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France v Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

4 hours ago by The Guardian

Updates from the 4.15pm (local) Group C game in TokyoAustralia overcome big scare from Fiji in their openerGet in touch! Email or tweet @rrjparkin 8.08am BST Alors! Thanks for your company - what a day...

Rugby World Cup tactics: Nick Evans on how the leading nations will play

1 day ago by The Guardian

From South Africa’s line-speed to Ireland’s signature backline move, this is what to expect from the world’s best in JapanI look to their big win over the All Blacks in Perth and Nic White was fantastic....

Kolisi urges fast start for Springboks against All Blacks

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having been humbled by Japan in their 2015 Rugby World Cup opener, South Africa will be hoping for a much better start against New Zealand.       South Africa captain Siya Kolisi...

England have earned the right to be among the favourites – Dallaglio

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have earned the right to be considered among the favourites for the Rugby World Cup, according to Lawrence Dallaglio.     Eddie Jones' side, along with top-ranked Ireland, Six Nations...

Opener provides result Rugby World Cup needed but real fireworks are to come | Paul Rees

19 hours ago by The Guardian

Japan achieved their winning start and the host nation is enthused even if Saturday’s heavyweight encounters are going to provide a somewhat different spectacleFor all the gallantry and surprising stamina...

NFL great Tom Brady backing Springboks in Japan

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Brady knows a thing or two about winning and he is supporting South Africa at the Rugby World Cup.     South Africa have one of the great names in sport on their side as they prepare...

Watch: Our writers preview New Zealand and South Africa clash

21 hours ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Brendan O'Brien and Simon Lewis look ahead to tomorrow's big pool B meeting of New Zealand and South Africa

New Zealand face huge test against South Africa in World Cup opener | Robert Kitson

1 day ago by The Guardian

The defending champions have shown vulnerabilities in the buildup which the resurgent Springboks will look to exploitAnyone who says New Zealand’s opening game against South Africa will have no bearing...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

The final say: Who will win the William Webb Ellis trophy?

1 day ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

“New Zealand are not the standout like years gone by. South Africa are now; I think we all had that feeling, it was coming, at the right time. Just because I know (Michael) Cheika, Australia will...