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#RWC19

# rwc19 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

WIN: We're giving away a signed Ireland rugby jersey
# Volkswagen
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WIN: We're giving away a signed Ireland rugby jersey

Oct 15th 2019, 4:32 PM 3,193 Views 107 Comments

Check out our competition ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final showdown with the All Blacks.

# rwc19 - Friday 11 October, 2019

Error-strewn Wallabies earn bonus-point victory over Georgia in tough conditions
# Job Done
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# Job Done

Error-strewn Wallabies earn bonus-point victory over Georgia in tough conditions

Oct 11th 2019, 1:39 PM 8,828 Views 6 Comments

Australia will now turn their attention to the quarter-finals after today’s 27-8 win in Shizuoka.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus
# Rassie
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# Rassie

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus

Oct 8th 2019, 5:23 PM 13,604 Views 20 Comments

Having watched his Springboks side make light work of Canada in Kobe, the South Africa coach was quizzed on his preferred quarter-final opponents.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

All Blacks flanker to become first player to wear goggles at Rugby World Cup
# Blurred Vision
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# Blurred Vision

All Blacks flanker to become first player to wear goggles at Rugby World Cup

Oct 1st 2019, 11:05 AM 14,223 Views 6 Comments

Ardie Savea will use protective eyewear against Canada tomorrow.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Wallabies wing Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle
# Act Of Foul Play
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# Act Of Foul Play

Wallabies wing Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle

Sep 25th 2019, 1:02 PM 9,199 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old will miss Australia’s remaining Pool D games after today’s World Rugby ruling.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Ireland settle into 'isolated' life out of spotlight before clash with Japan
# Peace And Quiet
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# Peace And Quiet

Ireland settle into 'isolated' life out of spotlight before clash with Japan

Updated Sep 24th 2019, 12:00 PM 41,338 Views 9 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s squad travelled by bullet train to Shizuoka yesterday.

'The best atmosphere in my 30 years going to Lansdowne Road' - When Ireland beat the All Blacks on home soil
# Onward
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# Onward

'The best atmosphere in my 30 years going to Lansdowne Road' - When Ireland beat the All Blacks on home soil

Sep 24th 2019, 11:57 AM 7,492 Views 9 Comments

A highly-anticipated meeting between the nations ranked first and second in the world, Ireland produced a near-perfect performance to overcome New Zealand.

# rwc19 - Monday 23 September, 2019

Sensational opening weekend leaves World Cup free-wheeling towards knockout stage
# Peaked Early
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# Peaked Early

Sensational opening weekend leaves World Cup free-wheeling towards knockout stage

Sep 23rd 2019, 9:45 PM 13,288 Views 34 Comments

There are only a handful of meaningful pool matches left, unless you believe that shocks are possible.

'Going to London on St Patrick's Day and winning the Grand Slam will probably never be repeated'
# Onward
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# Onward

'Going to London on St Patrick's Day and winning the Grand Slam will probably never be repeated'

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:52 PM 7,551 Views 1 Comment

Rugby pundits remember an unforgettable moment in Irish sporting history.

# rwc19 - Friday 6 September, 2019

Scotland sweat on Toolis after World Cup warm-up win against Georgia
# Scathed
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# Scathed

Scotland sweat on Toolis after World Cup warm-up win against Georgia

Sep 6th 2019, 10:42 PM 11,421 Views 8 Comments

The lock suffered a worrying head injury near the end of Scotland’s 36-9 win on Friday.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

O'Driscoll: 'If I was Toner I'd be feeling very sorry for myself and wondering whether it was justified'
# Sympathy
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# Sympathy

O'Driscoll: 'If I was Toner I'd be feeling very sorry for myself and wondering whether it was justified'

Sep 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 34,889 Views 86 Comments

‘You don’t want to alienate yourself by putting your foot in your mouth and saying something you can’t take back.’

# rwc19 - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson miss out as Scotland name squad for Japan
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson miss out as Scotland name squad for Japan

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:18 PM 6,821 Views 5 Comments

Forwards Josh Strauss, Matt Fagerson and Magnus Bradbury have also been omitted.

# rwc19 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up

Aug 31st 2019, 1:30 PM 100,497 Views 99 Comments

Join us for minute-by-minute coverage from the Principality Stadium.

# rwc19 - Friday 30 August, 2019

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil
# Onward
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# Onward

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil

Aug 30th 2019, 9:43 AM 8,198 Views 7 Comments

In June 2016, they earned a first-ever Test win at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

# rwc19 - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'This is the great thing about where Ireland are: It's actually harder to find things that can go wrong'
# Time For Heroes
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# Time For Heroes

'This is the great thing about where Ireland are: It's actually harder to find things that can go wrong'

Aug 29th 2019, 5:05 PM 7,139 Views 3 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy was worried about Ireland even before their trimming at Twickenham, but he still sees a way out of their current rut.

# rwc19 - Friday 9 August, 2019

'I read it when I came over here and had a bit of a laugh' - O'Shea dismisses link to Munster CEO role
# No Grazie
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# No Grazie

'I read it when I came over here and had a bit of a laugh' - O'Shea dismisses link to Munster CEO role

Aug 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,213 Views 24 Comments

The Italy head coach believes Ireland are World Cup contenders despite their poor Six Nations.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Alun Wyn Jones: Fatherhood helped me become a better captain
# Leader
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# Leader

Alun Wyn Jones: Fatherhood helped me become a better captain

Aug 7th 2019, 2:49 PM 4,363 Views 3 Comments

The Welsh Grand Slam-winning captain admits having children gave him some perspective on his playing career.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'
# RWC19
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# RWC19

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:00 AM 43,374 Views 58 Comments

A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Spain and Romania still not giving up on getting into Ireland's RWC pool
# Not Over Yet
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# Not Over Yet

Spain and Romania still not giving up on getting into Ireland's RWC pool

May 29th 2018, 1:49 PM 6,859 Views 12 Comments

The fall-out from the Rugby Europe Championship shambles continues.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Huge 12 months ahead for Schmidt's Ireland with RWC pool draw set for 2017
# Rankings
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# Rankings

Huge 12 months ahead for Schmidt's Ireland with RWC pool draw set for 2017

May 11th 2016, 3:22 PM 7,136 Views 30 Comments

World Rugby confirmed the draw will take place in Japan next year.