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Paul Mullen of the United States: ‘If you told me that NBA players would know of the rugby team eight years ago, I wouldn’t have believed it. To me, that says a lot.’ Photograph: Adam Pretty/World Rugby via Getty Images

On Monday, the Houston Rockets basketball team breezed into Tokyo as part of the NBA’S barnstorming tour of Asia, a market of unfathomable riches. Sev(...)

USA’s Irish born outhalf AJ MacGinty during his team’s defeat to France. Photograph: Getty Images

France 33 USA 9 Now this was fun. France beat the USA 33-9, and scored five tries doing it, four of them utterly glorious. The last three came in the(...)

England winger Joe Cokanasiga  is tackled by USA prop David Ainuu as he runs in to score a try during Rugby World Cup Pool C at the Kobe Misaki Stadium. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

The hardest yards at the Rugby World Cup come in midweek, when the big dogs bark and the yappy ones get chomped. How do you cover a game where everyon(...)

Owen Farrell of England receives medical treatment during the Rugby World Cup match against USA. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

England 45 USA 7 Tough love for Owen Farrell in Japan. Held back by Eddie Jones as a replacement for this on his birthday, the Saracens playmaker was(...)

A USA  team picture at Kobe Misaki Stadium ahead of their match against England. Photograph: Getty Images

Gary Gold described England as a side with no detectable weaknesses but is confident his side will expose a few when they become the final team to deb(...)

Eddie Jones: “If they play for the team they have a better chance of putting themselves in the selection mix. It’s a marathon. The World Cup is not a sprint.” Photograph: Filippo Montefore/AFP/Getty

In the kaleidoscopic mind of Eddie Jones, the USA’s rugby players have spent a few baking days in the old battle grounds of Okinawa taking Full Metal (...)

Billy Vunipola retains his place in the England XV for Thursday’s clash with the USA. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Pool C: England v USA, Thursday September 26th, Kobe City (kick-off 11.45am) Billy Vunipola is one of five England players who will start their secon(...)

AJ MacGinty starts for the USA against England on Thursday. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Cardiff wing Blaine Scully will lead the USA into their World Cup opener against England at Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday. The 31-year-old veteran (...)

Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge in training. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

If Irish supporters had never heard of Alan Judge before June 2nd, 2018 they surely would have become an instant hero that day. The Dubliner came on w(...)

Jean Kleyn and James Ryan are two of Ireland’s secondrow options. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Pool A Ireland Backs: Conor Murray, Luke McGrath, Johnny Sexton, Joey Carbery, Jack Carty, Bundee Aki, Robbie Henshaw, Garry Ringrose, Chris Farrell(...)

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