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9dSam Bruce

Tall Order: Wallabies at last heed World Cup's tackle message

Wallabies lock Rory Arnold is mindful of the need to lower his tackling height at the Rugby World Cup while coach Michael Cheika says his side have been working on a few different things to avoid further potentially match-turning yellow or red cards.

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18dSam Bruce

Kerevi left bemused by penalty controversy

A bemused Samu Kerevi thinks it might be time he takes a look at the NRL after he gave away a penalty for a raised forearm on replacement Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell during the Wallabies' 29-25 loss on Sunday night.

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28dESPN

Rugby World Cup Week 2 preview: latest team lists, predictions

After a huge opening weekend of action we kick into Week 2. With a game every day this week, there's plenty of action to keep you excited before the headline match Australia vs. Wales kicks off on Saturday. Read ahead for team lists and previews.

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42dESPN

Wyn Jones returns as Wales face Ireland

Alun Wyn Jones returns to Wales' starting line-up as captain against Ireland on Saturday, when the two teams contest their final Rugby World Cup warm-up Test.

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46dESPN

Hill makes Wales squad for Rugby World Cup

Cory Hill was included in Wales' Rugby World Cup squad despite fears that he may miss the opening two games of the tournament due to injury, while Rob Evans and Samson Lee were among those to miss out.

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47dReuters

Ireland end Wales' dominant home run

Ireland, inspired by Jacob Stockdale, bounced back in their Rugby World Cup preparations to end Wales' dominant run of home victories and ruin Warren Gatland's Cardiff farewell.

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49dReuters

Wales make 14 changes for Ireland clash

Rhys Carre and Owen Lane will make their debuts for Wales Saturday, when the Grand Slam winners host Ireland in their penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff.

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58dESPN

Rugby World Cup squad lists

With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.

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61dReuters

Wales defeat England to claim world No. 1 spot

Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday and take them to the top of the official world rankings as the World Cup looms.

2019 RankingsSix Nations

  • WALES5th
    Tries Scored 1st England : 24 Tries Scored
    ENG1st
    10
    24
  • WALES2nd
    Points Difference 1st England : 83 Points Difference
    ENG1st
    49
    83