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Fiji through to face England despite shock Portugal loss as Australia crash out

Fiji advanced to face England in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, eliminating Australia, despite suffering a stunning 24-23 loss to Portugal who secured their first ever win in this tournament at the eighth attempt.

Solomone Kate

Tonga beat Romania to finish World Cup campaign with a flourish

Tonga beat Romania 45-24 in the final Pool B game at the World Cup.

Jasper Wiese

Boks buckle up for massive Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France

The Springboks are embracing the challenge of facing the 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts, France, at Stade de France in the last of four quarter-finals on Sunday.

Andy Farrell

Ireland coach on Rugby World Cup quarter-final against All Blacks: It's as tough as it gets

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell is relishing facing three-time Rugby World Cup champions New Zealand in the last eight after their demolition of Scotland on Saturday.

Gregor Townsend

Ireland were too good, admits Scotland coach Gregor Townsend

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend gave credit to a rampant Irish side that trounced his charges 36-14 to knock the Scots out of the Rugby World Cup in Paris on Saturday.

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Rugby World Cup: England given a scare but eventually sneak past Samoa

England were forced to dig deep in an 18-17 victory over Samoa that will have left probable World Cup quarter-final opponents Fiji licking their lips.