Rugby World Cup 2015

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Japan blossom and Baa-Baas take Brazil in decade of new horizons | Robert Kitson
The old order has shifted during the past 10 years with Exeter among those growing in stature while France faded

Robert Kitson

30, Dec, 2019 @9:59 AM

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Olympics, World Cups and more: Tom Jenkins' pictures of the decade
The Guardian and Observer sport photographer picks his favourite images from the thousands he shot during the past 10 years

Tom Jenkins

30, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Japan’s famous Rugby World Cup win is coming to a screen near you | Robert Kitson
Films about Japan’s famous win in Brighton and the story of Dan Carter plus a play about Bill McLaren make perfect curtain-raisers for the Rugby World Cup starting this month

Robert Kitson

03, Sep, 2019 @8:57 AM

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Thirteen pounds to play rugby for your country? That’s £13 too much | Catherine Spencer
Some are shocked at the Japanese team’s low fee – but when I captained England’s women, money was never my motivation, says Catherine Spencer

Catherine Spencer

14, Nov, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Sam Burgess: ‘The bottom line is that my heart didn’t lie in union’ | Donald McRae
The England captain talks to Donald McRae about his greatest moment in rugby league and the way some of his union team-mates hid behind the media glare on him at the 2015 World Cup

Donald McRae

07, Nov, 2016 @12:10 PM

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Rugby World Cup year yields record profits and revenues for RFU
Rugby World Cup year has yielded record profits and revenues for the RFU, which also posted a retained profit of £3.9m compared with the previous year’s loss of £6.7m

Robert Kitson

14, Oct, 2016 @5:08 PM

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Rugby World Cup legacy provides boost for future as 30,000 take up game
The 2015 tournament was a disaster for the hosts England, but the RFU’s farsighted legacy programme has boosted rugby’s health at home and abroad

Paul Rees

17, Sep, 2016 @9:00 PM

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Imposing racial quotas is a vital step forward for South African sport
With black athletes still sidelined, minister’s threat to sporting federations can help reverse apartheid legacy

Siya Mnyanda

29, Apr, 2016 @12:34 PM

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Chris Robshaw: ‘In sport you go through different times; it’s how you get back up’ | Donald McRae
Despite losing the England captaincy, Robshaw was part of the 2016 Six Nations triumph but he ‘will always have that scar of the World Cup exit no matter the success we have in the future’

Donald McRae

28, Mar, 2016 @11:42 AM

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Mike Brown: ‘I didn’t want to sit around and watch the World Cup final’
The Harlequins full-back tells Donald McRae he sees some of his own traits in Eddie Jones and believes the head coach can lift England to a new level

Donald McRae

11, Jan, 2016 @1:28 PM

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England face exciting future under Eddie Jones and his coaching team | Dean Ryan
Eddie Jones has made strong decisions in appointing his backroom staff and if Alex King joins them with Dylan Hartley as captain his foundations will be complete

Dean Ryan

31, Dec, 2015 @2:00 PM

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2015 goes down as a stunning sporting year full of surprises and superlatives | Andrew Anthony
Tyson Fury, Leicester City and Japan’s rugby union side all produced astonishing successes while even England’s cricket team discovered how to entertain

Andrew Anthony

26, Dec, 2015 @7:00 PM

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