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France should have beaten Wales by 20 points and could have won World Cup

3 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Forget about Sebastien Vahaamahina's sending off for a moment, France should still have won at a canter. Instead they are going home. It's a tragic waste of talent. ,

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: All Blacks semi-final is bigger than our 2003 World Cup triumph

3 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There is no avoiding the superlatives and hype over Saturday's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. ,

South Africa were never going to be caught cold by Japan

3 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: We can only thank Japan for everything they have brought to the tournament: their handling skills, passing and pace. It was like watching rugby for the first time again. ,

Sarries start title defence with Saints loss, Exeter beat Quins

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Grayson's late penalty snatched a 27-25 win for Northampton Saints at champions Saracens as Exeter Chiefs started the Premiership season with a narrow win over Harlequins.   Saints led 21-16...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Henry Slade selection could prove to be a masterstroke by Eddie Jones

6 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: If a coach is going to guide his side to World Cup glory, there will be big calls made along the way - and that's exactly what Eddie Jones has done by dropping George Ford. ,

Sensational Japan must be allowed to blossom... here's how we can change it to allow them to do so

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Japan's march to the World Cup last eight and their magnificent wins over Ireland and Scotland have been a welcome wake-up call for the rugby world. ,

RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019: England have been good but now they've got to be great

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: This game will be massive. So far in Anglo-Australian encounters at World Cups we have one victory apiece in the final, two England quarter-final wins and two Aussie pool wins. ...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England will look to punish Aussies in Rugby World Cup quarter final

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England will make any numerical advantage count and Owen Farrell will not endure another middling kicking afternoon like he did against Argentina. ,

World Rugby must do whatever it takes to put on Scotland vs Japan 

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The rugby world needs to get behind Japan - no witch-hunt or pointing fingers. Japan won the vote in 2009 and no issues were raised then. ,

World Cup havoc caused by a typhoon is tough luck all round, but Japan are still worthy hosts

2 weeks ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Wow, I'm still trying to process the news that the England v France game is off. Their qualifying positions won't be altered, which is a small mercy, ,