Russia's qualification for the tournament was a shock and we cannot see them going very far at all.
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Our Ireland Rugby World Cup guide.
Take a trip around the varied landscapes of central and southern Kyushu
See more of Japan’s northern island with a JR Hokkaido Rail Pass
Delve into the living history book that is the first capital of Japan
How to make the most of your time in Japan’s second-largest city
Experience authentic Japan in this prefecture in central Honshu
Take a bullet train to discover the area near the Seto Inland Sea