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Rugby Wales vs Ireland: We have chance to put ‘massive dent’ in Irish confidence, says Warren Gatland

Rugby Wales vs Ireland: We have chance to put ‘massive dent’ in Irish confidence,...

Warren Gatland believes Wales have an opportunity to put “a massive dent” in Ireland ’s confidence on Saturday and “derail them a little bit.” Ireland will arrive at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on the back of a record 57-15 mauling against England. It is also little more than five months since Wales emphatically beat Joe Schmidt’s team to…
Ben Smith In pictures: Sir Jackie Stewart opens Jim Clark museum

Ben Smith In pictures: Sir Jackie Stewart opens Jim Clark museum

Image copyright Tony Marsh/Live Borders Image caption Jim Clark's cousin, Doug Niven, helped show Sir Jackie Stewart round the new museum A new museum in honour of Scots motorsport hero Jim Clark has been officially opened by three-time Formula One world champion Sir Jackie Stewart.He was joined by three-time Le Mans winner Allan McNish for…
Rugby Sport24.co.za | Schmidt defends Best as Ireland, Wales make big changes

Rugby Sport24.co.za | Schmidt defends Best as Ireland, Wales make big changes

London  - Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt responded to a record 57-15 loss to England at Twickenham by making 12 changes to his side for Saturday's World Cup warm-up clash against Wales in Cardiff.However, Schmidt branded the criticism of veteran captain Rory Best as "unfair" and added the Ulster hooker to the bench for this…
Owen Farrell Rugby: Galles-Angleterre, qui veut la place de N.1 mondial?

Owen Farrell Rugby: Galles-Angleterre, qui veut la place de N.1 mondial?

Le sélectionneur de l'Angleterre, Eddie Jones lors d'un entraînement de son équipe à Bagshot, à l'ouest de Londres, le 7 août 2019 AFP/Archives - ADRIAN DENNIS Détrôner la Nouvelle-Zélande, installée depuis dix ans en tête du classement mondial: c'est le défi proposé au pays de Galles et à l'Angleterre, qui s'affrontent samedi (15h15) à Cardiff…
Rugby Byrne gets his shot as Irish big guns return for England

Rugby Byrne gets his shot as Irish big guns return for England

Sport After Joey Carbery's readiness for the start of next month's tournament was put in doubt by an ankle injury suffered in the tune up against Italy two weeks ago, Schmidt is testing out his depth one step further behind first-choice 10 Johnny Sexton. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - European Rugby Champions Cup - Wasps…

Rugby Schmidt defends Best as Ireland, Wales make big changes

AFP/File / OLLY GREENWOOD Captain's orders: Rory Best (right) asked to be included on the Ireland bench for Saturday's World Cup warm-up against Wales Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt responded to a record 57-15 loss to England at Twickenham by making 12 changes to his side for Saturday's World Cup warm-up clash against Wales in…
Liam Williams Sport24.co.za | Biggar replaces injured Anscombe for England’s visit to Wales

Liam Williams Sport24.co.za | Biggar replaces injured Anscombe for England’s visit to Wales

Dan Biggar (Getty) Cardiff - Wales made three changes to their side to face England in their 219 Rugby World Cup warm-up match on Saturday with Dan Biggar drafted in for the injured Gareth Anscombe.Jake Ball and James Davies, who will line up alongside elder brother Jonathan Davies for the fi
Owen Farrell Eddie Jones’ England chariot rumbles into some ominous World Cup momentum

Owen Farrell Eddie Jones’ England chariot rumbles into some ominous World Cup momentum

ADAM DAVY/APEngland's Joe Cokanasiga shows his rampaging form against Ireland at Twickenham.OPINION: Here they come. That sweet chariot appears to be rumbling into form at just the right time ahead of a Rugby World Cup in Japan that might be the most contestable it has ever been. Yes, we are talking Eddie Jones' ominous England.…
Brodie Retallick Rattue: Why Mo’unga must start for the All Blacks

Brodie Retallick Rattue: Why Mo’unga must start for the All Blacks

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Liam Williams England vs Wales player ratings: Billy Vunipola and Piers Francis impress for Eddie Jones’ men

Liam Williams England vs Wales player ratings: Billy Vunipola and Piers Francis impress for...

England got their World Cup preparations off to a promising start with a hard-fought and well-deserved win over Wales. Against a full-strength Welsh side, Eddie Jones’ mismatch XV – featuring a number of debutants, including Willi Heinz and Lewis Ludlam – put in an assured and composed display to beat the Six Nations champions 33-19. Billy Vunipola, Joe…

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