Rugby World Cup 2019

Wales lack fire, but not short on spirit at Rugby World Cup

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A group of Wales fans laughed and smiled broadly while posing for a photo with South African referee Jaco Peyper after their team scraped into the Rugby World Cup semifinals. Peyper, perhaps unwisely, was holding his right elbow horizontally and into the face of one of the supporters - seemingly… Read

Rugby World Cup 2019

S African ref triggers anger for 'mocking' France red card

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World Cup referee Jaco Peyper has sparked anger after posing for a photo with Wales fans in which he appeared to mimic the elbow that led to Sebastien Vahaamahina's quarterfinal red card. The South African official dismissed the hulking lock in Oita on Sunday after video replays showed him smashing… Read

Rugby World Cup 2019

New Zealand beatable, insists England coach Jones

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Eddie Jones believes England have the weapons to upset New Zealand in this weekend's World Cup semifinal -- as long as his players are not dazzled by the All Blacks' stardust. England are daring to dream in Japan after smashing Australia 40-16 in Oita, but Jones knows his side have… Read

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Everyone is watching us now, says proud Japan coach Joseph

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Despite seeing his team well beaten by South Africa in their Rugby World Cup quarterfinal on Sunday, Japan coach Jamie Joseph was full of praise for his players and hoped they would be remembered as a source of inspiration throughout the country. Sunday’s clash in Tokyo was Japan’s first-ever World… Read

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Moment of madness: Senseless red card ruins French RWC hopes

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It was savage, it was reckless and — gallingly for the French — it was so unnecessary. France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina's sending-off against Wales in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday will go down as one of the most mindless acts of violence in the 32-year history of the competition.… Read

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'Broken' by the World Cup: Ireland's Schmidt signs off with scars

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A "broken" Joe Schmidt signed off as Ireland coach with a crushing loss to his native New Zealand that condemned the Irish team to a record seventh World Cup quarterfinal exit. That followed a shock pool defeat by tournament hosts Japan, but Schmidt insisted that, with time, he would look… Read

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I was preparing my farewell speech, admits Gatland after Wales reprieve

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Wales coach Warren Gatland admitted he was preparing his farewell speech as Wales trailed France with six minutes left in their World Cup quarterfinal but instead he can now work on his semifinal pep-talk after his team snatched a thrilling victory. Gatland is stepping down following the World Cup after… Read

Rugby World Cup 2019

Cool heads and flexibility: What we learned from England's win

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England advanced to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup with a 40-16 victory over Australia on Saturday. Here are five things we learned from England's emphatic win at Oita Stadium: Possession isn't everything Australia had 64 percent of the ball compared to England's 36 percent yet England still outscored… Read

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S African power ends Japan's run at Rugby World Cup

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There was never any shortage of courage, but not even the bravest of blossoms could punch through Springbok brawn on Sunday as South Africa reached the rugby World Cup semifinals by beating Japan 26-3 and ending their dream run at their home tournament. In what was a first World Cup… Read

Rugby World Cup 2019

Wales rally to beat France 20-19 after Vahaamahina red card

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Wales advanced to their third World Cup semifinal when Ross Moriarty's dramatic late try gave then a 20-19 victory over a battling France team who played the last half-hour with 14 men after lock Sebastien Vahaamahina was sent off on Sunday. France were leading 19-10 when Vahaamahina, in a moment… Read

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