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May sends England flying into World Cup

Tries from Jonny May and Anthony Watson helped England to a 21-13 victory over Ireland in the final warm-up game for both teams before the Rugby World Cup later this month.

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LIVE - Wales v Italy

Updates from Cardiff as Warren Gatland's men host Italy as both countries complete their preparations for the Rugby World Cup.

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Woodward hits out at two-hooker RWC squads

World Cup-winning coach calls for Stuart Lancaster to call for action over Wales and Australia's call to take two hookers to the tournament.

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Preview: France v Scotland

Both Philippe Saint-Andre and Vern Cotter's sides will be heading into Paris full of confidence - and with high expectations ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

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Preview: Japan v Georgia

The Brave Blossoms meet the Lelos at Gloucester's Kingsholm Stadium with both sides keen to end their warm-up campaigns on a high.

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Ireland select strong XV to face England

Ireland will wheel out all available big guns for their final World Cup warm-up match against England at Twickenham on Saturday, except Cian Healy and Rob Kearney.

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Canada go back to basics for victory over Georgia

They kick off their Rugby World Cup campaign in the cavernous Millennium Stadium, but on Wednesday Canada turned out in a leafy Surrey suburb for a blood-and-thunder victory over Georgia.

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'Sevens best way to showcase rugby to America'

Americans are "in awe" of rugby's continuous play and harnessing that interest through Sevens appears to be the key to growing the game in the Stateside.

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Exeter duo Francis and Hill pen new deals

Exeter have tied down two of their most promising youngsters to new long-term deals as they seek to build on last season's Aviva Premiership success.

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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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