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Major Blow For England As Kyle Sinckler Departs After Three Minutes

England were dealt a very heavy blow in the opening minutes of the Rugby World Cup final against South Africa with Kyle Sinckler substituted after three minutes. The highly-influential tighthead prop was knocked out cold when he ran into his teammate Maro Itoje’s shoulder in a tackle on Makazole Mapimpi and referee Jerome Garces immediately stopped the game. Sinckler was …

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World Rugby Announce Nominees For Breakthrough Player Of The Year

World Rugby

The nominees for the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year have been announced with England, South Africa and France all represented. Joe Cokanasiga (England), Herschel Jantjies (South Africa) and Romain Ntamack (France) are all nominated following their eye-catching performances throughout the year. To be eligible for this award, players must have played less than one year of senior international …

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England Fined Following V-Shaped Formation In Response To Haka

Owen Farrell Haka

England have been fined for the V-shape formation the team made when facing New Zealand’s haka before their clash with the All Blacks in last weekend’s World Cup semi-final. According to the Guardian, England have been reprimanded and fined a four figure sum although it is believed to be less than the £2,500 that France had to pay for adopting …

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England Will Receive “The Largest Bonus Ever Paid For Winning A Test Match”


England players will receive a hefty bonus after their stunning victory over New Zealand in the World Cup semi-finals. On Saturday in Yokohama Stadium, Eddie Jones’ team shocked the rugby world with an incredible victory over the sport’s dominant team. England won 19-7 and the scoreline did not flatter them. They were full value for their win. England were relentless. …

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England Score Try After 98 Seconds Against New Zealand

England All Blacks

England had an extremely fast start against New Zealand on Saturday in the Rugby World Cup semi-final. Eddie Jones’ team came flying out of the blocks, scoring a try after just 98 seconds at the Yokohama Stadium. Manu Tuilagi drove over to finish off a relentless England move before Owen Farrell converted. With two minutes on the clock, it was …

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Ireland Fans Drowned Out The Haka By Singing The Fields Of Athenry

Ireland and New Zealand met in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Saturday and the atmosphere was electric ahead of the game. The Tokyo Stadium in Japan’s capital city was a sea of colour and noise, with both sets of supporters combing to create a brilliant spectacle. After the players lined out for the anthems, the All Blacks performed their …

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A Combined Ireland-All Blacks XV As Voted By You

With Ireland and New Zealand both naming their starting XVs ahead of Saturday’s mouth watering World Cup quarter-final, we thought it would be interesting to see who would win out on a head-to-head basis.  On Thursday , we asked you to vote in a poll to choose your combined XV based on the starting sides announced by Steve Hansen and Joe …

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Reggie Corrigan Column: Top Three Players Of The World Cup So Far

Top Three Players World Cup

In choosing the top three players of the 2019 Rugby World Cup so far, it’s difficult to pick out players from the big nations considering as of yet, they haven’t seriously been tested consistently, writes former Leinster and Ireland international Reggie Corrigan.  At the moment, you can’t look beyond Japan in terms of what they have brought to the tournament. …

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Rob Herring Called Into Ireland Squad In Place Of Sean Cronin


Ulster hooker Rob Herring will join up with Ireland’s World Cup squad in Japan in place of the injured Seán Cronin, according to the BBC.  Cronin is thought to have sustained an injury in training which has ruled him out of the rest of the tournament. The news comes just days away from Ireland’s titanic World Cup quarter-final meeting with …

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World Rugby Call Press Conference As Typhoon Threatens Fixtures

World Rugby typhoon

World Rugby are due to hold a press conference tomorrow as the impending Typhoon Hagibis threatens to cause havoc to a number of fixtures. While it initially appeared that Ireland’s clash with Samoa on Saturday in Fukuoka was the only game in the firing line, the danger has now spread to the England v France and Japan v Scotland fixtures …

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