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Pacific Islands magic missing – and Rugby World Cup suffers

Tonga's early loss to Georgia set the tone for a disappointing opening phase to the Rugby World Cup by Pacific Islands teams.

Tonga’s early loss to Georgia set the tone for a disappointing opening phase to the Rugby World Cup by Pacific Islands teams.

The biggest disappointment from the opening phases of the Rugby World Cup has been the lack of impact from the Pacific Island teams.

A relieved Tonga are crowing about seeing off Namibia 35-21 in the latest island effort.

That’s mainly because it is an improvement on their first-round loss to Georgia.

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