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  1. Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool A - Ireland v Samoa

    Ireland's Sexton confident they can break quarter-final curse

    Johnny Sexton is adamant his side can break Ireland's quarter-final curse and beat the All Blacks at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday, if they get their ...
  2. Rugby World Cup - Pool B - New Zealand v Canada

    Rugby: Recent history has no bearing on Ireland clash, says New Zealand's Hansen

    New Zealand have lost twice to Ireland in their last three meetings but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says all form goes out the window ahead of ...
  3. All Blacks relaxing

    'Changes the dynamic': The Rugby World Cup challenge of an extra week off

    Coach Eddie Jones thanked "the typhoon gods" when England's last pool match against France was cancelled, giving his men an extra week off before ...
  4. Michael Leitch was born in New Zealand but moved to Japan at a young age

    The Kiwi connection: New Zealand's many coaches, players at Rugby World Cup

    Michael Leitch is Japan's poster boy, but like many other players at the Rugby World Cup he's not representing his country of birth -- he's a ...
  5. Bob Burgess played seven Tests for New Zealand

    Rugby: 'War zone' - how the 1981 All Blacks split New Zealand

    As New Zealanders unite behind the All Blacks' Rugby World Cup defence in Japan, activists recall when the team's links to apartheid-era South ...
  6. Rugby World Cup - Pool B - New Zealand v Canada

    Rugby: All Blacks sympathise with Italy after 'no-brainer' cancellation

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said cancelling Saturday's World Cup match against Italy due to Typhoon Hagibis was a 'no-brainer' but he also had ...
  7. Ma'a Nonu, running with the ball for the Auckland Blues in a Super Rugby match

    Rugby: All Blacks star Nonu joins San Diego to boost US league

  8. FILE PHOTO: New Zealand Press Conference

    Rugby: All Blacks preparing for desperate Italy in 'do-or-die' game

    The All Blacks face a desperate Italian side with quarter-final ambitions in their final Pool B match in Toyota City on Saturday, assistant coach ...
  9. Rugby World Cup - Pool B - New Zealand v Canada

    New Zealand's Barrett carrying slight injury - report

    All Blacks fullback Beauden Barrett has been carrying a leg injury that hampered his first two World Cup matches but he is getting back to full ...
  10. Rugby is a physical game, stresses Hansen

    Rugby a sport of 'intimidation', says All Blacks' Hansen

    Rugby union remains a sport of "intimidation", All Blacks coach Steve Hansen insisted Monday amid a slew of yellow and red cards for dangerous ...