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#road to japan

# road-to-japan - Monday 4 March, 2019

Tickets for Ireland's World Cup warm-up Tests to go on sale next week

Wales will provide familiar opposition for Ireland as Joe Schmidt bids farewell to the Aviva Stadium.

# road-to-japan - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Canada close in on final World Cup place after win over Germany

They need just one point from their final game against Hong Kong.

# road-to-japan - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage.

# road-to-japan - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Samoa PM tells players to quit if they lose crunch play-off to reach Ireland's World Cup pool

He then predicted they’d reach the quarter-finals in Japan.

# road-to-japan - Friday 17 November, 2017

Schmidt excited to see how the depth chart holds up in 'acid test' against Fiji

Ireland’s head coach is counting down the matches before the 2019 World Cup, and he knows there are not many more chances to experiment.