RWC2019: Day 8 Update

Japan Rugby

Argentina 28 - 12 Tonga I thought this was a fairly average performance from the Pumas, and whilst they can be a dangerous team, England will start as favourites next weekend. They never really showed much in attack, although perhaps that was because it was never really required once they had scored

Rugby World Cup 2019 Contenders: Ireland

Tadhg Furlong

Twelve months out from the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Ireland appeared the likeliest side to dethrone New Zealand. They had power and precision, confidence and know-how, steel and guts. Fast forward to present day and the chances of the boys in green leaving Japan with the Webb Ellis

RWC 2019 Warm-up III: Ireland Team to Play England

Conor Murray

Ross Byrne makes his first start at fly-half in Ireland's team to play England. IRELAND Team: (Player/Club/Province/Caps) 15. Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster) 90 14. Jordan Larmour (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 14 13. Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster) 21 12. Bundee Aki (Galwegians/Connacht) 17 11. Jacob Stockdale (Lurgan/Ulster) 19 10. Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster) 2 9. Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster) 72 1. Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster) 89 2.