Former Wales flanker Martyn Williams will not be changing his mind on his decision to retire from international rugby.
Williams announced he had played his last game for Wales following the World Cup in France three months ago.
There had been speculation that new Wales coach Warren Gatland might attempt to cajole Cardiff Blues back-row Williams, official player of the tournament when Wales took the RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam in 2005, into an about turn.
As head coach Stuart Lancaster polishes the axe he will soon wield over his World Cup training squad, Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter has backed Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie to be given a stay of execution.
Italy Under-20s held off a late Samoa blitz to retain their place in the World Rugby U20 Championship on Saturday and head coach Alessandro Troncon believes the experience will have served as a valuable lesson for his young troops.