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Rugby World Cup squad lists

With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.

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Wales defeat England to claim world No. 1 spot

Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday and take them to the top of the official world rankings as the World Cup looms.

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McConnochie debuts for England against Wales

Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland have both made three changes to their sides ahead of Saturday's Test between England and Wales in Cardiff, with Ruaridh McConnochie making his international debut for the visitors.

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11dESPN

Wales fly-half Anscombe out of World Cup

Wales flyhalf Gareth Anscombe is out of Rugby World Cup contention after sustaining an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury in a defeat to England on Sunday, the Wales Rugby Union (WRU) have announced.

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11dESPN

Jones hits out at 'ridiculous' Barrett red card

Eddie Jones used his press conference after England's win over Wales on Sunday to call for World Rugby to address their high-tackle law ahead of the Rugby World Cup in September.

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12dReuters

England overpower Wales at Twickenham

An experimental England side overpowered visiting Grand Slam winners Wales at Twickenham Sunday, emerging 33-19 victors from the World Cup warm-up clash.

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17dESPN

Te'o, Brown dropped for England test against Wales

Worcester Warriors centre Ben Te'o and Harlequins full back Mike Brown are among four players to have been cut from England's squad to face Wales on Sunday, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) have announced.

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Wales forward Faletau out of Rugby World Cup

Wales forward Taulupe Faletau has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after breaking his collar bone in training, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Thursday.

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56dAAP and ESPN staff

Warren Gatland named coach of Chiefs on four-year deal

Warren Gatland will succeed Colin Cooper as coach of the Chiefs, the Wales boss signing a four-year deal that will see him take leave for the British & Irish Lions' tour of South Africa in 2021.

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91dESPN

Players free for World Cup build-up after WRU compensation change

International players based in England will be available for training camps ahead of the Rugby World Cup after the sport's governing body offered Premiership clubs greater financial support if they lose players to injury on international duty.

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115dESPN

Wales name uncapped Carre and Lane in RWC squad

Wales have called up uncapped players Rhys Carre and Owen Lane to their 42-man training squad in preparation for this year's World Cup.

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130dReuters

Wales defence coach Edwards opts out of Wigan job

Shaun Edwards has opted out on an agreement to become Wigan Warriors head coach and is set to extend his 11-year stay with Wales, ESPN understands.

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148dSam Bruce

The domino effect: Who will take Wallabies beyond 2019?

The biggest year of his coaching career is still to play out, but Michael Cheika's pending replacement at Australia's helm is as much a talking point as the Wallabies' Rugby World Cup fortunes themselves.

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156dReuters

Wales fly-half Anscombe warns of Premiership exodus

The Six Nations star said the Welsh Rugby Union and regional sides must resolve their differences and stop the chaos in their game to avoid players opting to move to English clubs.

2019 RankingsSix Nations

  • WALES5th
    Tries Scored 1st England : 24 Tries Scored
    ENG1st
    10
    24
  • WALES2nd
    Points Difference 1st England : 83 Points Difference
    ENG1st
    49
    83