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# rwc 2019

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All Blacks skipper Read to leave New Zealand for Japan after World Cup
The 2013 World Rugby Player of the Year will call time on an 11-year All Blacks career.
Tickets for Ireland's World Cup warm-up Tests to go on sale next week
Wales will provide familiar opposition for Ireland as Joe Schmidt bids farewell to the Aviva Stadium.
A year out from World Cup, Japan coach Joseph signals he will step away from Sunwolves
The Kiwi wants to focus on the national side to ensure they peak in September when they will meet Ireland in RWC Pool A.
Townsend and backroom team extend deals to coach Scotland until 2021
Ireland’s World Cup pool rivals will have their house in order.
Rugby Europe row rankles with Samoa as they face wait for World Cup qualifier
The Pacific nation is likely to join Ireland in RWC Pool A, but delaying their play-off with a European team could complicate matters for their best players.
Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier
Romanian referee under fire after Belgium’s 18-10 win against Spain.
So what do you want for Irish sport this Christmas?
Tommy Martin looks forward to what 2018 may have in store for our favourite athletes.
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.
Japan warm up for Ireland series with win over Romania
The eastern European side are also likely to be part of Ireland’s pool at the next World Cup.
Steve Hansen can't see himself as All Blacks coach after 2019
Joe Schmidt has been mentioned as a potential replacement in the past.
Pumas, 'Boks and Les Bleus the ones to avoid as Ireland go to RWC draw as a top seed
If Ireland are to reach their first ever World Cup semi-final, a bit of luck in tomorrow’s pool draw in Kyoto is vital.
Huge 12 months ahead for Schmidt's Ireland with RWC pool draw set for 2017
World Rugby confirmed the draw will take place in Japan next year.
Japan green lit for fresh Rugby World Cup schedule
Yokohama will now host a second World Cup final after it was the scene of Brazil’s 2002 triumph.
Scrapped national stadium means Japan must issue fresh Rugby World Cup plan
World Rugby has demanded updated plans from Japan’s 2019 World Cup organising committee to allay concerns about the event’s viability.
Welcome to Japan's new Kasumigaoka National Stadium
The venue should be ready in time to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.