1. Scotland vs. Italy: Winners and Losers from International Match

    Scotland demolished Italy with a 48-7 thumping to send them into their final World Cup warm-up match full of confidence...

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  2. Scotland vs. Italy: 5 Key Battles in International Match

    Scotland and Italy resume hostilities this weekend in their second consecutive meeting. Last week’s 16-12 win in Turin for the Scots bore more significance than most other ...

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  3. Picking England's Rugby World Cup Squad

    Head coach Stuart Lancaster will name his squad for England's Rugby World Cup campaign this Thursday, per the Telegraph...

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  4. France vs. England: Winners and Losers for England from International Match

    England’s World Cup preparations hit a major road block in Paris with a poor showing in a 25-20 defeat to France...

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  5. France vs. England: 5 Key Battles in International Match

    England travel to Paris for their second rubber against France as both sets of players scramble for places in their respective World Cup squads...

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  6. Early Team Power Rankings for 2015 Rugby World Cup

    The warm-ups are under way, and it is nearing that time for coaches to make their final selections for the 2015 Rugby World Cup...

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  7. Wales vs. Ireland: Winners and Losers from International Match

    Ireland demolished a poor Wales in Cardiff to get their World Cup warm-up series off to a resounding start. Joe Schmidt's Six Nations champions clocked up a 35-21 win over his fellow Kiwi Warren Gatland's side...

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  8. South Africa vs. Argentina: 5 Key Battles in 2015 Rugby Championship Game

    The Rugby Championship concludes with a dead rubber between South Africa and Argentina. Both sides come into this clash having lost their first two opening games and hoping to salvage something from the shortened competition...

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  9. Australia vs. New Zealand: 5 Key Battles in 2015 Rugby Championship Game

    The Rugby Championship has reached its denouement already. In just three rounds we are done and dusted this year as teams turn their attentions to World Cup preparations. We end with a deciding rubber between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney...

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  10. Why Michael Hooper's Ban Shows Gaping Holes in Rugby's Rules

    It's happened again. Rugby’s disciplinary procedures have been made to look a laughingstock in recent days...

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  11. 5 Uncapped Englishmen Who Could Earn 2015 World Cup Places

    England’s players returned from their Denver training camp last weekend and will now have one month left to earn their places in Stuart Lancaster’s World Cup squad...

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  12. All Blacks and Springboks Would Have Been the Best World Cup Final

    Northern hemisphere fans look away now. It may be rugby heresy to admit it, but deep down, most neutrals would have opted for a clash between New Zealand and South Africa to provide the denouement to the 2015 Rugby World Cup...

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  13. 2015 Rugby Championship: Worst XV from 2nd Round of Games

    The second round of the 2015 Rugby Championship is history, and it threw up a classic in Johannesburg and a one-sided affair in Mendoza...

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  14. Argentina vs. Australia: Winners and Losers in 2015 Rugby Championship Game

    Australia buried the ghost of last season's defeat to Argentina with a 34-9 win in Mendoza, Argentina, on Sunday...

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  15. Argentina vs. Australia: 5 Key Battles in 2015 Rugby Championship Game

    Argentina host Australia this weekend with the Pumas looking to repeat their historic win in Mendoza last season...

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  16. 2015 Rugby Championship: Best XV from 1st Round of Games

    The first round of the Rugby Championship is in the books. New Zealand looked in ominous touch as they blew past Argentina in Christchurch...

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  17. What the 2017 Lions Can Learn from the Mistakes of the Class of 2005

    The Lions schedule for 2017 was announced last week. Amid the start of the Rugby Championship and the build up to the World Cup, talk of a tour some two years away has not gained much traction in the media...

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  18. Australia vs. South Africa: Winners and Losers in 2015 Rugby Championship Game

    Australia stole a last-gasp victory against South Africa with a 24-20 win to kick off their Rugby Championship campaign...

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  19. Australia vs. South Africa: 5 Key Battles in 2015 Rugby Championship Game

    The Rugby Championship swings into action this weekend with the eye-catching tie of the round between Australia and South Africa...

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  20. Why Aaron Smith Will Be New Zealand's X-Factor at 2015 Rugby Championship

    The All Blacks mount the defence of their Rugby Championship title next weekend when they host Argentina...

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  21. Each 2015 Rugby Championship Team's Biggest Strength

    The Rugby Championship gets under way next weekend. The tournament takes second billing this year to the Rugby World Cup, but it is a good chance for sides to hone their game plans and assess weaknesses in others before they all arrive in England...

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  22. 5 Big Names in Danger of Missing 2015 Rugby World Cup Due to Injury

    The World Cup is now approaching its two-month countdown, and squads will soon be trimmed as training camps progress and the summer playing schedule gets under way...

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  23. 5 Players with Most to Prove Heading into 2015 Rugby Championship

    The Rugby Championship adopts an abridged format this year to accommodate the Rugby World Cup. Rather than its usual home and away format, the tournament will see the four sides play each other just once in a Six Nations-style competition...

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  24. Ireland Should Win the Race to Host 2023 Rugby World Cup

    The contenders to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup have been announced , with four countries set to be in the running to follow 2019 hosts Japan...

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  25. Hurricanes vs. Highlanders: Winners and Losers from Super Rugby 2015 Final

    The Highlanders are the 2015 Super Rugby champions after a 21-14 win over the Hurricanes. A late first-half try was followed by an early score in the second to put the unfancied ...

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