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When Lomu took on Ireland and transcended rugby

Jonah Lomu took rugby to new heights with his transcending performance the last time that New Zealand met Ireland in the World Cup.

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Rugby World Cup quarterfinals preview, latest team lists, predictions

The quarterfinals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will make for excellent viewing as New Zealand look to ward off Ireland, while England go head-to-head with familiar foes Australia.

Wallabies' true test arrives as World Cup goes up a level

After four years of frustration, broken only by the odd performance of true quality, the Wallabies are about to resume hostilities with England. Australia have lost their last six against Eddie Jones' side but boast the most recent Cup victory.


England drop Ford for Australia quarterfinal

England coach Eddie Jones has gone for all out power in making three changes for his side's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Australia in Oita.

England right the wrongs of 2015 with hasty progress to quarterfinals

With their humiliating departure from their home tournament four years ago now firmly in the past, Eddie Jones' side are showing they mean business in Japan.

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Biggar, Davies return to start in Wales RWC quarterfinal

Dan Biggar and Jonathan Davies are fit to start for Wales against France in the World Cup quarterfinal on the weekend.


Frustration, hope and 2027: RWC lessons for U.S. Rugby

Another winless campaign had its setbacks, but there is a template for U.S. rugby success being laid down by Japan.

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Japan police question Uruguay players for alleged club assault

Two Uruguay rugby players have been questioned by police over an alleged nightclub assault.

Ireland's Ringrose replaces Aki to start against All Blacks

Ireland named Garry Ringrose in the midfield to replace the suspended Bundee Aki for their World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.

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Scotland face disrepute charges over legal threat

Scotland has been referred to a disputes committee over their comments about the potential cancellation of their World Cup clash against Japan.

Tonga hooker Ngauamo handed seven-week ban for head kick

Tonga hooker Paula Ngauamo has been banned for seven weeks for kicking an opponent in the head during his team's 31-19 win over the United States.

Hard-line stance on high tackles to stay World Rugby chief

Despite a recent spate of red cards being handed out for high tackles, the chief of World Rugby has said there would be no change to the hard-line adjudication of the rule.

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