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Wallabies pick 52 percent Islanders

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Wallaby centre Samu Kerevi has been named the vice captain for the World Cup. Photo: Rugby Australia

The Wallabies have named 52 percent; 16 players from the Pacific Islands last Friday in their 31 man squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan which kicks off on September 20. Continue reading

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Gatland questions England’s chances

They (England) are not 100 percent sure of where they are going, says Welsh coach Warren Gatland. Photo: SMH

They (England) are not 100 percent sure of where they are going, says Welsh coach Warren Gatland. Photo: SMH

Wales coach Warren Gatland has turned the heat on group rivals England, saying they have plenty of questions that must be answered heading into the Rugby World Cup pool of death with his team and the Wallabies.

With only two quarter-final places available from the five-team pool and Wales possibly starting as third favourites to reach the last-eight behind England and Australia, Gatland is undeterred by a critical Twickenham summit clash with England on September 26.

“We are much more settled,” said Gatland after naming his 31-man World Cup squad.

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