Rugby

TOKYO — The frustration and hope in United States coach Gary Gold’s voice was evident in equal parts throughout the 2019 Rugby World Cup. His Eagles, who on Sunday signed off in Japan with a 31-19 loss to Tonga, resulting in a second straight 0-4 record at rugby’s global showpiece, had performed admirably on each
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Scottish Rugby have questioned whether misconduct charges levelled at them for their comments about the potential cancellation of their World Cup clash against Japan last weekend were “appropriate”. Tournament organisers on Tuesday said Scottish Rugby would be referred to a disputes committee after chief executive Mark Dodson threatened legal action to enforce a postponement rather
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France centre Sofiane Guitoune has said the most important aspect of their preparation for Sunday’s World Cup quarterfinal against Wales has been learning how to stop themselves “acting like idiots” when they are in positions of dominance. In their pool matches against Argentina and Tonga, the French started well but ended up hanging on desperately
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The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) have been referred to a disputes committee over their comments about the potential cancellation of their World Cup clash against Japan, organisers said Tuesday. The scratching of Sunday’s match in Yokohama due to Typhoon Hagibis would have eliminated the Scots from the tournament and SRU chief Mark Dodson threatened legal
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ODAWARA, Japan — The Wallabies’ 0-6 record against England since the last World Cup is of no relevance ahead of this weekend’s quarterfinal in Japan, according to Australia coach Michael Cheika. While the Wallabies had been reluctant to engage on discussion around their potential showdown with England until Wales negotiated their final encounter with Uruguay,
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YOKOHAMA — Japan captain Michael Leitch and coach Jamie Joseph said their win over Scotland was motivated by inspiring a country that was hit by Typhoon Hagibis on Saturday. The typhoon claimed 19 lives, with 16 people missing as of Sunday evening and hundreds of thousands of homes destroyed. 1 Related The final pool stage
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