Tag Archives: Rugby World Cup

AP PHOTOS: Major moments in international sports in 2015

LONDON (AP) — From Serena Williams' near Grand Slam in tennis to Japan's shock defeat of South Africa in the Rugby World Cup & Barcelona's dominance on the football pitch,…

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Richie McCaw by the numbers

148 tests (1st all-time), 131 wins (1st all-time), 110 as captain (1st all-time), 97 wins as captain (1st all-time) Test debut: W Ireland 40-29, Dublin, Nov. 17, 2001 Last test:…

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Stuart Lancaster's England reign ended by Rugby World Cup failure

London (AFP) – Stuart Lancaster carried the can for England's woeful World Cup campaign when he stepped down as head coach on Wednesday. Lancaster's departure, three-and-a-half years after his appointment,…

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Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand, Australia has all the ingredients for a classic

LONDON – The two best teams in the tournament. Nos. 1 & 2 in the world. Archrivals. Neighbours. Records at stake. The Rugby World Cup may just have its perfect…

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New Zealand beats Australia 34-17, retains Rugby World Cup

LONDON (AP) — New Zealand capped one of the most dominant eras in rugby history by becoming the first team to retain the World Cup, repelling Australia's second-half resurgence in…

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Milestones in the Rugby World Cup final

LONDON (AP) — New Zealand became the first team to win three Rugby World Cups. New Zealand became the first team to successfully defend the RWC. New Zealand extended its…

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Australia goes down fighting in Rugby World Cup final

LONDON (AP) — In a Rugby World Cup final few expected them to reach, the Wallabies produced a comeback that seemed improbable at halftime. Rather than capitulating under the might…

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Springboks finish 3rd at Rugby World Cup

LONDON (AP) — South Africa finished third in the Rugby World Cup after subduing Argentina 24-13 on Friday in a consolation playoff that only the players will remember. Both sides…

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Rugby World Cup gets ideal final in New Zealand vs Australia

LONDON (AP) — The two best teams in the tournament. Nos. 1 & 2 in the world. Archrivals. Neighbors. Records at stake. The Rugby World Cup may just have its…

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Route to Rugby World Cup final for New Zealand, Australia

LONDON (AP) — New Zealand & Australia have won all of their games en route to the Rugby World Cup final. Here's how they arrived at the showpiece at Twickenham…

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