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Rugby World Cup power rankings: breaking down all 20 teams in Japan

England, Ireland and Wales are among the throng pushing to challenge New Zealand as the World Cup enters crunch timeNormal service has been resumed. After the surreal scenes of the All Blacks not being No 1 (Wales were, then Ireland!) they enter the qu…

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Rugby World Cup: Wales survive Fiji scare as Scotland put nine past Russia – video highlights

Wales came from 10-0 down to defeat Fiji 29-17 and book their place in the quarter-finals, Scotland set up an eliminator against Japan after routing Russia 61-0, while Argentina ended a disappointing campaign on a high with a 47-17 win over the USA Con…

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Argentina sign off from Rugby World Cup with convincing win over US

South Americans score seven tries in 47-17 winArgentina finish third after defeats to France and EnglandArgentina ended a disappointing World Cup campaign on a high as they ran in seven tries to hammer the United States 47-17 with a sometimes scintilla…

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Argentina v USA: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool C game in KumagayaHow they stand: World Cup fixtures, tables and resultsEmail Lee with your thoughts or tweet him here 7.15am BST 61 mins. Nicolas Sanchez, who has been at his beguiling best at times today, makes…

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George Ford makes England’s World Cup attack hum and cannot be dropped | Nick Evans

England sapped the life out of Argentina and their clinical performance bodes well for the rest of the tournamentFull marks to England for a clinical performance against Argentina. It is never easy playing against a team down to 14 men and I thought th…

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Owen Farrell puts his head where it hurts but the pain is all Argentina’s | Andy Bull

The England captain was once more hit high but once again there was no head-injury assessmentSpend enough time in the wrong parts of town, and you are bound to run into trouble soon enough. Owen Farrell seems to be finding plenty of it on the pitch, bu…

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Billy Vunipola injury leaves England anxious for World Cup knockout stages

• No 8 left field at half-time against Pumas and did not return• Jones: ‘He’s twisted his ankle. We’ll look in the morning’England have been handed a major World Cup scare with Billy Vunipola suffering a twisted ankle in victory over Argentina. England…

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Rugby World Cup: England beat Argentina and Australia dominate Uruguay – video highlights

England are safely into the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup with a game to spare after a six-try victory over a 14-man Argentina. Australia got their campaign back on track with a 45-10 victory over Uruguay, but the match was again ove…

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England 39-10 Argentina talking points: a wild big hit and a Billy beef | Paul Rees

Eddie Jones’s side can be boring but they can also be explosive on the counterattack as they make use of two playmakersTomás Lavanini became the fifth player to be sent off in this World Cup as players remain slow to come to terms with the directive to…

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England 39-10 Argentina: Rugby World Cup player ratings

George Ford produced another superb game and Elliot Daly’s try capped a confident full-back display15 Elliot Daly Arguably his best game for England at full-back. Dealt with two early high kicks comfortably, made a fine tackle on Carreras in the corner…

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England dismiss feisty Argentina after Tomás Lavanini sees red

• Hit on stooping Owen Farrell deemed a sending-off offence• May, Daly, Youngs, Ford, Nowell and Cowan-Dickie score triesEngland are safely into the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup with a game to spare after a six-try victory over a 14-man Argen…

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England v Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool C game in TokyoAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Barry or tweet him with your thoughts on the match 8.20am BST Related: Argentina’s Mario Ledesma risks all for ‘final’ against England 8.20am BS…

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England must not be goaded into a World Cup arm-wrestle with Argentina | Ugo Monye

Pumas will feed off emotion of occasion and will enjoy being underdogs so it is important for England to keep their controlThere is no doubt in my mind that the midfield trio of George Ford, Owen Farrell and Manu Tuilagi is the best available to Englan…

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England’s World Cup high-stakes games arrive with Argentina test | Robert Kitson

Eddie Jones’s men have two tough pool games remaining and know they need to improve to be regarded as true favouritesFor England these are era-defining days. Four years of planning essentially rest on the next four weeks, unless the whole starship impl…

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Argentina’s Mario Ledesma risks all for ‘final’ against England

Ledesma has dropped Argentina’s top points-scorer Nicolás Sánchez for a game they have to win to reach the quarter-finalsArgentina are far from peaking for what their coach, Mario Ledesma, has described as their “final” against England in their third m…

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Eddie Jones blocked from speaking to referee before England’s ‘brutal’ test

World Cup rules stop either coach speaking to Nigel OwensJones brands Argentina clash as ‘a test of manlihood’Eddie Jones revealed he has not been allowed to meet the referee Nigel Owens before England’s test of “manlihood” against Argentina on Saturda…

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Serene England in hunt for statement World Cup win against Argentina

Eddie Jones is eager for his team to stick to their plan and arrive at the knockout stages with gathering momentumCompared to their last three Rugby World Cup campaigns things are going almost unnervingly smoothly for England at present. They have no m…

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Argentina drop Nicolás Sánchez for ‘World Cup final’ against England

• Julian Montoya preferred to Agustín Creevy in starting XV• ‘It will be really hard for them to beat us’ says Mario LedesmaMario Ledesma has dropped two of his most experienced players for Saturday’s crucial game against England here that Argentina ha…

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Argentina drop Nicolás Sánchez for ‘World Cup final’ against England

• Julian Montoya preferred to Agustín Creevy in starting XV• ‘It will be really hard for them to beat us’ says Mario LedesmaMario Ledesma has dropped two of his most experienced players for Saturday’s crucial game against England here that Argentina ha…

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Eddie Jones shows strong hand in England team selection for Argentina clash

Nine changes made for first major World Cup challengeMako Vunipola and Jack Nowell to feature from bench Eddie Jones has resisted the temptation to restore the fit-again Mako Vunipola and Jack Nowell into his starting XV to face Argentina on Saturday b…