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Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-final
World Rankings
England and South Africa on the rise in rankings
England and South Africa climb the World Rugby Men's Rankings to ensure that the top four nations will contest the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.
New Zealand v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
REPORT CARD: IRELAND
Schmidt era ends in heartbreak as players fall drastically short
The Rugby World Cup came a year too late for a team who scaled the heights in 2018.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
News
England's true believers not fazed by greatest test yet
Eddie Jones is an ardent fan of the All Blacks but is adamant they are beatable, and his team, so disciplined against Australia, will leave no stone unturned this week in plotting a famous victory.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
MATCH REVIEW: JPN 3-26 RSA
Springboks 'push the right buttons' to end Japan’s party
Mighty South Africa forwards outmuscle Brave Blossoms to lay on three tries and set up a semi-final showdown with Wales.
Wales v France - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Judicial
Disciplinary Update: Sebastien Vahaamahina (France)
France second-row Sebastien Vahaamahina will attend a hearing before an independent Judicial Committee.
New Zealand Media Access: Coach Steve Hansen
DAILY DIARY
FROM THE TOUCHLINE - SUNDAY, 20 OCTOBER
The Rugby News Service team take a walk on the blindside to find offbeat news stories, stats and anecdotes from RWC 2019...
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Analysis
Brave Blossoms no match for South Africa's power play
To some, it might not have been beautiful, but in the contest up front, the Springboks were pretty effective.
Wales v France - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
They said it...
Quotes of the Day - Sunday, 20 October
A rush of blood, a fit of the giggles and the end of a fairytale gave plenty to talk about as the curtain came down on the RWC 2019 quarter-finals.
Wales v France - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
MATCH REVIEW: WAL 20-19 FRA
Wales strike late to make 'unlucky' France pay for red card
Warren Gatland prepares his farewell speech - then puts it on hold as late try puts Wales in semi-finals and prolongs his stay, leaving France to rue Vahaamahina's needless red card.
Wales v France - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
Analysis
Cracks in defence leave Wales scrambling for victory
Coach Gatland's team concede three tries against France and will need to tighten things up for the semi-finals.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
News
Cheika to stand down as Wallabies coach
Following 40-16 quarter-final defeat by England, Australia boss says he will walk away when five-year contract expires at end of 2019.
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.
New Zealand v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
News
'Little man Luka' helps lift Smith to another level
All Blacks scrum-half reminds everyone why he is the world’s best - and says he was playing not just for his team, but for his infant son too.
England Media Access
News
England reaping benefits of reformed Sinckler
Powerful prop has transformed himself from being an "emotional timebomb" to a try-scoring role model.
France v Wales – Six Nations 2019
Match preview
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.
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.

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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