New Zealand’s Richie Mo’unga (centre) and Sevu Reece (right) celebrate scoring a try during their Rugby World Cup quarter-final win over Ireland. Photo: EPA

All Blacks on course to become unusual breed of World Cup winners in Japan

  • Youthful New Zealand side trounce Ireland in Tokyo
  • All Blacks will be big favourites in the semi-finals against England
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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New Zealand’s Richie Mo’unga (centre) and Sevu Reece (right) celebrate scoring a try during their Rugby World Cup quarter-final win over Ireland. Photo: EPA
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Some neighbourhoods are feeling the buzz of the Rugby World Cup more than others. Photo: Baird Beer Tap room
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Rugby World Cup: looking for a rugby buzz in multifaceted and sprawling Tokyo

  • Despite four huge matches on the card this weekend including the Japanese team, the Rugby World Cup has to share the stage in the world’s largest city.

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Some neighbourhoods are feeling the buzz of the Rugby World Cup more than others. Photo: Baird Beer Tap room
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