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# RWC 2015

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The Irish rugby squad had some serious dinner guests at their hotel last night
Put your medals on the table.
Paddy Jackson mocks a sleeping Iain Henderson in this hilarious video
‘The out half does a mean David Attenborough impression.’
Gorgodze guides jittery Georgia past Namibia
The underdogs lost inspirational skipper Jacques Burger to concussion in the 10th minute.
'We're all in no doubt about what it means to everyone back home'
Eoin Reddan realises the significance of Sunday’s game with France.
Sergio Parisse: 'Ireland kicked a lot and didn’t take any risks and that’s what they’re good at'
“The world was expecting a big defeat,” said the Azzurri talisman.
Has the World Cup shown that the Six Nations should be expanded? The Georgia coach thinks so
Milton Haig wants wants Georgia to join a ‘Seven Nations’ .
It's 'sudden death' for Australia too, says Michael Cheika
Defeat for England will see them become the first World Cup hosts to fail to reach the knockout phase of the tournament.
'OK, our execution wasn't great' - Steve Hansen defends All Blacks after unconvincing win
Georgia put it up to the world champions last night.
Wallabies make 14 changes for England showdown
Michael Cheika has returned to the Wallabies who opened their Rugby World Cup as his side prepare to face England.
Keith Wood says Ireland job was the turning point for 'stubborn' Warren Gatland
“He changed immediately afterwards,” said Wood of Gatland’s post-Ireland career.
That's just showing off! Cian Healy deadlifted 220kg+ for the cameras in training today
The Irish squad were at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford today.
Warren Gatland is taking no chances with this Wales team to face Fiji
Wales forced to make 3 changes – but it’s still a very strong team for Thursday’s clash.
It was a fairly explosive day at England's press conference yesterday
Andy Farrell and a host of English players met the media as the fallout from Wales defeat continues.
Do the maths... Robshaw and England miscalculated badly in not taking 3 points
Eoghan Hickey has had the calculator out and the results aren’t pretty for the hosts.
'I think I bounced back well' - Bowe puts England disappointment behind him
The 31-year-old scored twice in Ireland’s big win over Romania at Wembley.
Romania coach Lynn Howells knows who he is tipping in Ireland v France
Ireland better equipped to go deep in the tournament, says the Welshman.
Is this disallowed Simon Zebo effort the greatest try that Ireland never scored?
Could they not have let this one stand?
Jamie Heaslip thanks the record-breaking crowd that turned Wembley green
Joe Schmidt’s side ran in six tries against Romania to return to the top of Pool D.
These Irish rugby fans pulled off a prank on the big screen before the match at Wembley
Would Michael Collins and Padraig Pearse please make their way to lost and found?
Relive the superb action from Wales' magnificent comeback win over England right here
We’re still trying to catch our breaths after a magnificent clash.
The other ex-Leinster boss at the RWC is confident about the big calls he's made before Uruguay clash
Australia coach Michael Cheika expects his side to maintain their winning Rugby World Cup start against Uruguay despite a raft of changes.
Paul O'Connell's mam wins tickets to see her son play in World Cup game
You couldn’t make it up.
Schmidt backs Toner to perform as Henshaw gets keen to start
The 22-year-old Connacht centre has been held back this weekend.
There are more Scots than All Blacks in our RWC Team of the Midweek
Plenty of Vern Cotter’s men impressed in their win over Japan.
Samoan secrets: Power, humility, and the spark to trouble the best defences
Former Leinster and Munster back Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at the Pacific Islanders.
Gatland - Master of the wind-up has yet to deliver against southern hemisphere
Can Gatty get Wales out of the toughest pool at the tournament?
'Are you willing to do everything, knowing you may not play a minute of the World Cup?'
Ireland legend Lynne Cantwell says Joe Schmidt will have his side completely focused on ‘the controllables’.
'Low-key start, on and off the field': Our man reports from the All Blacks' sleepy London base
Away from their legion of adoring fans, the All Blacks can focus on the job at hand.
What are Ireland's players doing on their day off? Paulie has a laugh at the backs' expense
He was joking (we think).
'We want the game to keep going' - Ireland's Schmidt on TMO use at RWC
Ireland’s head coach has mixed feelings about the greater influence that video officals are having at the World Cup.
Here's how the last few moments of yesterday's epic clash played out on Japanese TV
Inevitably, everything went crazy when Karne Hesketh went over in the corner.
Massive blow for France as Yoann Huget is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup
The winger suffered a cruciate ligament injury against Italy on Saturday.
Sexton shines, Ireland unleash and more talking points from Cardiff
Joe Schmidt will pick out flaws, but this was a promising opening performance from Ireland.
Peter Stringer: Paulie's leadership, Henderson's shot and Earlsie's brilliance
Our World Cup columnist is excited that the tournament is finally here.
There were two great moments before the rugby even started last night
We’re a little bit in love with Fiji this morning.
England's final try hero didn't know that bonus points counted in the World Cup
Billy Vunipola scored on the final play of the game.
Miss last night's Rugby World Cup opener? Watch all of the tries here
England took maximum points in a 35-11 win.
'We did hold stuff back' - Sexton ready to launch Ireland's true World Cup attack
The Ireland out-half sat down with The42 to talk playing flat, analysis, Super Rugby and power plays.
'Tries will win the World Cup,' but Ireland target defensive security
Les Kiss says he and Joe Schmidt have given the players ‘solid and stern’ feedback.
Schmidt's Ireland have 'solutions up their sleeve' to hit World Cup stride
The Kiwi head coach is eager for the show to start for real.