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16 May
New Zealand's national women's team, the Black Ferns, showcase their own version of the haka at an exhibition in Auckland. Team captain Lesley Ketu says the fearsome Maori challenge would motivate the five-time World Cup winners as they defend their title on home soil for the first time.
4 Nov 2019
Excitement in South Africa as Springboks face England in Rugby World Cup final
15 Oct 2019
Organizers canceled all practice and qualifying sessions for the Formula One Grand Prix car race and several rugby World Cup matches as a typhoon approaches. Past tragedy won't let them take any chances.
11 Oct 2019
Rugby World Cup: Cancellation controversies
10 Oct 2019
France players train in Kumamoto, ahead of their final Rugby World Cup pool game, against England.
26 Jan 2018
Ren-G, the official mascots for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, are unveiled
27 Aug 2017
New Zealand captain Fiao'o Fa'amausili dedicates the Black Ferns 41-32 women's rugby World Cup final win over England to her late father

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