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3dSam Bruce

Wallabies maul their way out of Sapporo stunner

Four years on from the corresponding matchday that delivered The Miracle of Brighton, the 2019 Rugby World Cup very nearly provided The Stunner in Sapporo after the Flying Fijians gave the Wallabies an almighty scare on Saturday afternoon.

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2dSam Bruce

Wallabies sweating Hodge hit as further changes loom

Reece Hodge is facing a possible suspension after being cited for a brutal hit on Fiji's Peceli Yato, and Wallabies coach Michael Cheika may also make some unforced changes to the side that faces Wales next Sunday.

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Wallabies survive Fiji World Cup fright

The Wallabies have fought back to avoid a catastrophic result at the Rugby World Cup, needing two tries from hooker Tolu Latu to help see off Fiji 39-21 in Sapporo.

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14dCraig Dowd

Pacific lip service won't stop until rugby respects the Islands

As the eyes of the world prepare to turn their gaze on the Rugby World Cup, the game got an early reminder of the Pacific Island discussion that pops up all too regularly. It continues to be nothing but rhetoric, Craig Dowd writes.

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236dESPN Staff

Nadolo quits Fiji ahead of World Cup

Fiji star Nemani Nadolo has revealed he has hung up the Fiji jersey just eight months out from the Rugby World Cup in an emotional Instagram post.

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318dReuters

Seymour hat-trick lifts Scotland past Fiji

Wing Tommy Seymour scored a hat-trick of tries for a comfortable 54-17 victory over ill-disciplined Fiji at Murrayfield.

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320dSam Bruce

Power rankings: Rugby's best spines this November

Rugby is a team game, yet there are certain positions across the backs and forwards that have great influence over a team's success. We've looked at the spines for each of top 10 nations this November, rating them against their world rankings.

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429dESPN Staff

Rugby World Cup Sevens in photos

San Francisco hosted the biggest rugby tournament yet staged in the United States, with AT&T Park the venue for the Rugby World Cup over the weekend. We bring you best of the action in photographs.

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836dJake Michaels

Wallabies win but local fans vote with their feet

The walk from Flinders Street Station to AAMI Park -- the city's boutique, rectangular stadium -- isn't the most popular route for Melburnians on a wintery Saturday afternoon.

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887dESPN Staff

Ben Ryan features on new Fijian coin

Ben Ryan has been commemorated for his role in guiding Fiji to its first ever Olympic gold medal in Rugby Sevens at Rio by putting the coach on the local 50 cent coin.

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1226dAndy Withers

Hayne leaves massive NFL legacy -- Scotts

Australian former NFL player describes Jarryd Hayne's feat in making San Franciscco 49ers squad having never played American football as "one of the greatest sporting achievements in history".

2019 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • FIJI8th
    Tries Scored 1st Italy : 7 Tries Scored
    ITALY1st
    2
    7
  • FIJI15th
    Points Difference 1st England : 32 Points Difference
    ENG1st
    -18
    32