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33dTom Hamilton

Joseph: Typhoon talk has 'undermined' Japan success

Japan coach Jamie Joseph feels his side's achievements are being "undermined" by the speculation over whether Sunday's game against Scotland will go ahead.

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45dReuters

Ireland coach Schmidt 'not surprised' by Japan

Japan's 19-12 World Cup win over Ireland may have stunned the rugby world on Saturday but one man claimed that he was not surprised -- Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

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57dTom Hamilton

Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.

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64dAAP

Early starts for Super Rugby in 2020

Everything happens earlier in Super Rugby next year in changes that SANZAAR hopes will make the faltering product more successful in the Australian marketplace.

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76dReuters

Thompson joins Japan at Rugby World Cup

Luke Thompson will play at a fourth Rugby World Cup after being included in hosts Japan's squad for the tournament.

2019 Rugby World Cup Table

A
RTeamGPPDP
0Scotland1+345
0Ireland1+245
0Japan1+205
0Russia1-250
B
RTeamGPPDP
0South Africa1+545
0New Zealand1+104
0Italy1+255
C
RTeamGPPDP
0England1+325
0France1+24
0Argentina1+165
0United States of America1-120
D
RTeamGPPDP
0Wales1+295
0Australia1+185
0Fiji1-32
0Georgia1+265
Pool A
RTeamGPPDP
1Japan4+5319
2Ireland4+9416
3Scotland4+6411
4Samoa4-705
5Russia4-1410
Pool B
RTeamGPPDP
1New Zealand4+13516
2South Africa4+14915
3Italy4+2012
4Namibia4-1412
5Canada4-1632
Pool C
RTeamGPPDP
1England4+9917
2France4+2815
3Argentina4+1511
4Tonga4-386
5United States of America4-1040
Pool D
RTeamGPPDP
1Wales4+6719
2Australia4+6816
3Fiji4+27
4Georgia4-575
5Uruguay4-804

2019 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • JPN24th
    Tries Scored 1st South Africa : 27 Tries Scored
    SA1st
    4
    27
  • JPN17th
    Points Difference 1st South Africa : 149 Points Difference
    SA1st
    20
    149