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Sep 26, 2015

Gloss taken off Welsh glory by yet more injuries

LONDON (Reuters) – Wales beat England in a Rugby World Cup classic on Saturday but the gloss was taken off a famous win by yet more injury woes that left coach Warren Gatland admitting “we’re running out of players”.

The storming second-half comeback to win 28-25 and take control of Pool A came at a cost with winger Hallam Amos suffering a dislocated shoulder, centre Scott Williams a knee injury and groggy fullback Liam Williams a head knock that forced him to be carried off on a stretcher.

Sep 26, 2015

Rugby-Gloss taken off Welsh glory by yet more injuries

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Wales beat England in a Rugby World Cup classic on Saturday but the gloss was taken off a famous win by yet more injury woes that left coach Warren Gatland admitting “we’re running out of players”.

The storming second-half comeback to win 28-25 and take control of Pool A came at a cost with winger Hallam Amos suffering a dislocated shoulder, centre Scott Williams a knee injury and groggy fullback Liam Williams a head knock that forced him to be carried off on a stretcher.

Sep 26, 2015

Wales storm back to stun England at Twickenham

LONDON (Reuters) – Wales produced a storming comeback to beat shell-shocked England 28-25 at Twickenham on Saturday and leave the Rugby World Cup hosts facing an almighty battle to reach the knockout stages from Pool A.

Battered, bruised and second best for an hour, the never-say-die Welsh came to life to secure a famous victory in the 127th and most significant meeting between the two nations.

Sep 26, 2015

Rugby-Wales storm back to stun England at Twickenham

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Wales produced a storming comeback to beat shell-shocked England 28-25 at Twickenham on Saturday and leave the Rugby World Cup hosts facing an almighty battle to reach the knockout stages from Pool A.

Battered, bruised and second best for an hour, the never-say-die Welsh came to life to secure a famous victory in the 127th and most significant meeting between the two nations.

Sep 25, 2015

Pumas ease past Georgia; England and Wales primed for battle

LONDON (Reuters) – Argentina picked up their first Pool C win at the Rugby World Cup by dispatching Georgia in convincing fashion on Friday as the tournament prepared to lower the drawbridge for the Twickenham blockbuster between England and Wales.

The Pumas had given holders New Zealand a scare or two in their opener at Wembley but gave their noisy and plentiful support in Gloucester even more to cheer, serving up a seven-try treat as they cantered to a 54-9 victory.

Sep 25, 2015

Rugby-Pumas ease past Georgia; England and Wales primed for battle

LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Argentina picked up their first Pool C win at the Rugby World Cup by dispatching Georgia in convincing fashion on Friday as the tournament prepared to lower the drawbridge for the Twickenham blockbuster between England and Wales.

The Pumas had given holders New Zealand a scare or two in their opener at Wembley but gave their noisy and plentiful support in Gloucester even more to cheer, serving up a seven-try treat as they cantered to a 54-9 victory.

Sep 25, 2015

Schmidt expects Irish squad strength to prevail against Romania

LONDON (Reuters) – Utilising the full depth of a 31-man squad has been a recurring mantra from head coaches at this Rugby World Cup and Joe Schmidt was no exception when he made wholesale changes for Ireland’s Pool D clash with Romania.

The canny New Zealander, who has earned a reputation as one of the most thoughtful men in the game, will use Sunday’s clash at Wembley to take a long, hard look at the men who played little or no part in the opening 50-7 demolition of Canada.

Sep 25, 2015

Rugby-Schmidt expects Irish squad strength to prevail against Romania

LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Utilising the full depth of a 31-man squad has been a recurring mantra from head coaches at this Rugby World Cup and Joe Schmidt was no exception when he made wholesale changes for Ireland’s Pool D clash with Romania.

The canny New Zealander, who has earned a reputation as one of the most thoughtful men in the game, will use Sunday’s clash at Wembley to take a long, hard look at the men who played little or no part in the opening 50-7 demolition of Canada.

Sep 23, 2015

Scots burst Japan bubble, Australia and France win

LONDON (Reuters) – Scotland burst Japan’s bubble at the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday as Australia began their campaign with a hard-fought win over Fiji while a workmanlike France made it two wins out of two by seeing off Romania.

Japan had leapfrogged Scotland in the world rankings on the back of Saturday’s stunning slaying of twice winners South Africa but, with just a four day turnaround from their opening game, ran out of gas in Gloucester as the Scots won 45-10 in Pool B.

Sep 23, 2015

Rugby-Scots burst Japan bubble, Australia and France win

LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Scotland burst Japan’s bubble at the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday as Australia began their campaign with a hard-fought win over Fiji while a workmanlike France made it two wins out of two by seeing off Romania.

Japan had leapfrogged Scotland in the world rankings on the back of Saturday’s stunning slaying of twice winners South Africa but, with just a four day turnaround from their opening game, ran out of gas in Gloucester as the Scots won 45-10 in Pool B.