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From The42 England go with all three out-halves in starting line-up for Uruguay Dead Rubber

England go with all three out-halves in starting line-up for Uruguay

And not a Sam Burgess in sight.

From The42 'Tough day, yeah': England's Mike Brown really, really didn't want to talk after that Wales defeat Swing Low ... This post contains videos
From The42 Canada left to rue missed chances as Italy narrowly avoid scare Pool D

Canada left to rue missed chances as Italy narrowly avoid scare

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

From The42 Toughest, talkative, inspirational? A dozen team-mate questions for Jamie Heaslip Superlatives

Toughest, talkative, inspirational? A dozen team-mate questions for Jamie Heaslip

Mike Ross will be suped up and ready to prove Heaslip wrong.

From The42 'At scrum time, God it was punishing stuff': Keith Wood looks back on a run-in with Romania Captain Fantastic

'At scrum time, God it was punishing stuff': Keith Wood looks back on a run-in with Romania

The legendary hooker scored the last time we faced Romania in a World Cup, but it wasn’t easy going.

From The42 TV, tunes and inventing the iPad: Keeping Irish minds as busy as bodies key to sharpness Happy Campers

TV, tunes and inventing the iPad: Keeping Irish minds as busy as bodies key to sharpness

Distractions from the day-to-day slog of training in camp is easier than it ever was, says Keith Wood.

From The42 Cian Healy is bringing some Conor McGregor spirit to Ireland's World Cup camp Here To Take Over

Cian Healy is bringing some Conor McGregor spirit to Ireland's World Cup camp

The Notorious had 31 extra autographs to sign.

From The42 'The unbelievable was happening before my eyes': Doug Howlett's World Cup memories Unfulfilled

'The unbelievable was happening before my eyes': Doug Howlett's World Cup memories

New Zealand’s record try-scorer doesn’t have a World Cup medal to his name, but he takes pride from just making it there.

From The42 As you were: South African court allows Springboks to go and compete in Rugby World Cup Transformation

As you were: South African court allows Springboks to go and compete in Rugby World Cup

The judge in the Pretoria high court did criticise the pace of racial integration in the setup however.

From The42 Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw's carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect BONG This post contains videos

Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw's carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect

Also featuring what can only be a further sneak peak at George Hook’s erotic novel.

From The42 Ian Madigan has been practicing for scrum-half duties on his own all summer Dial 9

Ian Madigan has been practicing for scrum-half duties on his own all summer

Joe Schmidt sounded the utility back out about the possibility of covering an extra position last season.

From The42 Darren Cave looks like the world's happiest centre in Ireland's squad mugshots Rwc Squads This post contains images

Darren Cave looks like the world's happiest centre in Ireland's squad mugshots

Some of the squad looked more prepared for class photo day than others.

From The42 Before Tadhg Furlong was World Cup-bound, he was dominating GAA pitches in Wexford Eye Of The Tadhg-er This post contains videos

Before Tadhg Furlong was World Cup-bound, he was dominating GAA pitches in Wexford

Furlong was too big and too fast for his peers on the football field.

From The42 6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad Opinion

6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad

Bolters, no third nine and Ulster’s record try-scorer left out. Joe Schmidt made some controversial calls today.

From The42 Highlanders hero Tanaka one of two scrum-halves picked for Japan squad Brave Blossoms

Highlanders hero Tanaka one of two scrum-halves picked for Japan squad

Coach Eddie Jones has also defended the number of overseas-born players plying their trade for Japan.

From The42 Gatland willing to start without Warburton after Tipuric's 'best performance in a Welsh jersey' Open Season

Gatland willing to start without Warburton after Tipuric's 'best performance in a Welsh jersey'

There’s only room for one lucky seven at a time the starting line-up.

From The42 Tadhg Furlong 'a very proud representative of New Ross' after Ireland debut Wexford Beef

Tadhg Furlong 'a very proud representative of New Ross' after Ireland debut

Furlong’s first cap was also a first for his club.

From The42 The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians Water Park This post contains videos

The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians

It wasn’t a very good rugby debut for Queen Elizabeth Park.

From The42 Ireland's World Cup pool rivals Italy hit for 6 by Scotland Pool D

Ireland's World Cup pool rivals Italy hit for 6 by Scotland

Only a defensive howler allowed the Azzurri on the scoreboard.

From The42 In pictures: Paul O'Connell waves goodbye after last home Test Leaving Lansdowne
From The42 Here's how Ireland rated in a bruising battle with Wales Out Of 10

Here's how Ireland rated in a bruising battle with Wales

It was an intense and difficult day for Joe Schmidt’s men.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Wales, summer international Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, summer international

We’re going minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt dims the lights at the last chance saloon.

The perfect 5: Paul O'Connell's stand-out internationals on Irish soil

Lansdowne Road just won’t be the same without him.

From The42 'You regret a mistake in training almost much as in a match': Ireland's short-term focus for continued progress Thanks Paulie

'You regret a mistake in training almost much as in a match': Ireland's short-term focus for continued progress

Continued progress means continued success for Paul O’Connell as he waves farewell to Ireland.

From The42 'If I could take back the times I used to slag John Hayes, I would' -- Paul O'Connell Constant Abuse

'If I could take back the times I used to slag John Hayes, I would' -- Paul O'Connell

Regrets, Paul O’Connell has a few as he heads in to his final international on home turf.

From The42 O'Connell's greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory The Daddy

O'Connell's greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory

The fresh memories are the sweetest for Ireland’s captain fantastic.

From The42 In pics: Paul O'Connell goes through his paces before last home appearance for Ireland Thanks Paulie

In pics: Paul O'Connell goes through his paces before last home appearance for Ireland

Plus, there are the very welcome sights of Cian Healy and Marty Moore in full training.

From The42 The42 writers pick their 31-man Ireland Rugby World Cup squad Joe's Job
From The42 England set to omit in-form Cipriani from Rugby World Cup squad -- reports England 2015

England set to omit in-form Cipriani from Rugby World Cup squad -- reports

George Ford and Owen Farrell are Lancaster’s immovable 10s.

From The42 The breakout stars set to take the Rugby World Cup by storm Nkotb This post contains videos

The breakout stars set to take the Rugby World Cup by storm

Here are the fresh faces you’ll be seeing a whole lot more of in September.

From The42 'We still don’t have a concrete 31': Ireland coaches sharpen axes for final RWC cut Boarding Cards

'We still don’t have a concrete 31': Ireland coaches sharpen axes for final RWC cut

Joe Schmidt has a lot of difficult conversations ahead of him this weekend.

Paddy Jackson reveals all about his not-creepy-at-all night time antics

Okay, maybe that would be a bit creepy.

From The42 Andrew Trimble passed fit to play, but every hour counts for Cian Healy Prop The Clock

Andrew Trimble passed fit to play, but every hour counts for Cian Healy

The prop showed some promising signs in today’s training session, according to Les Kiss.

From The42 Trinh-Duc misses out as France name 31-man squad for Rugby World Cup Le Cut
From The42 Yoann Huget showed that his boots are made for more than just stamping Dangerous Man

Yoann Huget showed that his boots are made for more than just stamping

The winger’s try killed off English hopes in Paris last night.

From The42 Will Genia left 'a bit embarrassed' over RWC inclusion at White's expense Will There's A Way This post contains videos

Will Genia left 'a bit embarrassed' over RWC inclusion at White's expense

Meanwhile, Fiji have included Crusaders star Nemani Nadolo in their 31-man squad.

From The42 England's Mike Brown 'massively excited' for return after 5 months out with concussion Sweet Chariot

England's Mike Brown 'massively excited' for return after 5 months out with concussion

The Harlequins fullback will start in this weekend’s Test against France.

From The42 'Mentally tougher' Ireland won't fall into complacency trap -- Rob Kearney EVER-IMPROVING

'Mentally tougher' Ireland won't fall into complacency trap -- Rob Kearney

The fullback is adamant the world’s second-ranked side cannot afford to rest on their laurels.

From The42 What's the story with Wales v Ireland not being on TV? Explainer

What's the story with Wales v Ireland not being on TV?

Here’s how you can get the big game on the big screen.

From The42 'Some guys won't make the plane, but you've got to die trying' Fergie Time

'Some guys won't make the plane, but you've got to die trying'

Fergus McFadden won’t be dragged out of his positive mental state by speculation about squad cuts.

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