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Inexperience cost England — Stuart Lancaster : Rugby World Cup

Inexperience cost England — Stuart Lancaster : Rugby World Cup

England’s inexperience was a factor in their early exit from the World Cup, says coach Stuart Lancaster. England have the youngest squad  in the competition with an average age of 26.2. Each player averages 25 caps, the second fewest in Pool A. «It’s hard to make selections when you have an inexperienced team and bringing more inexperience in,» said Lancaster. …

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Australia’s Michael Hooper to miss Wales game : Rugby World Cup

Australia’s Michael Hooper to miss Wales game : Rugby World Cup

Australia flanker Michael Hooper will miss Saturday’s World Cup Pool A decider against Wales after being suspended for one week. Hooper, 23, was cited for clearing out Mike Brown at a ruck during the Wallabies’ 33-13 win against England. Citing commissioner Steve Hinds ruled Hooper had used his shoulder illegally. Wales and Australia have both qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals …

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Sam Burgess out of England squad : Rugby World Cup 2015

Sam Burgess out of England squad : Rugby World Cup 2015

Centre Sam Burgess has been left out of England’s squad for Saturday’s final World Cup Pool A match against Uruguay. Coach Stuart Lancaster has made nine changes after the 33-13 defeat by Australia which knocked his side out. Alex Goode, Jack Nowell, Henry Slade, George Ford and Danny Care all come into the back line, with Owen Farrell switching to …

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Great Scottish Run: Moses Kipsiro & Edna Kiplagat win half marathon

Great Scottish Run: Moses Kipsiro & Edna Kiplagat win half marathon

Uganda’s Moses Kipsiro fought off the challenge of Scotland’s Callum Hawkins and Kenya’s Japhet Korir to win the 34th Great Scottish Run in Glasgow. Kilbarchan’s Hawkins, 23, and World Cross Country champion Korir, 22, pushed the three-time Commonwealth champion for most of the half marathon. But Kipsiro, 29, won in one hour two minutes 18 seconds — 24 seconds ahead …

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Japan yet to play their best — Eddie Jones : Rugby World Cup 2015

Japan yet to play their best — Eddie Jones : Rugby World Cup 2015

Japan head coach Eddie Jones says his side have more to give at the World Cup as they aim to reach the quarter-finals for the first time. Japan, who shocked South Africa in their opener, are third in Pool B after beating Samoa 25-6. «We still haven’t played as well as we can,» said ex-Australia coach Jones. «We probably left …

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England exit will not prompt ‘hasty reaction’ : Rugby World Cup 2015

England exit will not prompt ‘hasty reaction’ : Rugby World Cup 2015

England’s World Cup elimination will not prompt a «hasty reaction» over the future of head coach Stuart Lancaster, according to Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie. England were beaten 33-13 by Australia at Twickenham to become the first host nation eliminated at the group stage. «Lessons will be learnt in a calm and thorough manner in the fullness of …

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Finn Russell misses out for Scotland : Rugby World Cup 2015

Finn Russell misses out for Scotland : Rugby World Cup 2015

Duncan Weir will start at fly-half for Scotland against South Africa on Saturday after Finn Russell was confirmed as an injury absentee. Back-row Blair Cowan, who was called into the squad as an injury replacement, comes straight into a starting line-up showing 10 changes. Prop Gordon Reid and centre Richie Vernon will also make their first appearances of the Rugby …

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Jonathan Joseph back for England : Rugby World Cup

Jonathan Joseph back for England : Rugby World Cup

Jonathan Joseph has been recalled to the England starting line-up in place of Sam Burgess for Saturday’s crucial game against Australia. The centre, 24, missed the World Cup hosts’ 28-25 defeat by Wales with a chest injury but will be back alongside Brad Barritt in midfield at Twickenham. Number eight Ben Morgan and lock Joe Launchbury replace injured pair Billy …

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England ‘have panicked’ with team selection : Rugby World Cup 2015

England ‘have panicked’ with team selection : Rugby World Cup 2015

Wales coach Warren Gatland will be «laughing all the way to Twickenham» at the changes England are set to make for Saturday’s World Cup match, according to ex-Scotland captain Gavin Hastings. Meanwhile, injured centre Jonathan Joseph, 24, will be replaced by rugby league convert Sam Burgess, 26. «I think they have panicked with the selection,» Hastings told BBC Radio 5 …

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Australia 28-13 Fiji : Rugby World Cup 2015

Australia 28-13 Fiji : Rugby World Cup 2015

Australia made a stuttering start to their World Cup campaign as they failed to earn a bonus point in their win against Pool A rivals Fiji in Cardiff. An even start saw Australia’s Bernard Foley and Fiji’s Nemani Nadolo trade penalties, before the Wallabies took control with two David Pocock tries. Prop Sekope Kepu stepped over from close range to …

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