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Highlights: Scotland thrashed by France in World Cup warm-up

Rugby Union - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 16:02
Watch the highlights as Scotland are thrashed by France in Nice in their first World Cup warm-up Test.
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Ali Price says Scotland players must show more desire for World Cup

Rugby Union - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 12:31
Scotland's players must question how much they want to go to the World Cup after the "big wake-up call" of defeat by France, says scrum-half Ali Price.
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Scotland need to make 'big improvements' - Townsend

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 23:34
Scotland need "big improvements" after being hammered by France in their opening warm-up for the World Cup, says head coach Gregor Townsend.
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Hapless Scotland crash to heavy loss to clinical France

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 22:03
Scotland were blown away by a France blitz as their World Cup warm-up began with a 32-3 defeat in Nice.
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South Africa 24-18 Argentina: S'busiso Nkosi stars for Springboks in World Cup warm-up

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 19:08
S'busiso Nkosi scores two superb tries as South Africa continue their preparation for the World Cup by edging out Argentina.
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Wales are favourites for the World Cup - England coach Jones

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 19:03
England head coach Eddie Jones says Wales are "favourites to win the World Cup" after they beat his side 13-6 to secure a rise to the top of the world ranking.
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Dan Biggar: Wales man of the match 'motivated' by JJ Williams criticism

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 17:14
Fly-half Dan Biggar hits back at criticism from ex-Wales wing JJ Williams following his man-of-the-match display in the 13-6 win against England.
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New Zealand v Australia: All Blacks bounce back to beat Wallabies

Rugby Union - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:59
New Zealand avenge last week's defeat in Perth with a superb win over Australia that underlines their claims to win next month's Rugby World Cup.
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England aim to be 'absolutely brutal' against Wales

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:06
Coach Eddie Jones tells England they need to be 'absolutely brutal' if they are to have a good chance of beating Wales.
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Stephen Vaughan: Wasps appoint Vaughan as chief executive

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:40
Wasps appoint former Gloucester chief executive Stephen Vaughan as their new chief executive (sports).
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Injuries have made Scotland stronger - McInally

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:32
Captain Stuart McInally believes coming through a savage Six Nations injury crisis now stands Scotland in good stead for next month's Rugby World Cup.
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Ruaridh McConnochie: Bath wing a doubt for Wales game

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:03
Bath wing Ruaridh McConnochie is a doubt for England's second Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Wales on Saturday.
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Wales will not win World Cup with Dan Biggar at fly-half - JJ Williams

Rugby Union - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:55
Wales wing legend JJ Williams says Wales need Jarrod Evans' "spark" to win the World Cup rather than "solid" Dan Biggar.
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McConnochie warned he faces 'high pressure' debut

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:14
Wales centre Jamie Roberts says Bath team-mate Ruaridh McConnochie "could not ask for a higher pressure environment" for his England debut than a sold out Principality Stadium.
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Jonathan and James Davies: Reluctant roomies, Wales team-mates

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 20:49
Jonathan Davies refuses to share a room with his brother James but he will make an exception when the pair line up for Wales against England on Saturday.
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England debutant Lewis Ludlam keeps promise to former teacher

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:11
As a schoolboy Lewis Ludlam vowed he would play for England - and that he would give his teacher tickets.
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McConnochie to make England debut against Wales

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 13:42
Wing Ruaridh McConnochie will win his first England cap in Saturday's Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Wales in Cardiff.
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All Black trio dropped after Wallabies loss

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:43
Prop Owen Franks and wings Ben Smith and Rieko Ioane are left out of the New Zealand side to play Australia in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup decider.
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World Cup warm-ups: Dan Biggar replaces injured Gareth Anscombe against England

Rugby Union - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:18
Dan Biggar starts at fly-half for Wales in their second World Cup warm-up game against England in Cardiff on Saturday, replacing the injured Gareth Anscombe.
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Adam Beard: Wales lock hopes to revive Test winning streak

Rugby Union - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 22:46
Wales lock Adam Beard says he is not a superstitious man but his international winning streak has been halted at 13.
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