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Wales 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

A regulation split of 17 forwards and 14 backs formed the 31-man Wales World Cup squad, which hail predominantly from the regions, which is a testament to the efforts of…

Pinged: Referee Craig Joubert signals for a penalty to the frustration of Ireland captain Paul O'Connell

Rugby World debates: Paul O’Connell’s clear-out

Picture the scene: Wales and Ireland are locked at 10-10, close to the hour mark. Dublin’s Aviva Stadium is expectant. The hosts have taken a while to click into gear but are finally…

Paul O'Connell will Captain Ireland

Ireland’s 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

The squad has 14 players with World Cup experience and many of those without were involved with Ireland’s Six Nations victories in 2014 and 15. Over half the squad named today…

England Rugby World cup squad at final training

England’s Rugby World Cup 2015 squad

It’s a standard split of 17 forwards and 14 backs and the selected players come from a spread of Aviva Premiership clubs. Saracens and Bath have made the largest contributions;…

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Ireland v Wales: 5 Things we learnt

The full-on Friendly. When Ireland faced Wales on Saturday it felt as though the Rugby World Cup had started early. The fitness sessions were over, the training bibs were back…

Who will be on the outside looking in? Scotland huddle   after their hefty win over Italy

RW picks Scotland’s 31-man World Cup squad

Today Scotland head coach Vern Cotter will send off his World Cup 31 to World Rugby. Tomorrow he announces his squad officially to the public. If ever there was a…

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Wales 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup?

This may not be the squad Warren Gatland pick tomorrow at midday but it’s the squad we believe he should pick. Sadly there is no place for Eli Walker, Matthew…