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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Pool C

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# Pool C
Te'o double not enough for USA against Tonga
AJ MacGinty’s side ran in three tries, but weren’t able to register a point in Pool C.
# hasta la vista
Sanchez stars as Argentina end World Cup with 7-try win over USA
The out-half was a controversial omission from the weekend loss to England.
# reason to be cheerful
Eddie Jones says Vunipola injury not serious, blames Kobe beef
England’s powerful number 8 picked up an ankle knock and was replaced at half-time.
# Pool C
Efficient England seal quarter-final spot with win over 14-man Argentina
Eddie Jones’ men ran in six tries ahead of a pool decider against France.
AS IT HAPPENED
England v Argentina, Rugby World Cup
We followed all the action from the Pool C clash in Tokyo.
# Pool C
Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge
AJ MacGinty kicked the Eagles to within a score with 15 minutes to go, but Les Bleus had too much firepower.
# Pool C
Montoya's hat-trick gets Argentina up and running against Tonga
The Pumas secured a bonus-point win in Higashiosaka.
# Dark Horses
Hotly-contested Pool C promises fireworks
No pool has quite as much World Cup pedigree as this one with three sides who traditionally expect to reach the semis.
# defining
'We need to play the game of our lives against the French'
Despite two error-strewn displays, just France stand between Tom Tierney’s side and a World Cup semi-final.
# Douze points!
Gone in 11 seconds: Quickest try of the day helps France rout Japan and top Ireland's pool
Romane Menager’s extremely early try and Caroline Ladagnous’ hat-trick ensured a comfortable start for Ireland’s rivals.
# World Cup Memories
'At the end of a World Cup, you need to sleep for about a week'
Former Irish rugby international Sarah Jane Belton reflects on her memories of the 2006 World Cup.
# ireland 2017
Black Ferns and Ireland's pool rivals Australia have named their WRWC squads
World champions England have also unveiled a massively experienced side for next month’s tournament on these shores.
# rwc 2019
Ex-Connacht player AJ MacGinty helps USA to World Cup qualification
The Dublin native hit six conversions out of eight as his side defeated Canada.
# puma pummeling
Awesome Argentina put on a show against Namibia
Just the nine tries for Daniel Hourcade’s men as they take their seat in the quarter-final
# Explainer
Wait, what if...? How Ireland's and other World Cup pools will be decided
A win over France would make this a whole lot less complicated.
# Rugby World Cup
Argentina's attack is thrilling Diego Maradona in Leicester
Vamos! Vamos!
# NMS
Milner-Skudder wins 3rd cap as All Blacks aim to get Pool C wrapped up nice and early
Steve Hansen isn’t holding anything back against Argentina.
# weakness
Here's how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out
Ireland will have to lull them in to a false sense of security without conceding four brilliant tries tomorrow.
# Human Wrecking-Ball
Sean O'Brien named the official Player of Pool C
The Carlow man claimed the accolade ahead of a handful of Australians, while three members of the Irish team made the Sydney Morning Herald’s “Team of the Pool Stages”.
AS IT HAPPENED
Australia v Russia
The Tri-Nations champs hoped to appease their critics by giving Russia a jolly good thrashing. Review our liveblog to find out how they got on.
# Game on
WATCH: Ferris wary of 'passionate' Italy
The Ireland players speak about the challenges that lie ahead in their game against the Italians on Sunday.
AS IT HAPPENED
Italy v USA
Friends close, enemies closer: chart the progress of Ireland’s Pool C rivals with our account of the Azzuri’s clash with Eddie O’Sullivan’s USA.
# Reaction
'We're not getting carried away,' insists O'Driscoll
“It’s half the job done. Two wins and two more to get. As much as we will enjoy this, let’s not lose sight that we have two more games.”
AS IT HAPPENED
Australia vs. Italy
The first Pool C match-up of the World Cup pitted the newly-crowned Tri-Nations champs against a fast-improving Italy.