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Brilliant Japan secure emotional first trip to Rugby World Cup quarterfinals

The hosts will face South Africa in the last eight after a brilliant and poignant victory over Scotland, hours after Typhoon Hagibis ripped through the country.

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Japan train in a flooded stadium

Japan train in typhoon flooded stadium, crossing a knee-deep pool to access the field ahead of their game against Scotland.



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World Cup games cancelled due to typhoon

Rugby World Cup organisers have cancelled pool games between England and France as well as New Zealand's match against Italy due to the risk from Typhoon Hagibis.


Parisse left outraged at NZ-Italy cancellation

Sergio Parisse has been left furious by the decision, which will deny him his Test rugby swansong.

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