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#Pool D

# pool-d - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Wales make heavy weather of it, but beat Uruguay to set up quarter-final clash with France
# Gats Enough
# Gats Enough

Wales make heavy weather of it, but beat Uruguay to set up quarter-final clash with France

Oct 13th 2019, 11:08 AM 14,872 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men were on a four-day turnaround and struggled to put the South Americans away.

# pool-d - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Wales secure quarter-final berth after bruising battle against Fiji
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

Wales secure quarter-final berth after bruising battle against Fiji

Oct 9th 2019, 1:05 PM 12,640 Views 20 Comments

A sickening blow to Dan Biggar’s head will pose an injury concern for Warren Gatland’s side.

As it happened: Wales v Fiji, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v Fiji, Rugby World Cup

Oct 9th 2019, 9:57 AM 45,047 Views 8 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Warren Gatland’s men took their chance to reach the quarter-finals.

# pool-d - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Gatland's Wales hold off Wallabies comeback to claim thrilling World Cup win
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Gatland's Wales hold off Wallabies comeback to claim thrilling World Cup win

Sep 29th 2019, 10:55 AM 12,509 Views 22 Comments

Wales seize control of Pool D after a brilliant Test match in Tokyo.

Georgia crush giant-killers Uruguay with bonus-point victory
# Comprehensive
# Comprehensive

Georgia crush giant-killers Uruguay with bonus-point victory

Sep 29th 2019, 8:48 AM 8,258 Views 4 Comments

The popular South American side were unable to pull off another shock win.

# pool-d - Friday 27 September, 2019

AWJ reaches record caps haul as Cheika changes his playmakers
# Pool D
# Pool D

AWJ reaches record caps haul as Cheika changes his playmakers

Sep 27th 2019, 9:33 AM 10,439 Views 7 Comments

The brilliant second row eclipses Gethin Jenkins record as he prepares to run out for a 130th international appearance.

# pool-d - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Corkman Quill red-carded as England overpower USA
# Pool D
# Pool D

Corkman Quill red-carded as England overpower USA

Sep 26th 2019, 2:14 PM 22,096 Views 22 Comments

The former Dolphin back row is the first player to be sent off in this tournament.

# pool-d - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Uruguay pull off massive shock with World Cup win over Fiji
# Beefy
# Beefy

Uruguay pull off massive shock with World Cup win over Fiji

Sep 25th 2019, 8:27 AM 35,598 Views 33 Comments

Fiji scored five tries and come away with two bonus points, but the boot of Berchesi kept Uruguay’s lead in tact.

# pool-d - Monday 23 September, 2019

Wales carve their way through Georgia and grab bonus point victory
# Pool D
# Pool D

Wales carve their way through Georgia and grab bonus point victory

Sep 23rd 2019, 1:44 PM 21,238 Views 9 Comments

Wales barely had a glove laid on them as they raced out into an early lead.

# pool-d - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Warrior Lealiifano poised to star in World Cup after overcoming leukaemia
# Iron Will
# Iron Will

Warrior Lealiifano poised to star in World Cup after overcoming leukaemia

Sep 19th 2019, 6:30 PM 4,964 Views 4 Comments

The Australian out-half took on a stint with Ulster as he mounted his return to top class rugby.

Radradra on Fiji's wing as Cheika pairs Hooper and Pocock in Wallaby back row
# Pool D
# Pool D

Radradra on Fiji's wing as Cheika pairs Hooper and Pocock in Wallaby back row

Sep 19th 2019, 11:32 AM 5,614 Views 5 Comments

The Australia coach was reluctant to suggest that the duo could also start together against Wales in week two.

# pool-d - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Ireland will meet Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final
# We Meet Again
# We Meet Again

Ireland will meet Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Oct 11th 2015, 6:45 PM 30,881 Views 26 Comments

Bring it on.

'Nothing up Ireland's sleeve', but they have the tools to take France down
# Clear And Present Danger
# Clear And Present Danger

'Nothing up Ireland's sleeve', but they have the tools to take France down

Oct 11th 2015, 6:10 AM 5,855 Views 2 Comments

The Pool D decider is the biggest game of the World Cup weekend.

# pool-d - Saturday 10 October, 2015

'Sexton? Leave him to Thierry': France determined not to look backwards before Pool D decider
# Dusautoir's Company...
# Dusautoir's Company...

'Sexton? Leave him to Thierry': France determined not to look backwards before Pool D decider

Oct 10th 2015, 5:23 PM 8,308 Views 9 Comments

The form of the last four years is no concern for captain Thierry Dusautoir.

'We plug guys in really well': O'Connell confident Earls can cope with Bastareaud
# D For Decider
# D For Decider

'We plug guys in really well': O'Connell confident Earls can cope with Bastareaud

Oct 10th 2015, 4:32 PM 5,945 Views 25 Comments

With a little help from his friends.

'Tough to lose one of the family': Ireland squad feel for Payne but must move on instantly
# Payne Game
# Payne Game

'Tough to lose one of the family': Ireland squad feel for Payne but must move on instantly

Oct 10th 2015, 1:09 PM 10,378 Views 14 Comments

Injury to the Ulster man made for a funereal atmosphere immediately after today’s Captain’s Run in Cardiff.

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris
# Operation Beat France
# Operation Beat France

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris

Oct 10th 2015, 8:24 AM 7,291 Views 3 Comments

The retired blindside could be among the Ireland ranks under different circumstances this weekend, and he knows the hurt they carry into this World Cup.

# pool-d - Friday 9 October, 2015

'We're in for one of the biggest weeks of our lives, it's good to be involved' -- Peter O'Mahony
# Pumped
# Pumped

'We're in for one of the biggest weeks of our lives, it's good to be involved' -- Peter O'Mahony

Oct 9th 2015, 4:33 PM 4,451 Views 11 Comments

The blindside will be the key component of Ireland’s breakdown strategy against France.

5 talking points on Ireland's team for the massive RWC clash with France
# Opinion
# Opinion

5 talking points on Ireland's team for the massive RWC clash with France

Oct 9th 2015, 2:33 PM 10,903 Views 29 Comments

Keith Earls has a man mountain of a task ahead of him.

Earls a surprise pick at 13 for Ireland as Payne misses out on France clash
# Team News
# Team News

Earls a surprise pick at 13 for Ireland as Payne misses out on France clash

Oct 9th 2015, 2:28 PM 38,558 Views 164 Comments

Here’s the Ireland side to face the French.

# pool-d - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Sexton 'slow getting rid of the ball, I will hunt him,' says ex-Racing team-mate
# Bad Blood
# Bad Blood

Sexton 'slow getting rid of the ball, I will hunt him,' says ex-Racing team-mate

Oct 8th 2015, 11:01 PM 9,196 Views 18 Comments

Cheers, pal.

# pool-d - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Breakdown entry points a key work-on before grand pool finale against France -- Cronin
# Work The Angle
# Work The Angle

Breakdown entry points a key work-on before grand pool finale against France -- Cronin

Oct 6th 2015, 5:30 PM 4,470 Views 1 Comment

The hooker wants his team-mates to get down and dirty in the ruck.

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

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

Oct 6th 2015, 5:23 PM 10,623 Views 10 Comments

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

Reactions to poor performances have defined Joe Schmidt's time in charge of Ireland
# Bouncebackability
# Bouncebackability

Reactions to poor performances have defined Joe Schmidt's time in charge of Ireland

Oct 6th 2015, 3:27 PM 9,095 Views 7 Comments

Sunday’s unimpressive win over Italy was among the worst days under the Kiwi coach, but the four points are in the bag and destiny is in Ireland’s hands.

France are so bullish about beating Ireland they've descended to sarcasm
# Bleuwatch
# Bleuwatch

France are so bullish about beating Ireland they've descended to sarcasm

Oct 6th 2015, 10:59 AM 21,460 Views 43 Comments

It’s game week and we’re pretty sure which France is going to turn up: World Cup France.

# pool-d - Sunday 4 October, 2015

'I don't think it's a reality check, we're a very grounded group'
# Winning Ugly
# Winning Ugly

'I don't think it's a reality check, we're a very grounded group'

Oct 4th 2015, 8:31 PM 2,261 Views 16 Comments

Sexton says the presence of Sergio Parisse had a big impact on the game.

How we rated Ireland as they sneaked through Italy test
# On Your Marks!
# On Your Marks!

How we rated Ireland as they sneaked through Italy test

Oct 4th 2015, 7:06 PM 5,954 Views 112 Comments

It wasn’t pretty, but Ireland are in the quarter-finals.

# pool-d - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Letter from London: Schmidt's men return to the big city lights for Italian test
# London Calling
# London Calling

Letter from London: Schmidt's men return to the big city lights for Italian test

Oct 3rd 2015, 5:33 PM 17,554 Views 5 Comments

After a quiet week of hard work in Guildford, Ireland headed back into the English capital yesterday afternoon.

# pool-d - Friday 2 October, 2015

Sergio Parisse has been passed fit and starts against Ireland on Sunday
# Guess Who's Back?
# Guess Who's Back?

Sergio Parisse has been passed fit and starts against Ireland on Sunday

Oct 2nd 2015, 3:08 PM 4,235 Views 5 Comments

Parisse returns as one of five changes for Jacques Brunel’s side.

# pool-d - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'Next time I’m upset, we’ll go under the showers': France coach won't be holding his temper
# Steaming
# Steaming

'Next time I’m upset, we’ll go under the showers': France coach won't be holding his temper

Sep 30th 2015, 11:54 AM 6,645 Views 2 Comments

PSA has also made an interesting selection in his back three that may help counter-act Ireland’s Garryowens.

# pool-d - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Try of the World Cup so far? Canada tore Italy to shreds for this score
# Coast To Coast
# Coast To Coast

Try of the World Cup so far? Canada tore Italy to shreds for this score

Sep 26th 2015, 7:34 PM 8,626 Views 2 Comments

DTH, take a bow.

Canada left to rue missed chances as Italy narrowly avoid scare
# Pool D
# Pool D

Canada left to rue missed chances as Italy narrowly avoid scare

Sep 26th 2015, 4:23 PM 11,301 Views 31 Comments

Kieran Crowley’s side made this a thrilling encounter in Leeds.

# pool-d - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Sexton and Henshaw 'fit and available' for Ireland's RWC date with Romania
# Pool D
# Pool D

Sexton and Henshaw 'fit and available' for Ireland's RWC date with Romania

Sep 24th 2015, 3:29 PM 14,554 Views 19 Comments

The message from Ireland’s camp today? Everyone’s grand, thanks for asking.

Italy's Bergamasco in line to equal record by featuring in 5th Rugby World Cup
# Team-sheets
# Team-sheets

Italy's Bergamasco in line to equal record by featuring in 5th Rugby World Cup

Sep 24th 2015, 1:12 PM 7,776 Views 2 Comments

Italy are still without Sergio Parisse and they’ll meet a Canada side showing six changes from the loss to Ireland.

Romania's late consolation try celebrations were incredibly joyful last night
# Pool D
# Pool D

Romania's late consolation try celebrations were incredibly joyful last night

Sep 24th 2015, 10:50 AM 5,517 Views 2 Comments

Awww, would ya look at their happy wee faces!

# pool-d - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Video analysis: Ireland use a Joe Schmidt power play to cut Canada apart
# Schmidt Special
# Schmidt Special

Video analysis: Ireland use a Joe Schmidt power play to cut Canada apart

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:59 PM 21,370 Views 22 Comments

We break down one of Ireland’s seven tries against the Canadians in their World Cup opener.

# pool-d - Saturday 19 September, 2015

As it happened: Ireland v Canada, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Canada, Rugby World Cup

Sep 19th 2015, 2:33 PM 52,984 Views 66 Comments

We’re going minute-by-minute as Ireland begin their World Cup journey against Jamie Cudmore’s Canada.

# pool-d - Friday 18 September, 2015

French doubts could inspire Les Bleus, according to Wesley Fofana's cool new ad
# The Game Starts Here
# The Game Starts Here

French doubts could inspire Les Bleus, according to Wesley Fofana's cool new ad

Sep 18th 2015, 9:23 AM 2,693 Views 1 Comment

Richie McCaw is also putting on his headphones to crush some Union Jack-emblazoned cars.

# pool-d - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Parisse and Fofana miss out as Ireland's pool rivals go head-to-head
# Pool D
# Pool D

Parisse and Fofana miss out as Ireland's pool rivals go head-to-head

Sep 17th 2015, 3:07 PM 5,599 Views 5 Comments

These are pretty close to the teams Ireland will expect to face a few weeks down the line.

# pool-d - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Ireland will 'pay a huge amount of respect' to Canada's Jamie Cudmore
# Enforcer
# Enforcer

Ireland will 'pay a huge amount of respect' to Canada's Jamie Cudmore

Sep 15th 2015, 2:31 PM 7,808 Views 12 Comments

Peter O’Mahony says Ireland have looked at the Canada second row in depth.

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