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#Pool A

# pool-a - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From The42 Rugby Europe row rankles with Samoa as they face wait for World Cup qualifier JAPAN 2019

Rugby Europe row rankles with Samoa as they face wait for World Cup qualifier

The Pacific nation is likely to join Ireland in RWC Pool A, but delaying their play-off with a European team could complicate matters for their best players.

# pool-a - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

From The42 Wait, what if...? How Ireland's and other World Cup pools will be decided Explainer

Wait, what if...? How Ireland's and other World Cup pools will be decided

A win over France would make this a whole lot less complicated.

# pool-a - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The42 As it happened: England v Australia, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: England v Australia, Rugby World Cup

It was do or die for England in the pool of death, and one of their greatest rivals were in town to stick the knife in.

# pool-a - Sunday 27 September, 2015

From The42 The Wallabies made light work of Uruguay and move top of the Pool of Death Midlands Mismatch

The Wallabies made light work of Uruguay and move top of the Pool of Death

Michael Cheika’s men turned on the style and scored 11 tries against the South Americans.

# pool-a - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 As it happened: England v Wales, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: England v Wales, Rugby World Cup

We went minute-by-minute for the biggest game of the Rugby World Cup so far… and it didn’t disappoint.

# pool-a - Friday 18 September, 2015

From The42 Gatland unleashes twin threat of Warburton and Tipuric on Uruguay Groundhog Day

Gatland unleashes twin threat of Warburton and Tipuric on Uruguay

Liam Williams and Samson Lee have made a timely return from injury.

# pool-a - Monday 14 September, 2015

From The42 Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener Curtain Raiser

Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener

Brad Barritt will continue as Stuart Lancaster’s inside centre after his recovery from ankle and calf injuries.

From The42 England to emerge at peak of Pool A, while Wales may miss out Predictions

England to emerge at peak of Pool A, while Wales may miss out

We take a look at the ‘pool of death,’ which features four sides inside the top 10 in the world.

# pool-a - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From The42 Wallabies will completely split their squad to prepare for 2 games in 4 days Pool Of Death

Wallabies will completely split their squad to prepare for 2 games in 4 days

Bernard Foley and Quade Cooper will likely get 80 minutes each before Australia face England.

# pool-a - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 Warren Gatland makes an intelligent addition to Wales' World Cup squad

Warren Gatland makes an intelligent addition to Wales' World Cup squad

Toulon’s Paul Stridgeon has hooked up with the Welshmen as head of physical performance.

# pool-a - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup Pool A

Dubliner Eoin Morgan 'gutted' as England crash out of Cricket World Cup

Bangladesh progress to the quarter-finals after winning by 15 runs in Adelaide.

# pool-a - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The42 Lock in: Paul O'Connell to start for Munster in Paris Starting XV

Lock in: Paul O'Connell to start for Munster in Paris

Meanwhile, Rob Penney has opted to play both Ronan O’Gara and Ian Keatley in a reshuffled back-line.

# pool-a - Saturday 1 October, 2011

From The42 As it happened: France v Tonga Allez! This post contains videos

As it happened: France v Tonga

Les Bleus needed a point against the Pacific islanders to book a place in the quarter-finals. Could they do it? Find out on our liveblog.

# pool-a - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

From The42 As it happened: Canada v Japan Live

As it happened: Canada v Japan

Two evenly-matched teams slugging it out in pursuit of a guaranteed place in the next Rugby World Cup. What more could you want? (Apart from sleep.)