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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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- Fuming Fiji coach John McKee has lashed back at Michael Cheika after the Wallabies coach accused the Pacific Islanders of not acting in the spirit of rugby when they referred Australian winger Reece Hodge to the citing commissioner....

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