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Another chapter writes itself into All Blacks-Springboks folklore

This game must be remembered as one of the all-time great World Cup clashes, one that only adds to the All Blacks-Springboks rivalry that continues to deliver and may yet feature another chapter back in Yokohama on Nov. 2.

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Wallabies maul their way out of Sapporo stunner

Four years on from the corresponding matchday that delivered The Miracle of Brighton, the 2019 Rugby World Cup very nearly provided The Stunner in Sapporo after the Flying Fijians gave the Wallabies an almighty scare on Saturday afternoon.

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Cheika 'not looking for perfection' after struggle vs. Fiji

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has admitted that his side's victory over Fiji in the World Cup was far from perfect.


Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.

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What is a concussion protocol? Sport by sport, there's no single solution

Reporters from across ESPN give their insights on how sport has been impacted by the increasing awareness of concussion.

Wales' World Cup woe

Wales head coach Gatland 'shocked' over Howley investigation

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has expressed his shock after his assistant coach Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup amid allegations of betting infringements.

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Wales coach Howley sent home from World Cup amid betting allegations

Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has been sent home from Japan amid allegations of betting infringements.


Tonga rugby team sing on flight to Rugby World Cup


Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts

Samoan players will keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cup in Japan to avoid offending their hosts.

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