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Joseph out to 'make the most' of home World Cup

England centre Jonathan Joseph will not rest on his laurels as he lines up alongside Brad Barritt for the first time against Ireland on Saturday.

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Samoa's Thompson banned for World Cup opener

Samoa will be without Kane Thompson for their opening Rugby World Cup game after lock was handed a two-match ban following his red card last Saturday.

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Ex-Wales international Harris leaves Salford

Iestyn Harris, who played for Wales at the 2003 Rugby World Cup, has departed Super League outfit Salford Red Devils, the club have announced.

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Injured duo miss out on Georgia selection

Zurab Zhvania and Giorgi Talakhadze to miss Rugby World Cup as head coach Milton Haig reveals his 31-man squad for the tournament.

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Georgia face anxious wait on injured duo

Coach Milton Haig sweating over conditions of prop Zurab Zhvania and young centre Giorgi Talakhadze following warm-up defeat in Newcastle.

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