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Playing Tonga is like facing Stoke City - Jones

43 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

England coach Eddie Jones opted for an unusual comparison when describing what it was like coming up against Tonga in Sapporo.       Eddie Jones said facing Tonga was "like playing Stoke...

Watch: England and Tonga players share a moment after the final whistle

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Tonga players come together to share a moment after a tough 80 minutes of rugby on Sunday.   Respect ✊ #RWC2019 pic.twitter.com/wGzNklhtPp — Ultimate Rugby (@ultimaterugby)...

England boss Eddie Jones sees room for improvement

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

England were some way short of their best but won comfortably and without conceding a try in their Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga.         Eddie Jones said he was "pretty...

Rugby World Cup: Team of the weekend

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Steven Kitshoff - South Africa Good at the set-piece. Some strong carries also.   2. Jamie George - England   In a scrappy England win, George performed well at the set piece and got...

Manu Tuilagi's brace guides England to victory

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England got their Rugby World Cup campaign off to a winning start, Manu Tuilagi starring with two tries as Eddie Jones' side beat Tonga.         Manu Tuilagi led the way for...

England player ratings vs Tonga

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Joe Marler - 6 Made 6/6 in his tackles and was stable in the scrum. 2. Jamie George - 7 Carried well and was on the end of a try for England. 3. Kyle Sinckler - 6 Bit static going forward but stable...

Sexton and Best lead the charge as Ireland prove their credentials

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton and Rory Best led the way as Ireland's thumping win over Scotland affirmed their credentials as Rugby World Cup challengers.       Ireland have never made it past the...

IN-ZANE HIT!! Billy Vunipola gets smashed by Zane Kapeli

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Billy Vunipola was on the wrong end of Zane Kapeli in England's opening Rugby World Cup game.   Zane Kapeli SMASHES Billy Vunipola 💥#ENGvTGA #RWC2019 pic.twitter.com/SU41A7CTnm — Ultimate...

“We can come back from this” - Erasmus

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ 23-13 defeat by New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup opener had not deflated the belief of Rassie Erasmus, director of rugby, that South Africa could win the trophy for a third time.     It...

"We know they are going to be ferocious and full of pride and passion". - Eddie Jones

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have prepared a specific plan to counter the strengths of Tonga in their World Cup opener, according to Eddie Jones.         Eddie Jones stressed the importance of England...