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Jones hopes limited Russia can return home proud from Rugby World Cup
The coach and former Wales flanker Lyn Jones is optimistic but realistic of his side’s chances: ‘We’re not playing at a different level, we’re playing a different sport’

Robert Kitson in Tokyo

18, Sep, 2019 @1:12 PM

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Volunteers introduce World Cup fans to Japan … and themselves to rugby
Though some Team No-Side members found a love of the game overseas, many will soon be seeing a live match for the first time

Andy Bull in Tokyo

18, Sep, 2019 @12:32 PM

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Uruguay team guide
Uruguay’s improvement has been dramatic over the last four years, with many of their players turning pro

Ignacio Chans

18, Sep, 2019 @11:01 AM

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Talking Horses: solving the mystery of the disappearing Guineas one-two
King Of Change returns to the track, 137 days after finishing runner-up in the Guineas, but where is Magna Grecia?

Chris Cook

18, Sep, 2019 @10:28 AM

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Japan determined not to crash out early at home Rugby World Cup
Japan are determined not to be a World Cup failure like England and fail to qualify for the knockout stage of the tournament they are hosting

Paul Rees in Tokyo

18, Sep, 2019 @9:14 AM

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Baptisms at practice: How college football became a Christian empire
Dabo Swinney’s faith has aided in the recruiting that’s made Clemson a college football powerhouse, while drawing the ire of groups that say he runs afoul of the First Amendment

Gabriel Baumgaertner

18, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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South Africa stick to winning formula for World Cup opener against All Blacks
South Africa’s head coach Rassie Erasmus has picked his strongest, most settled team to tackle New Zealand in the highest-profile fixture of the opening weekend

Robert Kitson in Tokyo

18, Sep, 2019 @7:15 AM

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Rugby World Cup: All Blacks cover up tattoos in Japan to tackle yakuza link
With body ink associated with yakuza gangsters, New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup stars are happy to hide their artwork

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

18, Sep, 2019 @4:42 AM

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Winter of discontent leaves Brisbane Broncos at NRL club's lowest ebb | Nick Tedeschi
The NRL club is in a parlous state after a record-breaking defeat and subsequent reports of players staying out late the night before

Nick Tedeschi

18, Sep, 2019 @1:57 AM

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Serial AFL offenders' infamy is pure box office but teams take hit at crucial time | Scott Heinrich
The actions of Toby Greene and Tom Hawkins have left their clubs bereft of match-winning material just when they needed it most

Scott Heinrich

18, Sep, 2019 @12:23 AM

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Fiji team guide
The Fijians have taken huge strides in recent years and boast firepower across the pitch

Kelvin Anthony

17, Sep, 2019 @11:01 PM

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England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel
England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, has said there is ‘no reason’ England and other tier-one nations couldn’t tour the Pacific Islands

Gerard Meagher in Miyazaki

17, Sep, 2019 @9:00 PM

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