C)
Barbados v Guyana in Bridgetown (WCQ America: NACRA South R2)-in progress
Bermuda 7, Cayman Islands 3 in Hamilton (WCQ America; NACRA North R2)
In an amazing game of fluctuating fortunes with a red card in the mix, Russia held Spain 41-37. Spain scored a converted try in the last play of the match.
In Asia 5 Nations Japan continued to dominate and gained maximum points against Hong Kong whilst Korea blitzed Kazakhstan 87-18 in Almaty. Kazakhstan needs to defeat UAE and get points against Hong Kong to avoid relegation.
Hungary, with a recall of some veterans, put more ohmph into their game to secure a 28-14 away win against Norway.
In the World Cup qualifying Americas section, Bermuda struggled against Cayman Islands at home scoring a vital try in the second half for victory.
More details and points tables later.