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Way-too-early predictions for Rugby World Cup 2019

With one year to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, our writers take a look through each of the pools and decide where it will all be won and lost in 2019.

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Augspurger: 5-0 still on, but Eagles must stay on script

The USA Eagles pulled away from Brazil late on last Saturday to banish the painful memories of 2016. As they chase Americas Rugby Championship history in Uruguay this weekend, though, captain Nate Augspurger says they need to stick to their game plan.

2015 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • URUG20th
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 25 Tries Scored
    NZL1st
    2
    25
  • URUG20th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 125 Points Difference
    NZL1st
    -196
    125