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France v Wales – Six Nations 2019
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Dominant Wales aim to prolong Gatland's farewell
There has been plenty of talk about what happened in 2011 but recent form is more relevant - and that makes Wales strong favourites to see off unpredictable France.
Miracle of Brighton
Match Preview
South Africa seeking revenge but Japan out to keep party going
Neither team will be short of motivation as an intriguing clash of contrasting styles completes quarter-final weekend.
South Africa v Italy - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group B
News
A life of fine lines and perfect timings
Wayne Barnes and Jaco Peyper, who will referee Sunday's quarter-finals, discuss the sometimes thankless task of making the big calls.
Wales v Fiji - Rugby World Cup 2019: Captain Alun Wyn Jones leads the team talk
Analysis: Key man - Wales
Record-breaker Jones always ready to 'go harder'
Rugby News Service analysts select key performers to watch out for in this weekend's quarter-finals. The latest is Wales second-row Alun Wyn Jones.
Jefferson Poirot
Analysis: Key man - France
Trusty Poirot in right state of mind to tackle Wales
Rugby News Service analysts select key performers to watch out for in this weekend's quarter-finals. The latest is France loosehead prop Jefferson Poirot.
New Zealand v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
Match review: NZL 46-14 IRE
Brilliant All Blacks make it a sad farewell for Ireland's Best and Schmidt
Coach Hansen hails New Zealand's ferocious defence and seven dazzling tries that set up a mouth-watering semi-final with England.
Rugby papers
News
Headline makers: Brave Blossoms join Japan's global sporting achievers
The heroics of the rugby team led by Michael Leitch have gripped a nation more used to cheering individual success in sports such as judo, golf, wrestling and tennis.
Jefferson Poirot - Rugby World Cup 2019
They said it...
Quotes of the day - Saturday, 19 October
Tales of hunters, warriors and modern men fuelled the fighting talk on the first day of knockout matches at RWC 2019.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
News
Japan’s success smashes rugby broadcast records as the world watches on
After growing global TV audiences throughout the pool phase, Sunday's match against South Africa is likely to hit a new peak for live sport in Japan.
New Zealand v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Analysis
Reece gets a pat for triggering Ireland's downfall
Scrum-half Smith's second try effectively ended Ireland's semi-final hopes after 20 minutes, but it was the New Zealand winger's movement off the ball that opened up the Irish defence.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
Match Review: ENG 40-16 AUS
Jones lauds 'samurai warriors' for putting Wallabies to the sword
England fly-half Farrell to the fore with a faultless 20-point kicking display that books his team a semi-final spot for first time since 2007.
New Zealand v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
DAILY DIARY
From the Touchline - Saturday, 19 October
The Rugby News Service team take a walk on the blindside to find offbeat news stories, stats and anecdotes from RWC 2019...
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Kyle Sinckler
Analysis
Uncompromising England punish wayward Australia
Beaten in the statistical reckoning, Eddie Jones's side grabbed a place in the semi-finals by pouncing on their opponents' mistakes.
Jonah Lomu v Ireland 1995
News
When Lomu crushed Ireland and the world was mesmerised
The late, great winger continues to inspire a new generation of All Blacks as they seek to emulate his legendary performance against Ireland in a World Cup.
New Ireland v N Zealand Chicago
Match Preview
All Blacks face another stern test from their tormentors in green
New Zealand have to tackle an Irish team whose Kiwi mentor Joe Schmidt has already plotted two victories over the champions.
South Africa v Canada - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool B
Analysis
Scrum-halves offering a whole lot more
At RWC 2019 those wearing the No.9 jersey have expanded their repertoire, emerging as potent scoring threats.

Tournament Stats

Friday 20 September - Saturday 2 November 2019
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Matches
0 /48
Most tries
0
Josh Adams
Wales
Most points
0
Yu Tamura
Japan
Red cards
0
Red Card
Yellow cards
0
Yellow Card
Highest scoring match
New Zealand v Namibia
NZL 0 0 NAM
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Biggest victory
New Zealand
NZL 0 0 CAN
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Most penalties
0
Yu Tamura
Japan
Most drop goals
0
Camille Lopez
France
Pools View Full Tables
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Pool A
Team
PL
+/-
BP
Points
Japan
4
+53
3
19
Ireland
4
+94
4
16
Scotland
4
+64
3
11
Samoa
4
-70
1
5
Russia
4
-141
0
0
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Pool B
Team
PL
+/-
BP
Points
New Zealand
4
+135
2
16
South Africa
4
+149
3
15
Italy
4
+20
2
12
Namibia
4
-141
0
2
Canada
4
-163
0
2
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Pool C
Team
PL
+/-
BP
Points
England
4
+99
3
17
France
4
+28
1
15
Argentina
4
+15
3
11
Tonga
4
-38
2
6
USA
4
-104
0
0
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Pool D
Team
PL
+/-
BP
Points
Wales
4
+67
3
19
Australia
4
+68
4
16
Fiji
4
+2
3
7
Georgia
4
-57
1
5
Uruguay
4
-80
0
4
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