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#Pool B

# pool-b - Thursday 19 September, 2019

All Blacks name strong XV as Hansen accuses Erasmus of pressuring referee

The Kiwis have gone for Ryan Crotty and Anton Lienert-Brown in midfield.

# pool-b - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Rassie's revolution makes for a mouth-watering opening weekend

No prizes for predicting who will qualify from Pool, but in what order?

# pool-b - Sunday 13 August, 2017

England didn't need to be at their best to run in 10 tries against Italy

The Azzurri were able to knock the champions a little off their stride and scored a terrific try of their own in the first half.

# pool-b - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Wait, what if...? How Ireland's and other World Cup pools will be decided

A win over France would make this a whole lot less complicated.

# pool-b - Monday 5 October, 2015

Cork's John Quill starts for USA opposite a mean-looking Springbok back row

The former Dolphin man starts at openside with head coach Mike Tolkin keeping one eye on their pool finale against Japan.

# pool-b - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Duncan's dazzling run and more highlights from South Africa v Scotland Pool B This post contains videos

Duncan's dazzling run and more highlights from South Africa v Scotland

Weir’s intercept and breakaway gave Vern Cotter’s side second half hope.

# pool-b - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Ruan Pienaar again left out as Springboks make three changes for Scotland

Pienaar on the bench again as Fourie du Preez captains the side.

# pool-b - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Scotland shrug off USA challenge to claim second-half bonus point

Scotland have played twice in four days and top Pool B with 10 points from 10.

Jean de Villiers went back on the field with a broken jaw yesterday, but now he's out of the RWC

Jan Serfontein has been called up to replace the luckless skipper.

# pool-b - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Pietersen hat-trick gets Springboks back on track with bonus point win over Samoa

The ‘Boks are back after running in six against Samoa.

# pool-b - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Samoa pick one-time Ulster number 10 for battle with wounded Springboks

Mike Stanley is one of three changes to the side that overcame USA on the opening weekend.

# pool-b - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

'We just ran out of energy': Second half proves too much for Japan against slick Scotland Brave Blossoms This post contains videos

'We just ran out of energy': Second half proves too much for Japan against slick Scotland

Japan gave Scotland plenty to worry about in the opening 50 minutes, but ended up conceding five tries.

# pool-b - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Brilliant Brave Blossoms stun South Africa Wow

Brilliant Brave Blossoms stun South Africa

Japan have caused the biggest shock in Rugby World Cup history.

# pool-b - Friday 18 September, 2015

Dubliner AJ MacGinty starts at 10 for USA's World Cup showdown with Samoa

And there’s a strong Connacht connection in the Pacific islanders’ back row.

# pool-b - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish-influenced Eagles out to impress, but Boks likely winners in Pool B

Heyneke Meyer’s South Africa are clear contenders to win the World Cup outright.

# pool-b - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

How does this morning's hefty defeat affect Ireland's chances of World Cup progression?

And what in the world is net run-rate and why is it important?

# pool-b - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final Preview This post contains videos

Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final

First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.

# pool-b - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

'We know the enormity of the task in front us' - Ireland captain Coghlan

Philip Doyle’s side face four-time world champions New Zealand this evening in Marcoussis.

# pool-b - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish

Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.

# pool-b - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Ireland Women to face New Zealand in 2014 World Cup pool

The draw for the Women’s Rugby World Cup took place in Paris this morning.

# pool-b - Sunday 2 October, 2011

As it happened: Argentina v Georgia

With their place in the quarter-finals at stake, the Pumas were all set to duke it out with Georgia. Could they come out on top? Review our live coverage to find out.

# pool-b - Saturday 10 September, 2011

As it happened: Scotland 34 - 24 Romania

Scotland had a narrow escape against Romania in their first outing at the Rugby World Cup. Read how the action unfolded with our minute-by-minute recap.