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Rugby World Cup Predictions – Quarter Finals Day One

Twenty teams have become just eight as we say goodbye to twelve sides who are departing Japan. England, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Wales, France, Japan and South Africa are the remaining eight to decide who will become the final four and eventual Rugby World Cup Champion. Today, we look at the two quarterfinals to be played on Saturday. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup Predictions – Quarter Finals Day One”

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Quarter Final Preview: Ireland vs New Zealand

Quarter final rugby is here and this weekend we have four big matches! The highlight for fans of the defending champions is their match against Ireland and All Blacks fan Christian Catley has been kind enough to give his thoughts about the match to be played on Saturday night. Continue reading “Quarter Final Preview: Ireland vs New Zealand”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Nineteen

What once promised as a very big day of the Rugby World Cup has since turned into a huge fight over the decision World Rugby has made and if cancelling two matches from day nineteen due to Typhoon Hagibis is the right decision. Regardless of everyone’s opinion, New Zealand and Italy wont meet and neither will England and France. As things stand, Ireland and Samoa will still go ahead so at least we have one game to look forward to and it’s pretty big for pool A. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Nineteen”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Twelve

USA and Canada entertained the crowds with determined displays against much bigger opposition of France and New Zealand during day eleven of the World Cup. But things have a different feel for day twelve, with two very intriguing battles for pool A and D. Georgia and Fiji is a match tough to call as the sides battle for that important third spot finish. Then the second and final game is Ireland taking on Russia, we all know what happened last time Ireland was out, so they need five points and nothing less. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Twelve”

Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Three

After the blockbuster day two, we have another three games to go through on Sunday. It kicks off with Italy vs Namibia from Pool B, big celtic clash of Ireland vs Scotland out of Pool A and finally England get underway against Tonga in Pool C. What magic will we witness on day three? Continue reading “Rugby World Cup predictions – Day Three”

Rugby World Cup lessons we learnt from the weekend

By Cornflake

It was an action packed weekend of rugby with many top sides putting in more final preparations for the Rugby World Cup. Two tournament hopefuls, Wales and Ireland went topped the list and we saw all the Island sides in action. Fiji, Tonga and Samoa all having runs. France and Scotland showed how dominant they can be against weaker opposition and we took a little look at some of the smaller sides as well. Continue reading “Rugby World Cup lessons we learnt from the weekend”