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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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Australia playmakers offer selection posers for likely England quarter-final | Bret Harris

Matt To’omua, James O’Connor and Kurtley Beale all featured against Georgia leaving tricky decisions for Michael CheikaThe best laid plans of Wallabies and men often go awry. In the absence of a dominant No 10 at this World Cup, the Wallabies employed …

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Australia cut loose at the last to secure bonus-point win over Georgia

Three late tries help to see off spirited Pool D underdogs Wallabies unconvincing as typhoon Hagibis nears JapanAustralia are poised to meet England in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals after making hard work of defeating a spirited Georgia 27-8 at Sh…

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Australia v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Updates from the Wallabies’ final Pool D gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkinPreview: Wallabies seek to piece together chaotic puzzle 10.56am BST As always with Guardian play-by-play coverage, we’d love to hear from you as well. Your thoughts on…

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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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Rugby World Cup: Wales squeeze past Australia, Georgia beat Uruguay – video highlights

Wales’s strong start to Pool D continues as they held on for a momentous 25-29 victory over Australia. Warren Gatland’s side built an 18-point advantage early on in the second-half but Australia rallied, bringing the scores to within one point of each …

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Georgia v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Follow all the action from Kumagaya CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 8.17am BST A game too far too soon after the Fiji epic for Uruguay. It could be, and I hope this is the case, t…

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‘We will get better’ – Gatland insists Wales will improve after win against Georgia – video

It was a tale of two halves for Wales as they scored six tries against Georgia in Toyota City. Warren Gatland’s side found themselves 29-0 up as tries from Jonathan Davies, Justin Tipuric, Josh Adams and Liam Williams secured a bonus point before half-…

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Rugby World Cup: flying start for Wales in 43-14 win over Georgia – video highlights

Wales’s World Cup journey got off to a flying start in a 43-14 win over Georgia at Toyota City Stadium. Warren Gatland’s men ran in four tries to lead Georgia 29-0 and claim a bonus point by half-time. But Georgia hit back with two tries of their own a…

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Rugby World Cup: flying start for Wales in 43-14 win over Georgia – video highlights

Wales’s World Cup journey got off to a flying start in a 43-14 win over Georgia at Toyota City Stadium. Warren Gatland’s men ran in four tries to lead Georgia 29-0 and claim a bonus point by half-time. But Georgia hit back with two tries of their own a…

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Wales’ first-half blitz ensures victory over Georgia in Rugby World Cup

• One-sided half resulted in Wales leading 29-0 at half-time• Georgia fought back after interval and edged third-quarterAfter a week under siege, Wales went on the attack. Three tries in the first 15 minutes and a bonus point before half-time was an em…

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Wales v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Live updates from the grand slam winners’ openerGatland looks to restore order after whirlwind weekEmail your thoughts to Luke or tweet him here 11.33am BST Matiashvili gets a kick all wrong and Wales win a line out near halfway. Adams speeds through t…

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Wales v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

Live updates from the grand slam winners’ openerGatland looks to restore order after whirlwind weekEmail your thoughts to Luke or tweet him here 11.33am BST Matiashvili gets a kick all wrong and Wales win a line out near halfway. Adams speeds through t…

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Georgia team guide

A blend of experience and youth makes up an injury-hit Georgian squad that has brought ‘Gorgodzilla’ out of retirement Continue reading…

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Georgia’s Rugby World Cup dream partly sown by a Llanelli punch-up | Andy Bull

In Moscow in 1957 Llanelli players were in a match marred by ‘hideous violence’. They could not have known their more silky skills would leave a lasting legacyOf course rugby has an old law about what goes on tour. Which is why, 62 years later, we can’…

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England will not curb Kyle Sinckler’s aggression, says coach Mitchell

• Defence coach John Mitchell calls Sinckler ‘unique’• Practice match with Georgia spills out of controlEngland have no intention of curbing Kyle Sinckler’s competitive instincts after Wales sought to wind up the tighthead prop last Saturday, with the …

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Pools of intrigue: how the Rugby World Cup groups stack up | Paul Rees

Now that the autumn internationals have been completed we take a look at the prospects for the opening stage in JapanIreland, Scotland, Japan, Russia, Samoa Continue reading…

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Rugby union: talking points from the second round of autumn Tests

England take heart from All Blacks defeat, Springboks’ power will test Scotland’s growing optimism and Italy prove a point In 2012 England also went 15-0 up on New Zealand at Twickenham and went on to win 38-21. This time they could not score a point a…