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The 7 Best Moments From Pool A Of Rugby World Cup 2015

A look at the best moments from Pool A. When the World Cup was drawn back in November 2012, everybody knew that the pool containing England, Australia, Fiji, Wales and Uruguay was set to light up the tournament and it didnt disappoint. A pool dotted with Fijian flair, breakdown excellence and an early exit for England, it truly has been a World …

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Wales Ring The Changes For South Africa Tie

Warren Gatland has made three changes in personnel for Wales’ World Cup quarter-final against South Africa. The Kiwi coach surprised many by starting both Justin Tipuric and Sam Warburton against the Wallabies, but the Welsh ultimately came up against an Australian brick wall. They now must regroup to face Pool B winners South Africa, who are on a road to …

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Stats Which Support Four Upsets This Weekend At The Rugby World Cup

The World Cup quarter-finals are set, and the four group winners, Ireland, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand, are all heavily tipped to proceed to the semi-finals. Form is telling, and the three southern hemisphere giants are expected to be joined by the back to back Six Nations champions in the final four. However, the stats make somewhat grim reading …

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Ranking The World Cup Quarter Finalists

With the quarter finals nearly upon us, we rank the last eight teams. Although this World Cup has arguably seen the gap between the competing nations narrow, many correctly predicted the quarter final line up. While some foresaw England’s failure, few believed that Japan would overcome South Africa and threaten Scotland for a place in the quarter finals. Nonetheless, despite the …

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Tweet: Shane Williams Is Waiting By The Phone It Seems

With Wales’ bad luck seemingly having no end in sight, Shane Williams is prepared to step up to the mark!  Another one bites the dust for Wales with Liam Williams out of the World Cup. The Scarlets man suffered a foot injury that will put him out of action for the rest of the competition. It’s hardly a surprise given …

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Watch: The Best Rugby World Cup Advert We’ve Seen So Far

This is quality… In the build up to the Rugby World Cup, we saw a number of excellent adverts doing the rounds online. Guinness put in an incredible effort with Gareth Thomas, and now London DC are also boxing with the best after submitting this hilarious clip. Simply promoting the massive Wales vs Australia match today, this ad manages to …

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England Being Investigated Over Alleged Match-Day Protocol Breach

In what has been a terrible week for England, becoming the first sole host nation to be ousted from their own World Cup at the pool stage, things have just gotten that bit worse, with a World Rugby investigation now rubbing salt in the wound.  England are being investigated for an alleged breach of ‘match-day communications protocol’ during their latest pool defeat …

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New World Rugby Rankings Released

World Rugby announced the updated rankings following a major weekend of action at the World Cup. New Zealand remain top of the pile, with Australia leapfrogging Wales into second following their 20 point win over England in Twickenham. South Africa’s revival following their loss to Japan sees them come in at fourth, with Ireland, still unbeaten at the tournament, dropping to fifth. The …

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ICYMI: Warren Gatland Did An Interview Outside England’s Team Bus After Wales Win

Warren Gatland you cheeky sod! Riding high on life after Wales hard fought victory over England, former Scottish player Kenny Logan took time for a quick interview….outside England’s team bus no less. It’s hardly a surprise that a former Scottish player took an opportunity to interview a victorious Welsh manger outside Twickenham. With England’s team bus very much in the background. …

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Does Dan Biggar Have The Strangest Kicking Routine In Rugby?

We probably weren’t the only ones to notice how fidgety Dan Biggar got whenever his kicking was called upon. It was very strange and highly effective.  He kicked eight from eight last night and was definitely the difference as Wales overcame England at the home of Rugby. And we can’t be the only ones who notice just how strange Dan …

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This Weekend’s Rugby World Cup Dream XV

After an outstanding opening weekend of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, it’s time to pick the best fifteen from the eight matches played so far. Realistically, every single member of the Japanese squad deserves to be in the Dream XV after their heroics against South Africa. As a result, we’ve decided not to include any of them in our selections. Quite …

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Wales Have Gone From Heroes To Zeros

The wheels look like they may have come off the Welsh war machine. They did manage a narrow win over an industrious and highly-competitive Azzuri side, yet Wales will be sifting through the ashes of a shock near-miss come Monday. Coming into the game with high expectations and the opportunity for fringe players in the 31-man squad to put up their …

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