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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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Wales survive major Fiji scare as Josh Adams hat-tricks seals top spot

• Wales trail 10-0 early on but battle back for bonus-point win• Adams scores three tries but injuries a concern for GatlandWales will top their group and avoid the route to the final that includes New Zealand but after a smooth start to the tournament…

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Wales v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool D match in OitaHow they stand: tables, fixtures and resultsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 9.59am BST Referee: Jerome Garces (France) 9.59am BST The only other upset of the pool stage saw Urugay beat …

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Wales v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool D match in OitaHow they stand: tables, fixtures and resultsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 9.59am BST Referee: Jerome Garces (France) 9.59am BST The only other upset of the pool stage saw Urugay beat …

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Warren Gatland urges Wales to shut down Fiji threat at Rugby World Cup

• ‘We know we are in control of our destiny,’ says head coach• We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismWales are approaching the stage where their next match could be Warren Gatland’s last in…

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Rugby World Cup: Ireland 35-0 victors over Russia and Fiji dominate Georgia – video highlights

Ireland’s World Cup journey is back on track, after Joe Schmidt’s side beat Russia 35-0 in Pool A and secured an important bonus point. Despite the scoreline Russia made it difficult, but the Irish still managed to touch down five times. Johnny Sexton …

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Semi Radradra stars as Fiji find their feet at Rugby World Cup to thrash Georgia

• Wing scores two tries and makes three others in Higashiosaka• Fiji secure first win after defeats by Uruguay and AustraliaSemi Radradra scored two of Fiji’s seven tries and made three others as the Pacific Islanders finally got a win on the board at …

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Georgia v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool D match in OsakaRugby World Cup 2019: fixtures, tables and resultsEmail Richard here or tweet @rrjparkin 6.42am BST 24 min: Great run off the lineout, they’re inside 10m out, Fiji. But it’s terrific defence one ag…

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Uruguay’s shock win over Fiji was our greatest – this is how we did it | Ignacio Chans

From being the only amateurs at the 2015 World Cup, Uruguay put a plan together to cause the first shock of the 2019 eventRugby is a sport where the established order heavily prevails. We all saw it this year, with the frustrated discussion about a pos…

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Uruguay’s historic 30-27 Rugby World Cup victory over Fiji – video highlights

It was the first time in 16 years that Uruguay were on the winning side as they pulled off a historic 30-27 victory over Fiji in Kamaishi.  When the sides faced last year the South Americans were beaten 68-7 by the Fijians. The shock victory …

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Uruguay shock Fiji to pull off historic victory in classic encounter

South Americans collected their first win in 16 yearsFiji staring down an early exit after two lossesThere has never been a World Cup match like the one they played in Kamaishi this bright, blue, Wednesday afternoon, when it felt like every single one …

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Fiji v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Updates from the Pool D game in Kamaishi Any thoughts? Email or tweet @bloodandmudScott Fardy on rugby in tsunami-hit Kamaishi 5.54am BST Ref issuesThere’s been much chat in the opening matches over the consistency or refereeing, our man Rob Kitson has…

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Fiji head coach hits back at Australia outcry over Reece Hodge referral

• Cheika labelled Fiji referral as not ‘in spirit of the game’ • Hodge faces hearing on Wednesday over tackle on YatoThe Fiji head coach, John McKee, has hit back at his Wallabies counterpart after Michael Cheika said Fiji’s referral of winger Reece Ho…

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Hamish Watson blow and Ali Price worry add to Scotland’s woes in Japan

• Edinburgh flanker Watson out of World Cup with knee injury• Calf injury rules out Springboks prop Trevor NyakaneGregor Townsend’s Scotland have suffered a nightmare start to the World Cup, with the news that Hamish Watson has been ruled out of the to…

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Australia wing Reece Hodge cited for tackle on Fiji’s Peceli Yato

• Player faces disciplinary hearing in Tokyo• Ban would jeopardise rest of his World CupThe Australia wing Reece Hodge may miss the rest of the World Cup after he was cited for his controversial tackle on Fiji’s Peceli Yato. He will face a disciplinary…

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Positional switch the key in Australia’s Rugby World Cup win over Fiji

The subtle shift of James O’Connor to inside-centre gave the Wallabies the ball-playing style they needed to overcome a determined Fijian sideWallabies coach Michael Cheika made a key positional switch in their opening World Cup game against Fiji in Sa…

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Positional switch the key in Australia’s Rugby World Cup win over Fiji

The subtle shift of James O’Connor to inside-centre gave the Wallabies the ball-playing style they needed to overcome a determined Fijian sideWallabies coach Michael Cheika made a key positional switch in their opening World Cup game against Fiji in Sa…

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Rugby World Cup: Key moments as New Zealand, France and Australia win – video highlights

George Bridge’s try was crucial as New Zealand overcame South Africa, while Camille Lopez kicked the winning drop goal as France beat Argentina, and Australia fought back to defeat Fiji.New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thrille…

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Where does Reece Hodge’s baffling escape leave high tackle crackdown? | Andy Bull

The Australia wing caught Fiji’s Peceli Yato in the head with a shoulder and didn’t use his arms, World Rugby’s tackle directives could not be clearer – yet no action was takenFor 15 minutes the Sapporo Dome sounded as loud as any other ground in the g…