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# Standings

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# Standings
Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool
Three of the Irish provinces are already playing catch up in the new Champions Cup format.
# Standings
Ireland can go top of World Rugby rankings for first time this weekend
With Wales not in action, Joe Schmidt’s side can move into top spot with victory at Twickenham.
# conjecture
Fantasyland: Wonderful Wigan
Roberto Martinez’ side have surpassed all expectations in recent weeks. Will they keep it up?
# Reaction
Jenson Button gracious in defeat to 'faultless' Nico Rosberg
The Englishman was left to lament a fitting problem with his McLaren, while pleased that his team is leading both world championships.