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Tomas Lavanini Sees Red For Nasty High Shot On Owen Farrell

Owen Farrell Red Card

At halftime, England lead Argentina 15-3 in a fiery encounter at the Tokyo Stadium.  Argentina are in must-win territory after their previous loss to France but they face an uphill task to keep their Rugby World Cup dreams alive after they were reduced to just 14 men after 18 minutes. Argentina opened the scoring with a penalty from Benjamin Urdapilleta …

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England Name Powerful Team For Clash With Argentina

England Team

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a strong team for the much-anticipated Pool C clash with Argentina on Saturday at the Tokyo Stadium.  In total, Jones has made nine changes to the starting XV which beat the USA with only Joe Marler, George Kruis, Tom Curry, Billy Vunipola, George Ford, and Elliot Daly retaining their place. Mako Vunipola returns …

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Former Ulster Out-Half Named In Wallabies Side For First Time Since 2016


Ex-Ulster player, Christian Lealiifano, has been named in the Wallabies side for the first time since 2016. Lealiifano’s last appearance for Australia came in the 2016 Rugby Championships, however, he was diagnosed with leukaemia weeks later which forced him into an extended break from rugby. Amazingly, Lealiifano returned to Super Rugby action with the Brumbies just 11 months after being …

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Ireland Emerge Victorious After Bruising Argentina Arm-Wrestle

Bundee Aki Ireland

Ireland – 28 Argentina – 17 Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland have won their second successive match of this year’s November series after overcoming Argentina in what was at times, an error-strewn performance from Joe Schmidt’s side. A performance like this next week against the All Blacks will not be good enough and that message will undoubtedly …

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“No Matter What Joe Does, He Has Changed Irish Rugby” – Rory Best

Rory Best bbc rugby

Sean McMahon reporting from Ireland’s Captain’s Run  Rory Best is looking forward to pulling on the green shirt for the first time since Ireland’s historic Grand Slam triumph against England at Twickenham last March.  A hamstring injury ruled the Ireland captain out of the summer tour against the Wallabies and it also delayed the beginning of his season with Ulster. …

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Larmour Starts As Schmidt Names Ireland Team To Face Argentina

Joe Schmidt Ireland

Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland matchday 23 for the clash with Argentina on Saturday.  Jordan Larmour has been named at fullback and he will be joined alongside Jacob Stockdale and Keith Earls who make up the back-three. In midfield, Bundee Aki starts at inside-centre while Robbie Henshaw will play outside him. In the half-backs, Kieran Marmion has won the race …

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Ringrose Seeking Self-Improvement As Los Pumas Enter Focus

Garry Ringrose Ireland

Ireland centre Garry Ringrose believes that himself and the rest of his teammates will need to improve on the performance which saw his side run out 54-7 winners against Italy in order to get a victory against Argentina this weekend.  “I think it probably has to come up a notch [the performance],” Ringrose said on Monday. “I think both teams …

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All Blacks Ring Changes For Argentina

Sonny Bill Williams of the All Blacks

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made six changes for Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test against Argentina but insists the revamp is part of his World Cup planning, not a reaction to a shock loss to South Africa. Hansen said the world champions had learned from the 36-34 defeat to the Springboks, their first Rugby Championship loss in three years, and …

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Watch: Folau Heavily Criticised For Butchering Match Winning Moment

Israel Folau has come under some severe criticism for butchering a golden opportunity at the end of the Wallabies’ 19-23 loss to Argentina which would have won them the game.  It was a day of upsets in the Rugby Championship as earlier this morning, the Springboks pulled off a shock win against the All Blacks in Wellington. Argentina continued that …

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Israel Folau And David Pocock Return For The Wallabies

Flanker David Pocock and back Israel Folau were declared fit enough to be included in the starting lineup Thursday in a big boost for the Wallabies ahead of their weekend clash with Argentina. Both players were late scratchings from Australia’s team against South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday but were named in the starting XV for their Rugby Championship showdown …

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‘Instinct’ Tells All Blacks It’s Mo’unga’s Time

Instinct told coach Steve Hansen the time was right to put Richie Mo’unga in the driver’s seat as the All Blacks brace for a powerful forward battle against Argentina in Nelson on Saturday. The All Blacks were giving nothing away on Thursday about how they will meet the challenge — either confronting Argentina head on or moving their pack to …

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Four Forwards To Watch During The Rugby Championship

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17: David Pocock of the Wallabies looks on during the Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and Argentina at nib Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The Rugby Championship gets underway this weekend with New Zealand going in as heavy favourites once again. Australia and South Africa will be competitive whilst Argentina will want to show some improvement after some poor recent form. As rugby is a game that “starts up front” we look at four forwards who will have an impact on the upcoming competition: …

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Wales And Scotland Name Sides For Respective Summer Tour Clashes

Wales and Scotland have named their starting XVs for this weekend’s summer tour clashes against Argentina and Canada, respectively. Warren Gatland has made eight changes to the side which narrowly beat the Springboks in Washington DC last weekend for the upcoming clash with Los Pumas in San Juan on Saturday afternoon. Cory Hill will captain Wales for the first time …

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