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Spirited Scotland fall short against the Mighty Blossoms

We have had anticipation, excitement and world-class rugby. Japan 2019 has left nothing to the imagination, gifting rugby fans worldwide with a tournament destined for the history books. The recent fixture between Japan and Scotland was to be no different. Storm Hagibis threatened the Scottish side with an automatic knock-out from the tournament. Having not […]

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Rugby World Cup 2019: quarter-final assessment

England vs Australia Prior to the clash, Japan 2019 had not yet really tested England. Their match against Argentina was rendered null as a contest when an early red card ended the South Americans’ chances of victory. The game against France was then called off due to Typhoon Hagibis and the men in white had […]

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Dominant England defeat All Blacks in thrilling semi-final: the view from the sofa

The day had arrived. Sleepless nights rose into restless mornings. Weeks of waiting, four years of yearning, had arrived at this Scottish Saturday sunrise. The motley group begin to emerge from their slumbers: the rugby-bred bunch of boys hungry for entertainment, shunning their books for a day of voyeuristic delight, the buoyant Biomed student determined […]

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Rugby World Cup Preview: how will the Home Nations do?

After a glorious summer dominated by the successes of England’s cricketing heroes, football and rugby have returned to our screens and back pages, fighting for supremacy in the national sporting consciousness. The Premier League has produced several shocks already, none more unexpected than newly-promoted Norwich’s victory over reigning champions Manchester City. One man who would […]