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Rugby League World Cup: England women through to semi-finals despite defeat

Rugby League World Cup on the BBC England (0) 16 Tries: Slowe, Hardcastle, Bulman Goals: Garner 2 Cook Islands (16) 22 Tries: Koiatu, Arona, Strickland, Ngata-Aerengamate Goals: Schofield 3

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The changing landscape of Test rugby

By Michael Cantillon Last Updated: 21/11/17 8:45pm We take a look at the changing landscape of world rugby Two years ago, we had an all-southern hemisphere semi-final line-up at the 2015 Rugby

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Rugby League World Cup: Kevin Brown faces concussion tests before England semi-final

England v Tonga, World Cup semi-final Date: Saturday, 25 November, 05:00 GMT. Venue: Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland Coverage: BBC Two from 04:30, BBC Radio 5 live and live text commentary on BBC

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World Rugby hits back at Samoa prime minister's bankrupt claims

WORLD Rugby on Tuesday dismissed as “inaccurate” claims from Samoa’s prime minister that the sport is bankrupt in the Pacific nation and the governing body interfered in coach

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Longbottom boost for Aust rugby sevens

The lure of Commonwealth and Olympic gold has swayed exciting talent Maurice Longbottom to commit to Australia’s rugby sevens program until 2020. The former South Sydney rugby league junior

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World Rugby says SRU not bankrupt

World Rugby says it’s fully committed to assisting the Samoa Rugby Union with its current financial, administrative and governance challenges. Manu Samoa sing the anthem before their test

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Women's Rugby League World Cup: England lose to Australia & biting claim dismissed

Rugby League World Cup on the BBC England (0) 0 Australia (24) 38 Tries: Kelly, Davis-Welsh, Ward 2, Baker, Walton, Apps, Moran, Goals: Baker 2, Moran England lost 38-0 to holders Australia at

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Rugby League World Cup: England 36-6 Papua New Guinea

Media playback is not supported on this device Rugby League World Cup quarter-final England (14) 36 Tries: McGillvary 2, Walmsley, Currie, Watkins 2, Hall Goals: Widdop 4 Papua New Guinea (0) 6

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Patchy England into Rugby League World Cup last four – as it happened

England 36-6 PNG England to face Tonga in semi-final; Australia to face Fiji Updated England will need to improve on some patchy form to defeat Tonga in the semi-final. Photograph: Mal

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Rugby World Cup 2023: England 'always answer Ireland's call'

They say hard times will always reveal true friends, and that is exactly what Irish rugby authorities have taken away from their failed bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Some of the

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Rugby League World Cup: Fiji defeat New Zealand 4-2 in thrilling quarter-final

Rugby League World Cup quarter-final New Zealand: (0) 2 Goals: Johnson Fiji: (2) 4 Goals: Koroisau, Milne Fiji will play Australia in the semi-finals of the Rugby League World Cup after winning a

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Rugby League World Cup: Fiji stun New Zealand in quarter-finals

Fiji have ended a miserable New Zealand run at the Rugby League World Cup, downing the Kiwis 4-2 in a gritty quarter-final upset in Wellington. Just a week after falling 28-22 to Tonga, the Kiwis

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Rugby League World Cup: Tonga defeat Lebanon to reach semi-finals

Rugby League World Cup quarter-final Tonga (22) 24 Tries: Lolohea, Fusitu’a (2), Hopoate Goals: Hingano (4) Lebanon (16) 22 Tries: Doueihi, Elias, Miski (2) Goals: Moses (3) Tonga survived

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Live: Rugby League World Cup quarter-finals; Tonga vs Lebanon, New Zealand vs Fiji

Video Image Holmes makes history with 52:08 Rugby League: Valentine Holmes has entered the history books, becoming the first player to score five tries in a Rugby League World Cup, as his side

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Rugby Legaue World Cup 2017: Fiji passion stuns Kiwis, David Kidwell's head on block

TEARS of joy and just two points in it. In the lowest scoring game of the 2017 World Cup and Fiji have booked their place against Australia in the semi-final next week following a nail-biting 4-2

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Phil Gifford: World Rugby makes Donald Trump's White House look good

PAUL CHILDS/REUTERS World Rugby boss Bill Beaumont presides over the Rugby World Cup debacle in London. OPINION: Let’s reassemble the words “in a brewery”,

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Australia v Samoa: Rugby League World Cup quarter-final – live!

Updates from the opening last-eight match in Darwin Get in touch with Paul on email or via Twitter @PFConnolly LIVE Updated Valentine Holmes touches down to score a try for Australia against

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Wellington coaches foster rugby in Japan ahead of Rugby World Cup 2019

COLLETTE DEVLIN/STUFF Jacob Ellison and Joe Fiu from Toki Services are part of initiative to encourage rugby and improve English in Japan ahead of Rugby World Cup 2019. Two Wellington rugby

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