Rugby World Cup

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Missed chance will define Jones’s England era but timing of his departure was wrong | Luke McLaughlin
Beating the All Blacks in 2019, losing the final and his untimely dismissal leave Eddie Jones wondering what might have been

Luke McLaughlin

18, Dec, 2022 @1:44 PM

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World Rugby facing outcry to cut ties with France’s Bernard Laporte
Pressure is mounting on the suspended World Rugby vice-chairman Bernard Laporte to cut all ties with the sport following his conviction for corruption.

Robert Kitson

14, Dec, 2022 @6:10 PM

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World Rugby in crisis after Bernard Laporte fined on corruption charges
The vice-chairman of World Rugby, Bernard Laporte, has been fined £64,500 and given a two-year suspended sentence nine months before the World Cup in France

Gerard Meagher

13, Dec, 2022 @7:12 PM

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Gary Gold steps down as US Eagles coach after Rugby World Cup failure
South African to support review of US high performance programmes as 2031 and 2033 World Cup host looks to rebuild

Martin Pengelly in New York

09, Dec, 2022 @9:22 PM

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Danny Care backs Borthwick and talks up England World Cup chances
Danny Care has said he believes England can use their current turmoil to their advantage and spring a surprise at next year’s World Cup

Gerard Meagher

08, Dec, 2022 @7:47 PM

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US rugby in despair after World Cup flop but Eagles insist on signs of hope
Eight years before America hosts the finals, players including props who conceded key penalties against Chile and Portugal remain young and full of promise

Martin Pengelly

19, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Portugal down USA to book final Rugby World Cup place in France
Last kick of the game gives Os Lobos a 16-16 draw, enough to book place in Pool C with Australia, Wales, Fiji and Georgia

Martin Pengelly

18, Nov, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s a big game’: USA and Portugal face off for final Rugby World Cup place
Gary Gold’s Eagles are 80 minutes away from Pool C in France but Os Lobos are on the up. A nerve-shredding night is in store

Martin Pengelly

17, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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USA and Portugal set up playoff for final Rugby World Cup place
Eagles and Os Lobos cruise past Hong Kong and Kenya, setting up one-off game for place with Wales and Australia in Pool C next year

Martin Pengelly

12, Nov, 2022 @9:51 PM

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‘We’ve got to win three games in Dubai’: US Eagles face last Rugby World Cup chance
If the Americans are to avoid missing the finals for the first time since 1995, Bryce Campbell’s team must beat Kenya, Hong Kong and Portugal on successive weekends

Martin Pengelly in New York

05, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Nowell keen to follow Exeter teammate Sam Simmonds in moving abroad
Jack Nowell has revealed he wants to follow his Exeter and England teammate Sam Simmonds in moving abroad and said he could do so next year with his Chiefs contract up at the end of the season

Gerard Meagher

03, Oct, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Cap the Haka? Research and rugby face off over All Blacks’ war dance | Daniel Gallan
Research finds players who perform war dances reach elevated heart rates before their rivals. Is it an unsporting advantage?

Daniel Gallan

23, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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