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Smith Blitzkrieg Kills Off Irish Challenge

Aaron Smith scored two early tries to start a rout that saw New Zealand beat Ireland 46-14 in their quarterfinal showdown in Tokyo on Saturday. The seven-tries-to-two victory mean Ireland continued their record of never getting past the quarterfinals in the global showpiece. The two-time defending champion All Blacks will now prepare to play England […]

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Australia Coach Slams Question Over Future After World Cup Exit

Dejected Australia coach Michael Cheika urged the media to show “compassion” when asked about his future after England knocked the Wallabies out of the World Cup with a 40-16 quarter-final win on Saturday. Cheika’s contract expires at the end of the year and he has previously indicated he would not be reapplying for his job […]

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US PGA Tour Issues 12-week Ban To Every For Drugs Of Abuse

American golfer Matt Every was issued a three-month suspension Friday by the US PGA Tour for violating its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. An announcement from the office of US PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said the 12-week ban would allow Every to return to the tour on January 7, 2020. Every, the eighth […]

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England Send Wallabies Packing

Wing Jonny May produced a quickfire double and captain Owen Farrell was perfect with the boot as England stormed into the World Cup semifinals Saturday with a thumping 40-16 win over Australia. May celebrated his 50th England cap with his 26th and 27th tries in Oita, while Farrell kicked 20 points for England, who equalled […]

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Wales Have World Cup Score To Settle Against France

Wales will try to banish the ghosts of 2011 and France will attempt to right a more recent reverse when the two sides meet in a World Cup quarter-final in Oita on Sunday. Warren Gatland’s successful 12-year spell as Wales coach will conclude when the New Zealander steps down after Japan 2019, meaning defeat this […]

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High-Tempo Japan Hoping For Springbok Deja Vu

Japan’s “unique” brand of high-tempo attacking rugby will face the acid test when it runs up against the blitz defence of a tough South Africa side in Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final. The World Cup hosts have already surpassed expectations by topping Pool A, notching up wins over Six Nations giants Ireland and Scotland, as well […]

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