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news from Tuesday, 24 September 2019

- World Rugby has taken aim at the World Cup over issues in refereeing inconsistencies over the opening weekend of the tournament.  There were various complaints regarding officiating over the first round of games, including the inconsistency of decision making at the breakdown, as well as the controversial tackle by Reece Hodge on Fiji’s Peceli Yato which left him concussed. Despite match offici...

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- England head coach Eddie Jones has made ten changes to his starting XV ahead of his side's Pool C match against USA at Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday. Joe Marler, Tom Curry, Billy Vunipola, George Ford, and Elliot Daly are the only remaining names from the XV who started in their 35-3 victory over Tonga on Sunday. Owen Farrell drops to the bench which means that Ford takes up the mantle of captai...

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news from Monday, 23 September 2019

- I should put this disclaimer in early; if I had a clue as to how 23-year-old James Ryan has developed into a world-class player so quickly, I would have done it myself at his age. Back in the summer of 2017, the Ireland squad announced for the summer tour of the USA And Japan included an unfamiliar name. 20-year-old uncapped Leinster lock, James Ryan, was selected despite not yet playing for Leins...

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-  USA head coach Gary Gold has named his team for their World Cup Pool C encounter against England on Thursday with four Irish names included. Following on from their performances for the USA at the World Cup four years ago, the experienced AJ MacGinty and John Quill are named to start. MacGinty, who plays his club rugby with Sale, is named at out-half while Cork native Quill will feature in the b...

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