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Video: Rugby World Cup 2019 – POOL A

The 1014 take a look at Pool A for the 2019 RWC. Or, as it is now known in The Shed, #RWC2019PartyPool. Can the hosts upset one of the traditional big boys? Can Jamie Joseph and Tony Brown repeat the magic...
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The Rugby World Cup is less than two years away and the November Internationals are almost upon us. As such, the questions that all rugby fans should be asking is; how do you win a World Cup? What lessons can...
RWC23, where should it be held?

Where should RWC23 be held?

In a little over two months, on November 17th, World Rugby will decide who hosts the 2023 RWC. Here at The 1014 we have been asking the question about who should host it. We have asked people to take their...

Women’s World Cup Review

The Women's World Cup in Ireland has been a huge success. Record numbers of people watched matches, engaged in social media and some of the largest crowds for the game turned out. New Zealand's Black Ferns came out on top in...
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RWC 2019 – Pool of death and THE PARTY POOL!

The pools have been decided for RWC 2019. Alas, the English find themselves in the pool of death once more. But the great news is, there is a sneaky little pool that will be making a lot of noise.   BREAKING:...
KYOTO, JAPAN - MAY 09: The Webb Ellis Cup stands at Nijo Castle on the eve of the Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 Pool Draw, on May 9, 2017 in Kyoto, Japan. The Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 draw takes place on May 10, in Kyoto, Japan. (Photo by Dave Rogers - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)

2019 RWC: Our old adversaries and South Africa

The draw in Kyoto yesterday for the 2019 RWC sees the All Blacks in line to face their old adversaries and South Africa. For the sixth time in nine World Cups we will be facing the Italians in pool play....