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# 2015 Rugby World Cup

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Rugby referee and role model Nigel Owens whistles new tune as farmer
The Welshman is looking forward to a quieter life away from the international spotlight.
The world record-holding rugby team that didn't even get a chance to qualify for the World Cup
A lot is made about New Zealand’s 18 games unbeaten, but Cyprus hit 24 wins in Europe.
More injury heartache for Wales as Liam Williams is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup
Warren Gatland’s side were beaten by Australia last night & will face South Africa in a quarter-final next weekend.
Who was the best All Black Doug Howlett ever played alongside?
And what was his favourite World Cup memory?
'There might be divided loyalties in my house if Ireland play the All Blacks' - Doug Howlett
The Munster legend also chats about New Zealand’s World Cup chances.
Munster set to bring in former Gloucester winger as World Cup cover
Shane Monahan to join on three-month contract.
How many calories does Robbie Henshaw need to consume when in training?
New video shows a day in the life for the Ireland star.
Analysis: Ireland perfect the 8-man shove in Welsh scrum demolition
Jamie Heaslip proved how important the number 8 can be to defensive scrums.
Quiz: How well do you remember our previous World Cup warm-up games?
Do you remember the highs and lows of Ireland’s World Cup preparations through the years?
'It's like the dinosaurs': Bastareaud hoping test career doesn't become extinct
French bulldozer fearful of his place
The best pics as Ireland's World Cup camp gets into gear at Carton House
Ireland’s World Cup preparations moved up a notch.
The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup
The entire team will be wearing Blackout boots at the World Cup
'The standard of sessions has gone through the roof' - Trimble ready to prove his worth
Schmidt ‘values someone who makes other players look good’.
'I've seen gremlins' - Wales pre-season training sounds incredibly grim
“I’ve been to places that no man should be on his own”
'He's tough to please' - Joe Schmidt's high standards don't faze Simon Zebo
Zebo says he’s ready to meet Schmidt’s high standards.
USA captain Todd Clever thrown out of squad less than two months before Rugby World Cup
Did somebody say Saipan?
World Cup over for All Blacks winger after broken leg on debut
Waisake Naholo broke his leg on his test debut.
O'Connell's factor 50, and urinal shaped collars? It's time for comments of the week
Did your wise-crack make the cut?
Munster and Ulster to meet in Pro12 on eve of World Cup final
The pair will likely be meeting without their internationals stars.
Blow for Italy as Haimona a major doubt for World Cup
The out-half’s has left the Italy squad to nurse a broken arm.
Wales are testing their quick reflexes with this funny looking game
‘Skills Under Pressure’ looks as hard as it does fun.
Vern Cotter adds a Super Rugby winning Highlander to Scotland's World Cup squad
John Hardie has been drafted in by fellow New Zealander Vern Cotter.
'We're just flat out training' - O'Connell not thinking of World Cup just yet
O’Connell says fitness is the biggest priority at the moment.
'There’s always more for me to do' - Tommy Bowe not content to stand still
The Ulster winger knows his jersey is never safe.
Ian Madigan: 'I've always had the view that I'm competing against myself'
Madigan says he has to give it “absolutely everything” this pre-season.
More World Cup injury worry for Wales as Liam Williams has foot surgery
Warren Gatland will be sweating on the Scarlets’ fullback.
David Strettle pulls out of England's World Cup training squad ahead of move to Clermont
The Cermont-bound winger wants to settle in France earlier.
Scotland are bringing in a hostage negotiation specialist to prepare team for World Cup
Eric Blondeau will try improve their decision making.
Australia have unveiled their new Rugby World Cup jersey and fans aren't best pleased
It’s not that bad.
England's Joe Marler avoids serious injury after falling over his son's toy snake
Never ask a prop to multitask.
Uncapped South African pair named in Scottish World Cup training squad
Josh Strauss and WP Nel both included for the first time.
Three Irish referees have been selected to officiate at the Rugby World Cup
The tournament kicks off on the 18th September.
BOD has just gone and tipped Ireland to make the World Cup final
And guess who he predicts will win this year’s competition.
Bullish BOD backs Ireland to go where no other Irish team has gone before
The legendary centre thinks Joe Schmidt’s men are primed for a strong World Cup showing.
One rugby commentator was apparently deemed 'too controversial' to work at the World Cup
The BBC’s Brian Moore won’t be on our televisions this autumn.
Could England be about to change their own rules to allow Steffon Armitage into World Cup squad?
At least one report today says yes.
Joe Schmidt's Ireland will fine-tune their World Cup preparation with two games against Wales
Ireland will also play Scotland in Dublin and England at Twickenham.
102 point win for Fiji in Rugby World Cup qualifier
The Cook Islands actually led close to the half-hour mark.
Samoa shock moves Ireland up to seventh
Ireland move up one place in the IRB World Rankings ahead of Saturday’s crunch November International against Argentina.