Kyle Sinckler was described as an emotional time-bomb not so long ago but now he is an England hero following his all-action contribution to their quarter-final win over Australia.
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Wales confident as they make Rugby World Cup semi final
New Zealand trio eager to take on Ireland
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Tom Curry and Sam Underhill relishing contest with Hooper and Pocock in England vs Australia match
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The tables have turned and England’s edge is in the backs rather than the forwards now... it's why I expect them to avenge the defeat at the 2015 World Cup and make it 7-0 against Australia in the Eddie Jones era.
Owen Farrell played on after two red card hits at the World Cup without undergoing a head injury assessment, a situation a brain expert fears could send a worrying message to grassroots rugby.
Rush defence has become the flavour of the year in world rugby, incorporated by teams across the globe. How could New Zealand look to counter it this weekend?
'You look at that picture in 2003 and I'm the only black player there. It's so nice now just to see things are moving on... it's how it should be'
The England squad chasing World Cup glory in Japan looks very different from the title-winning squad of 2003 where Jason Robinson was the only black man involved.
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'We don't know enough about the ins and outs of that deal, it's been shrouded' - World Rugby on Six Nations' CVC investment
It was early July when RugbyPass reported Six Nations would sell a stake to CVC and World Rugby bosses are now concerned after the deal came to fruition on the eve of RWC.
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Gloucester trailed by 13 points at one stage at Sale but that margin didn't concern them as they successfully fought their way back to clinch a tense win.
Solomone Kata has represented Tonga and New Zealand at Test level in rugby league, but he is now undertaking a code switch and taken up a three-year Super Rugby offer.
London Irish were criticised for signing Paddy Jackson, the out-half sacked by the IRFU in 2018, but he began to repay their faith with a match-winning contribution at Wasps.
'I understand the criticism... there is a very proud patriotism here' - Aussie Nick Haining on targeting Test rugby with Scotland
Nick Haining never imagined his career turning out the way it has, going from the Western Force scrapheap to arriving at Edinburgh with ambitions to represent the land of his grandmother.
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Eddie Jones has braced England to face what he is claiming is the most dominant team in the history of sport.
Whatever your opinion of England head coach Eddie Jones, his selections and game plan was perfectly suited to downing Australia at the RWC on Saturday.
But this is what the All Blacks have been doing even when the stakes are as high as a Rugby World Cup, as far back as nearly a decade as Smith’s admission tells us.
It's no secret that Michael Cheika had become a very unpopular Wallabies coach and his exit has now drawn a frosty response from Quade Cooper, one of old sparring partners.
It may have taken a one-man advantage, but Wales have squashed some of the ghosts of their World Cup past to progress through to the 2019 semifinals.