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Japan’s fairytale run at this year’s Rugby World Cup faces its sternest test yet when they host South Africa in Sunday’s quarter-final in Tokyo.
Grand Slam winners Wales will take on Six Nations rivals France in the World Cup last-eight looking to repeat their feat from earlier in the year.
There’s four games scheduled in the Premiership on Saturday, including Saracens against Northampton, with one game taking place on Sunday.
England will host four Test matches at Twickenham Stadium in the 2020 Quilter Internationals, with a game against New Zealand the standout.
France have been boosted by news that Antoine Dupont and Damian Penaud are fit to start against Wales in their World Cup quarter-final.
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has made just one alteration to his starting XV that will face South Africa in their World Cup quarter-final.
Wales have named the same starting XV that beat Australia in their pool game for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France on Sunday.
The second Rugby World Cup quarter-final match sees tournament favourites New Zealand face off with Ireland in Tokyo on Saturday.
After the Cricket World Cup and then the Ashes, England and Australia go head-to-head, this time in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final meeting.
Another busy day in the rugby union game as five of the countries named their sides for the upcoming Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
Australia fly-half Matt Toomua has admitted he was surprised to see England drop playmaker George Ford from their team for Saturday.
Bristol play host to local rivals Bath in the Premiership curtain raiser on Friday evening in front of a stadium record attendance at Ashton Gate.
As we reach the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup, we welcome back one of our regular Expert Witnesses to Planet Rugby, Lewis Moody.
Australia head coach Michael Cheika has sprung a surprise by naming Jordan Petaia at outside centre for their quarter-final against England.
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has named an experienced starting XV for their World Cup quarter-final with Japan in Tokyo on Sunday.
Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray will become Ireland’s most capped half-back pairing on Saturday when they face New Zealand in Tokyo.
Check out the XVs ahead of the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
Brodie Retallick has been named in New Zealand’s starting XV to face Ireland in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Tokyo on Saturday.
England coach Eddie Jones has named a strong starting XV to take on Australia in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Oita on Saturday.