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Jamie Joseph Quits Sunwolves To Focus On World Cup With Japan

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph is set to relinquish control of Super Rugby’s Sunwolves to concentrate on the host team’s run-in to the 2019 World Cup. As events took place across Japan on Thursday to mark a year to go before the “Brave Blossoms” face Russia in the tournament’s opening game, Joseph revealed he would step down as Sunwolves coach …

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Zimbabwe Rugby Team Sleep On Streets Prior To World Cup Qualifier

Zimbabwe’s national rugby team slept on the streets in Tunisia after being offered accommodation in a “disgusting” hotel before a World Cup qualifier match. Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage ahead of the Africa Gold Cup match against Tunisia in Monastir on Saturday. “Our national rugby team the Sables are being treated …

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Watch: Ireland Shut Out Euro Champs The Netherlands To Earn Crucial Point In World Cup 2019 Qualifiers

Ireland’s women’s team managed to keep the European champions at bay for ninety minutes and in doing so, brought home an absolutely crucial point for their World Cup 2019 dream. For all the doom and gloom that surrounded the Irish men’s team’s unsuccessful attempt to book a place in next summer’s World Cup 2018 and the crushing loss at home …

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Opinion: Why Connacht’s Lam Must Be Favourite To Succeed Ireland Boss Schmidt

EXETER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Pat Lam, Head Coach of Connacht looks on ahead of the European Rugby Challenge Cup match between Exeter Chiefs and Connacht at Sandy Park on October 25, 2014 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The success of Connacht Rugby this season puts head coach Pat Lam in the running to replace Joe Schmidt for Irish rugby’s top job. Ireland are approaching a crossroads. Following the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Ireland went into a serious rebuilding phase. Injuries ravaged the squad both during and after the tournament, with the most notable of all being captain Paul O’Connell’s …

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