Ireland came into the Rugby World Cup as the world’s number one team and the 2018 Grand Slam champions lived up to the billing with a 27-3 victory over Scotland in Yokohama.
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Italy kicked off their Rugby World Cup campaign with an important, if error-strewn, 47-22 win over Namibia in Hanazono.
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After coming through a nail-biter first up against Argentina, France can now attack Pool C at this Rugby World Cup with confidence restored.
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Ireland might start this Rugby World Cup as the No.1 side in the world, but their Guinness Six Nations rivals Scotland will arrive in Yokohama confident of victory. Joe Schmidt has often had the best of Scotland during his Ireland tenure, his side have won six of the seven clashes against their Celtic cousins. But […]
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After a thrilling win over Argentina to kick off their World Cup, France will be focusing on the positives and forgetting about the negatives according to skipper Guilhem Guirado. The France hooker was at a loss to explain his side’s chalk and cheese approach before and after half time. In the first half it was […]
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Camille Lopez’s late drop-goal limped over the crossbar to save France and ensure they edged out Argentina in a thrilling World Cup opener in Pool C. Les Bleus had come roaring out of the blocks in the first half, Gael Fickou and Antoine Dupont crossing to open up a 20-3 lead at the break. But […]
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Alun Wyn Jones will captain Wales in his fourth Rugby World Cup as they open up their campaign against Georgia in Toyota on Monday.
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The opening ceremony worked like clockwork but when the rugby began suddenly everything went off-script.
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