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England Slip To Two-Year Low In Latest World Rugby Rankings

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 09: Eddie Jones, the England head coach, shakes hands with team captain Owen Farrell (R) after their defeat during the first test match between South Africa and England at Elllis Park on June 9, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England’s poor form in 2018 has seen them slip out of the World Rugby rankings top three. Eddie Jones’ side began their South African tour with a 42-39 defeat to the Springboks in Johannesburg – their fourth test defeat in a row – and having fallen behind Ireland earlier in the year, England have slipped below Australia into fourth place. It is …

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Winners & Losers From A Wild Weekend Of Sport

After a busy weekend that saw shocks aplenty, let’s take a look at the winners and losers from the last few days of sporting action. _____ Winners: Waterford Footballers It was a historic weekend for The Deise footballers. A 3-14 to 1-18 victory over neighbours Wexford gave Waterford their first championship win since 2011. Tom McGlinchey’s men proved too strong …

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Ireland 7s Lose Out To Both Canada & Fiji In Paris 7s

Ireland came up short against both Canada and Fiji in today’s Paris 7s quarter-final and fifth-place semi-final matchups in the Stade Jean-Bouin. It was an unfortunate pair of losses for the Irish 7s today as they succumbed to crushing defeats at the hands of both Canada and Fiji by a pair of scorelines reading 19-5 and 38-5. Stade Jean-Bouin was …

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Five Big Questions From Ireland’s Last-Gasp Victory Over USA

International Friendly, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 2/6/2018 Republic of Ireland vs USA Ireland's Alan Judge celebrates his late goal with his teammate

Ireland sealed a victory over the United States on Saturday night courtesy of a last-gasp winner by substitute Alan Judge. The Boys in Green had to come from behind to grind out the win against a largely inexperienced American side, with Judge’s last-gasp strike coming after Graham Burke’s equaliser just before the hour mark. Overall, it was a performance and …

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