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RWC Weekend Two Review: Pools C and D

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AUCKLAND, NZ – The Rugby World Cup is definitely on now, with England’s loss to Wales meaning this weekend will probably see them get bundled out of their own tournament. New Zealanders everywhere are now faced with the novel experience of supporting the Wallabies this weekend, as the mood of this country is definitely favoring a humiliating […]

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Rugby World Cup Midweek Matches Round-Up

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CASTRES, FRANCE – After a weekend trip to a Japan-inspired rugby Wonderland, the World Cup returned to this side of the looking glass for the first batch of midweek matches, which saw both Scotland and Australia kick off their campaigns with solid wins against Japan and Fiji respectively, while Romania lost their first match of […]

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Rugby World Cup: News in Brief – Tuesday, September 22

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CASTRES, FRANCE – The short Rugby World Cup hiatus between group matches does not mean that nothing is happening. Here’s a rundown of the latest news from the tournament. Take the three! Japan coach Eddie Jones has admitted he was screaming: “Take the three! Take the three!” when his side, 32-29 down at the time, […]

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RWC Weekend One Review: Pools C and D

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AUCKLAND, NZ – After four years of enjoying the fact that we can call ourselves Rugby World Cup champions, the day has finally come when the cup gets put back on the line for the rest of the world to have a crack at. The tournament opened with a bit of a splutter  at Twickenham, […]

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Rugby World Cup: Pool D Preview

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LONDON, ENGLAND –  Three Six Nations rivals line up in Pool D of the Rugby World Cup. History dictates that France and Ireland will qualify ahead of Italy – with the big question on most people’s lips being who will go on to lose to pre-tournament champions-elect New Zealand in the quarter-finals. That does Canada […]

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Rugby World Cup: Pool C Preview

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LONDON, ENGLAND – Of all the pools in the Rugby World Cup, Pool C is by far the easiest to predict. Everyone who is anyone in rugby punditry says New Zealand will win their four group-stage matches with varying degrees of insouciant ease, leaving Argentina (ranked ninth in the world) and Tonga (11th) to fight […]

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