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# RWC2019

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Gatland: 'We haven't even spoken about the haka, we might do a W for Wales'
The Wales coach also joked his final game in charge should be settled by a drinking game.
'They earn a sh*tload of money, so they're able to pay the fines'
The All Blacks insist they had no issues with England’s response to their haka last weekend.
Ominously, Rassie plans for this World Cup to be a 'springboard' for the Boks
There are big challenges for South African rugby but their return to the top table has been welcome.
Parisse and Perenara among nominees for World Rugby Try of the Year
Meanwhile, the shortlist for the Breakthrough Player of the Year has also been announced.
Joey Carbery returns to Munster with ankle injury after World Cup
The 23-year-old is now a doubt for the opening rounds of the Heineken Champions Cup.
England fined for crossing halfway line in haka response to All Blacks
Kiwi boss Steve Hansen praised the English challenge to his team’s war dance.
Ireland became 'predictable' but Marshall keen to see Schmidt back in Kiwi rugby
The outgoing Ireland coach could add real value to the New Zealand rugby community.
Irishman Felix Jones will be involved in the World Cup final at the age of 32
The former Munster coach was brought on board by Springboks boss Rassie Erasmus.
World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other
England defence coach John Mitchell is expecting a very different challenge this weekend.
O'Driscoll says there's 'no rush' with James Ryan being Ireland captain
There have been many calls for the 23-year-old to succeed the retired Rory Best.
Kolbe fit for final but Rassie Erasmus insists Springboks won't change tactics
The South Africans have been criticised in many quarters for their kick-heavy approach.
Jérôme Garcès will ref the World Cup final between England and the Boks
The 46-year-old will be the first Frenchman to adjudicate a World Cup decider.
'In the final year, Joe failed to evolve the team when he needed to' - BOD
Brian O’Driscoll wants to see Irish rugby placing a greater focus on developing passing skills.
'Send my best wishes to Warren and make sure he enjoys the third-place play-off'
Eddie Jones couldn’t resist firing a shot back at the Wales boss.
Sonny Bill: All Blacks required bulletproof vests for brutal post-England autopsy
The 34-year-old claimed his daughter didn’t get much sleep following New Zealand’s World Cup exit.
'The only way we know is fighting fire with fire' - Boks believe in their resilience
England are the favourites for Saturday’s World Cup final but the Boks will apply pressure.
To their credit, Eddie Jones and England evolved leading into this World Cup
The head coach said his team’s journey began on the 2018 tour of South Africa.
'I was watching the 2007 final in the tavern because I didn't have a TV at home'
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has proved to be a wonderful leader for Rassie Erasmus’ side.
Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021
The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.
'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan'
Rassie Erasmus’ Springboks ground their way into a World Cup final against England.
Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales
Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.
'My kids aren't going to love me less' - Emotional All Blacks front up to defeat
The All Blacks were still hurting badly this morning after their defeat to England.
Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final
Rassie left Ireland to bring South Africa back to the top of the game. Warren Gatland and Wales stood between them and the World Cup final.
With Hansen and Read departing, what next for the All Blacks?
New Zealand must appoint a new head coach and captain as the next era begins.
Spencer joins England squad as injury replacement for World Cup final
The Saracens man has replaced the injured Willi Heinz in Eddie Jones’ squad.
Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England
The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.
'It makes our lives easier with those two!' - Curry and Underhill shine again
The England flankers were superb as Eddie Jones’ side downed the All Blacks.
'Farrell was giving me a few winks' - England invite pressure with haka response
Eddie Jones’ side knew they would have to back up their pre-match actions.
Hansen invites journalist to 'spend some time outside' after 'disrespectful question'
The All Blacks boss admitted to having regrets about his big selection decision.
'We didn't want to let them come at us' - England deliver after haka stand
Eddie Jones’ team were simply outstanding as they dethroned the All Blacks in Yokohama.
'We knew we'd have to keep taking away time and space from them'
Eddie Jones was delighted his with his team’s performance after England recorded a dominant win over New Zealand.
Eddie Jones' sensational England dethrone the All Blacks in Japan
The back-to-back winners lost their first World Cup game since 2007.
Watch: England lineout disaster sets up tense ending against All Blacks
England needed just 90 seconds to break through the New Zealand defence, but have gifted the All Blacks a second half try.
All Blacks clash with England shaping up to be a World Cup classic
Today’s semi-final in Yokohama will see Eddie Jones’ team desperate to bring the Kiwis down.
IRFU will need to be brutally honest as World Cup review begins
The latest underperformance in the biggest competition in the sport leaves many questions.
Barrett and Farrell - Out of position or thriving in new surroundings?
Beauden Barrett and Owen Farrell have moved position in a bid to freshen up their teams at the World Cup.
'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on
The South Africa coaching duo have been close friends since the early 1990s.
Halfpenny in for injured Williams as Gatland's Wales welcome back Davies
Leigh Halfpenny comes into the team at 15 in place of the injured Saracens man.
Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa
The 28-year-old suffered an ankle injury during training on Wednesday.
Vahaamahina to miss Clermont's trip to Ulster after picking up six-week ban for elbow
The France lock was issued a red card in the quarter-final loss to Wales.