New Zealand punish pedestrian Ireland to secure Rugby World Cup semi-final spot

New Zealand punish pedestrian Ireland to secure Rugby World Cup semi-final spot

New Zealand will face England in next Saturday’s Rugby World Cup semi-finals after the All Blacks pummelled a flat Ireland 46-14 in Saturday’s last-eight clash in Tokyo.

The three-times champions had lost two of their last three matches against the Irish but Saturday’s performance better reflected the All Black’s overall record against the men in green which now stands at 29 wins to two defeats, with one draw.

After a tight opening 10 minutes, New Zealand flexed their peerless rugby muscles after which the result was never in doubt. The All Blacks ended with seven tries, the first two from scrumhalf Aaron Smith.

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China to further reduce tariffs and remove non-tariff barriers for foreign investors -Xinhua

China to further reduce tariffs and remove non-tariff barriers for foreign investors -Xinhua

China to further reduce tariffs and remove non-tariff barriers for foreign investors -Xinhua
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The Rugby World Cup morning headlines as Jonathan Davies trains with heavily strapped leg and Josh Adams goes after Shane Williams – Wales Online

The Rugby World Cup morning headlines as Jonathan Davies trains with heavily strapped leg and Josh Adams goes after Shane Williams – Wales Online

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Rugby World Cup: Ireland face New Zealand as they chase first semi-final – BBC Sport

Rugby World Cup: Ireland face New Zealand as they chase first semi-final – BBC Sport

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Japan v South Africa: Jamie Joseph promises Rugby World Cup surprise – BBC Sport

Coach Jamie Joseph says Japan will have the element of surprise against South Africa after he named his side for Sunday’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

While the Springboks have picked a powerful pack and six forward replacements, Joseph believes his team’s tactics are not so obvious.

“It is clear what South Africa are going to do,” he said.

“What is not so clear is what we are going to do; that is what I am looking forward to.”

— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/50094848