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4dTom Hamilton

Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.

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11dConnor O'Halloran

England stranded at airport amid Japan typhoon

England's Rugby World Cup squad had to wait more than five hours when they were stranded at Narita International Airport following the fallout from Typhoon Faxai.

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14dReuters

England complete World Cup preparation with Italy thrashing

A mix and match England team overcame a patchy start to run in four second-half tries and finish their World Cup preparations with a healthy 37-0 victory over Italy at Newcastle United's St James' Park ground on Friday.

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16dESPN

England 'mix and match' for Italy clash

Head coach Eddie Jones has opted for an experimental team in England's final Rugby World Cup warm-up Test, which comes against Italy Friday at St James' Park.

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27dReuters

England dismantle Ireland at Twickenham

England dominated Ireland in the teams' Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture at Twickenham Saturday, easing to a 57-15 win with seven different try scorers.

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29dESPN

Ex-England rugby star Haskell joins Bellator

Haskell, 34, will compete in Bellator's heavyweight division and could make his professional debut in 2020, the promotion said in a press release on Thursday.

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29dReuters

Contentious Wales try prompts rule change

World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North's contentious try for Wales in their 13-6 win over England in Cardiff on Saturday.

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30dESPN

Rugby World Cup squad lists

With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.

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34dReuters

Wales defeat England to claim world No. 1 spot

Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday and take them to the top of the official world rankings as the World Cup looms.

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39dTom Hamilton

England Rugby World Cup squad winners and losers

Worcester Warriors centre Ben Te'o's England career hit a new low as head coach Eddie Jones omitted him from his squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan.

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40dESPN

McConnochie in England World Cup squad

England have named uncapped back Ruaridh McConnochie in their 31-man 2019 Rugby World Cup squad while Lewis Ludlam, Willi Heinz and Jack Singleton are also included having made their Test debuts on Sunday.

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40dESPN

Jones hits out at 'ridiculous' Barrett red card

Eddie Jones used his press conference after England's win over Wales on Sunday to call for World Rugby to address their high-tackle law ahead of the Rugby World Cup in September.

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40dReuters

England overpower Wales at Twickenham

An experimental England side overpowered visiting Grand Slam winners Wales at Twickenham Sunday, emerging 33-19 victors from the World Cup warm-up clash.

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