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England-France & New Zealand-Italy games cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's Rugby World Cup showdown against France and New Zealand's clash with Italy have been cancelled due to the pending threat of Typhoon Hagibis.   World Rugby announced the two pool fixtures...

All Blacks were all smiles, selfies, jokes and big laughs. Until now

22 hours ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Maybe it says everything about the way the All Blacks are that the day after they learned their final pool game against Italy had been cancelled, they woke up super early and battered themselves senseless...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Namibia v Canada cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia and Canada's final Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup has been cancelled due to the impact of Typhoon Hagibis.   Both teams were aiming to claim a first win of the tournament in Japan,...

Day 25 at the Rugby World Cup: Ireland secure quarter-final place

3 days ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

England’s match with France and New Zealand’s encounter with Italy were cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis.

Scotland's hopes in the balance with inspection to follow Typhoon Hagibis

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby will undertake a venue inspection following the passing of Typhoon Hagibis before deciding whether Scotland's crunch Rugby World Cup clash against Japan goes ahead.   The Pool A fixture...

RWC Preview: Ireland v Samoa

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt vowed Ireland will leave nothing to chance when they take on Samoa in their final Rugby World Cup pool match.     Saturday's encounter in Fukuoka was in doubt due to Typhoon Hagibis,...

England cancellation has cost me a weekend in Japan and the World Cup its surprise factor

4 days ago by The Guardian

Global tournaments should not be dumping fixtures because of inclement weather – the game and its supporters deserve betterLet’s be kind to Jefferson Poirot and say his comments were lost in translation....

World Rugby 'disappointed' by Scotland's threat of legal action

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has expressed its disappointment after Scottish Rugby (SRU) revealed it is considering legal action to ensure Sunday's Rugby World Cup clash with Japan goes ahead.   Scotland will...

Reaction to cancellation of Rugby World Cup games

5 days ago by Rugby World

How coaches, players and pundits reacted to the news that England v France and New Zealand v Italy had been called off due to Typhoon HagibisWarning: A sign outside Yokohama Stadium (Getty Images)How coaches,...