France outgun Italy in thrilling encounter

France followed up their impressive win over England with a mixed 35-22 win over a battling Italy on Sunday. Les Bleus looked set to run away with the game after scoring two early tries, but lost focus at crucial times, allowing Italy to creep back into the game.

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Wales leave it late to deny 14 man France

A dramatic late Ross Moriarty try booked Wales a World Cup semi-final place at the expense of 14-man France as Warren Gatland’s side came from behind to win 20-19 in Oita.

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Super Typhoon Hagibis sees two World Cup games cancelled

World Rugby and World Cup tournament organisers have taken the unprecedented step of cancelling England v France and New Zealand v Italy due to the arrival of super Typhoon Hagibis in Japan.

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France survive late Tongan scare to book place in quarters

France secured their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 23-21 victory over Tonga at the Kumamoto Stadium. Tonga pegged back a 17-point deficit but ran out of time to draw level.

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France forced to work to see off dogged USA

France made heavy work of it at times but finished strongly to secure their second win of the Rugby World Cup with a bonus-point 33-9 victory over the United States.

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