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Rugby World Cup: Ireland not thinking beyond Scotland, says Johnny Sexton

Johnny Sexton captained Ireland to a hard-fought win over South Africa at Stage de France Johnny Sexton says Ireland are not thinking beyond their next game against Scotland as they seek to avoid a repeat of previous World Cup failures. Saturday’s 13-8 win over South Africa left the Irish within touching distance of a quarter-final […]

Solheim Cup: Carlota Ciganda delivered for Europe against US at course not fit for purpose

Dame Laura Davies says it was no coincidence that Spain’s Carlotta Ciganda ensured Europe retained the Solheim Cup on the Costa del Sol. Britain’s most enduring and successful female golfer also ranks the thrilling climax to the continent’s defence of the trophy as one of the most exciting she has ever witnessed. And it is […]

Rugby World Cup 2023 kick-off times: How to follow on the BBC, fixture list, results, pools and tournament rules

Hosts: France Dates: 8 September to 28 October Coverage: Full commentary of every game across BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. The 10th Rugby World Cup takes place in France from 8 September until 28 October. You can follow live commentary […]

Rugby World Cup: All roads lead to Marseille after special night for Wales in Lyon

It is still quite hard for anyone to comprehend what we witnessed in Lyon. Certainly not one stunned Wales supporter as he left the stadium: “Forty points. Against Australia. Forty points. I can’t believe it.” The thousands of Welsh fans fortunate to be at the OL Stadium will never forget the serene Sunday evening when […]

Rugby World Cup: Ireland skipper Sexton ‘like Lazarus’ in win over Springboks – Bowe

Johnny Sexton kicks through for Ireland in the victory over the Springboks in Paris Tommy Bowe hailed veteran Ireland captain Johnny Sexton’s powers of recovery in the epic 13-8 victory over South Africa at the Rugby World Cup. Sexton, 38, took a number of big hits but still kicked five points as the Irish triumphed […]

Laver Cup: Team World thrash Team Europe to retain trophy

Team World suffered four straight defeats by Team Europe when the tournament began in 2017 but have won the last two editions Team World thrashed Team Europe 13-2 to win the Laver Cup for a second successive year in Vancouver. Americans Ben Shelton and Frances Tiafoe beat Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz and Russia’s Andrey Rublev 7-6 […]

Rugby World Cup 2023: Handre Pollard to start for South Africa against Tonga, says Rassie Erasmus

Handre Pollard has been called up to the South Africa World Cup squad as injury cover for Malcolm Marx Rassie Erasmus says Handre Pollard will play for South Africa against Tonga in their final World Cup pool game. The Springboks failed to kick 11 points as fly-half Manie Libbok and scrum-half Faf de Klerk missed […]

Rugby World Cup: Wales fly-half Dan Biggar set to miss Georgia game with chest injury

Replacement fly-half Gareth Anscombe inspires Wales win Head coach Warren Gatland says fly-half Dan Biggar is looking at two weeks out after pulling a chest muscle in Wales’ convincing win over Australia. Biggar left the field after just 12 minutes and was replaced by Gareth Anscombe who produced a man-of-the match performance in the 40-6 […]

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