Hooper set for flanker battle of the ages
Wallabies Michael Hooper and David Pocock hope their experience can be a factor in the flanker showdown with a rising England pair at the Rugby World Cup.
Hosts Japan face South Africa in Sunday’s quarter-final having benefited from a gradual improvement in fitness and confidence since the last World Cup.
The son of former New Zealand international Kevin Iro scored two tries in the Cook Islands’ shock World Cup nines win over Tonga.
New Zealand star Shaun Johnson believes most are against the decision to hand Nelson Asofa-Solomona a three-game ban for his Bali brawl.
Australia and England have opened their World Cup Nines campaigns with wins against New Zealand and Papua New Guinea respectively.
Ireland five-eighth Johnny Sexton happily stuck to his pre-match routine ahead of the Rugby World Cup quarter-final with defending champions New Zealand.
France are surprised Wales five-eighth Dan Biggar can play their Rugby World Cup quarter-final after suffering two head knocks during the tournament.
The All Black coaching staff are confident the young midfield combination of Anton Lienert-Brown and Jack Goodhue can thwart Ireland’s backline.
Michael Hooper says being in the contest is all he wants early in Australia’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final against England, adamant they can surge home late.
Star-studded Tonga’s World Cup nines campaign is hanging by a thread after being flogged 30-7 by the lowly ranked Cook Islands with Andrew Fifita watching on.
France have named key playmaker and halfback Antoine Dupont for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final with Wales after he recovered from a back injury.
Promising outside back Andrew Kellaway, who started his career with NSW, has confirmed he will join the Melbourne Rebels for the 2020 Super Rugby season.
Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika will do battle almost certainly for the last time when Australia and England meet on Saturday in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Gold Coast sponsor TFH have reaffirmed their commitment to the NRL club after causing a stir when captain Ryan James was implicated in talks to end the deal.
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