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Folau injury concern for Australia

Australia have injury doubts over full-back Israel Folau and wing Rob Horne for Saturday's Group A decider with Wales.

Foley wary of 'outstanding' Biggar

Australia fly-half Bernard Foley praises opposite number Dan Biggar before Saturday's Pool A decider against Wales at Twickenham.

Ferris expects Ireland to improve

Despite a below-par display against Italy, ex-Lions flanker Stephen Ferris says Ireland can come out on top against France.

Farrell defiant on England selection

England backs coach Andy Farrell denies wielding undue influence over the team's tactics and line-ups at the World Cup.

'Not angry, gobsmacked' - Guscott

England's World Cup campaign fails to match the resources behind the scenes says Jeremy Guscott.

Liam Williams set to face Australia

Liam Williams is set to return for Wales' World Cup match against Australia, with Dan Lydiate and Bradley Davies fit as well.

Six reasons it went wrong for England

Selection errors? A lack of experience? The wrong coach? Tom Fordyce picks out six reasons England's World Cup went wrong.

Cowan ready for 'fierce' Samoa

Scotland flanker Blair Cowan wants to see the team match Samoa's opening assault in their World Cup game on Saturday.

Schmidt demands Irish improvement

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt warns his players they must up their game to beat France in Sunday's World Cup Pool D match.

Hooper cited for alleged foul play

Australia flanker Michael Hooper is cited for an alleged act of foul play during Saturday's 33-13 victory over England.

Gossip: Vunipola defends comments

Billy Vunipola plays down England split comments, Prince Harry criticised, Sir Clive Woodward, plus more.

VIDEO: Ireland need big improvement - Best

Hooker Rory Best says Ireland need to improve massively if they are to beat France in their final Rugby World Cup Pool D game at the Millennium Stadium.

'Rejoin party & look to the future'

England's short-term World Cup legacy is bleak but grass-roots reform is the way to a brighter future, says Ben Dirs.

VIDEO: The Hit: Irish through, England blue

The Hit looks back at the best of Sunday's action from the Rugby World Cup as Ireland qualify for the quarter-finals.

Lancaster must leave England - Ryan

Stuart Lancaster's reign as England coach should be over after his side's World Cup exit, says Worcester coach Dean Ryan.

Cudmore to captain Canada v Romania

Team news for Canada and Romania's World Cup Pool D game at Leicester City Stadium on Tuesday (kick-off 16:45 BST).

Star winger Nadolo returns for Fiji

Fiji's star winger Nemani Nadolo returns from a one-match ban to start against Uruguay on Tuesday in Milton Keynes.

Gatland free from 'group of hell'

Warren Gatland always believed Wales would make the World Cup quarter-finals, but says having a pool "of hell" was "ridiculous".

England overseas policy 'criminal'

England must rethink their policy of not selecting foreign-based players, says Clermont full-back Nick Abendanon.

'Japan have not played their best'

Coach Eddie Jones says Japan have more to give at the World Cup as they aim to reach their first quarter-final.

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