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Rugby World Cup 2019: Springboks’ historic title triumph hailed an ‘inspiration’ back home in South Africa
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Springboks’ historic title triumph hailed an ‘inspiration’ back home in South Africa

The Springboks' Rugby World Cup triumph was hailed by South African newspapers on Sunday as an "inspiration" to a nation suffering from racial tensions, unemployment and violence.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones remains tightlipped on future after England's runners-up finish
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones remains tightlipped on future after England's runners-up finish

Pressed on the situation in a post-match news conference after the World Cup final defeat to South Africa, England coach Eddie Jones again remained tight-lipped

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus says pep talk on hardships back home inspired squad to third world title
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus says pep talk on hardships back home inspired squad to third world title

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus said Saturday that a frank discussion about real-life hardship back home had fuelled his side's hunger to capture a third Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Coach Rassie Erasmus says South Africa will not be employing different tactics, combination in final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Coach Rassie Erasmus says South Africa will not be employing different tactics, combination in final

South Africa might have been criticised for their dull tactics at the World Cup, but coach Rassie Erasmus has promised more of the same in the final against England on Saturday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: 'Some of us had their bulletproof vests on', All Black Sonny Bill Williams describes tough team meeting after England loss
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Rugby World Cup 2019: 'Some of us had their bulletproof vests on', All Black Sonny Bill Williams describes tough team meeting after England loss

New Zealand icon Sonny Bill Williams said Monday that the All Blacks players needed "bulletproof vests" during a brutal analysis of their devastating 19-7 World Cup semi-final defeat by England.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Coach Eddie Jones says England are 'prepared for the unexpected' from 'cunning' South Africa in final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Coach Eddie Jones says England are 'prepared for the unexpected' from 'cunning' South Africa in final

England hope to have all bases covered should "cunning" South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus try to spring a tactical surprise in the World Cup final.

Rugby World Cup 2019: England coach Eddie Jones hails team's defensive effort in shock win over New Zealand
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England coach Eddie Jones hails team's defensive effort in shock win over New Zealand

England coach Eddie Jones paid tribute to his side's defensive effort as they stunned defending champions New Zealand 19-7 to reach the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: 'We owe them one', Wales seek revenge against South Africa in semi-final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: 'We owe them one', Wales seek revenge against South Africa in semi-final

Six Nations champions Wales will be out for revenge in their Rugby World Cup semi-final against Rugby Championship title-holders South Africa in Yokohama on Sunday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: England hope to stop New Zealand juggernaut in blockbuster semi-final clash
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England hope to stop New Zealand juggernaut in blockbuster semi-final clash

Reigning champions New Zealand and England clash in a heavyweight Rugby World Cup semi-final on Saturday after a build-up marked by spying claims and a game of tactical cat-and-mouse.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales suffer major setback ahead of South Africa semi-final with fullback Liam Williams ruled out
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales suffer major setback ahead of South Africa semi-final with fullback Liam Williams ruled out

Wales have suffered a World Cup hammer blow before Sunday's semi-final against South Africa with star fullback Liam Williams ruled out for the rest of the tournament through injury.

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand will know who we are come Saturday, says England's Courtney Lawes
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Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand will know who we are come Saturday, says England's Courtney Lawes

England lock Courtney Lawes is confident the All Blacks will know exactly who England's players are come the end of their World Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa scrum-half Faf de Klerk expects 'massive battle in the air' against Wales in semi-final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa scrum-half Faf de Klerk expects 'massive battle in the air' against Wales in semi-final

Party-poopers South Africa will need to be at their very best to overturn recent history against Wales in this weekend's World Cup semi-final, scrum-half Faf de Klerk warned on Wednesday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales confident of injury-prone centres regaining full fitness ahead of South Africa semi-final clash
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales confident of injury-prone centres regaining full fitness ahead of South Africa semi-final clash

Wales are confident their crucial but injury-prone centre pairing of Jonathan Davies and Hadleigh Parkes will be fit for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa name Cheslin Kolbe in full-strength starting XV for quarter-final against Japan
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa name Cheslin Kolbe in full-strength starting XV for quarter-final against Japan

Electrifying speedster Cheslin Kolbe was named on the wing as South Africa announced a full-strength team on Thursday for this weekend's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against hosts Japan.

Rugby World Cup: Uruguayan players under police scanner after creating ruckus at a Kumamoto nightclub
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Rugby World Cup: Uruguayan players under police scanner after creating ruckus at a Kumamoto nightclub

Japanese police were investigating on Thursday after Uruguay players at the Rugby World Cup allegedly damaged property and tackled a staff member at a Kumamoto nightclub.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan coach Jamie Joseph says destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis motivated his players to beat Scotland
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan coach Jamie Joseph says destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis motivated his players to beat Scotland

Japan coach Jamie Joseph said Sunday that his players were driven to make Rugby World Cup history after waking to the devastation caused by this weekend's massive typhoon.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan-Scotland clash given go-ahead by organisers despite destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan-Scotland clash given go-ahead by organisers despite destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis

Japan and Scotland were set to meet in a crunch Rugby World Cup clash on Sunday after getting the late go-ahead despite chaos caused by Typhoon Hagibis, which claimed at least 20 lives.

Rugby World Cup 2019: World Rugby slams Scotland's legal threat over possible cancellation of Japan clash due to Typhoon Hagibis
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Rugby World Cup 2019: World Rugby slams Scotland's legal threat over possible cancellation of Japan clash due to Typhoon Hagibis

World Rugby slammed Scotland over a "disappointing" threat of legal action on Friday as tempers flared over fears their pivotal game with World Cup hosts Japan will be cancelled because of a typhoon.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia overcome tough challenge from Georgia to register 27-8 victory
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia overcome tough challenge from Georgia to register 27-8 victory

Australia fine-tuned preparations for a likely Rugby World Cup quarter-final against England with a hard-fought, error-strewn 27-8 Pool D victory over Georgia at Shizuoka on Friday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Scottish Rugby Union chief insists he won't let Dark Blues become 'collateral damage' as typhoon threat looms large
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Scottish Rugby Union chief insists he won't let Dark Blues become 'collateral damage' as typhoon threat looms large

Scotland's rugby chief insisted he won't allow his side to become "collateral damage" at the Rugby World Cup as he fights off moves to cancel Sunday's decisive pool clash with Japan over an incoming typhoon.