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Fiji fancy chances of first win

Fiji has a good chance to pick up bonus point win against Uruguay. Photo: Planet Rugby

Fiji has a good chance to pick up a bonus point win against Uruguay. Photo: Planet Rugby

Fiji will fancy their chances of picking up their first win of Rugby World Cup 2015 in tomorrow morning’s (Tuesday UK time) clash with Uruguay in Milton Keynes.

Fiji and Uruguay have met each other on one occasion in which they both awarded caps, a 1999 Test match in L’Aquila, Italy which Fiji won 39-24.

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Opener to set tone for competition

The Fijians respond to the English welcome at the Hampton Court Palace with a hymn. Photo: World Rugby

The Fijians respond to the English welcome at the Hampton Court Palace with a hymn. Photo: World Rugby

Preview: England v Fiji

It’s been 1426 days but World Cup rugby is back, starting at Twickenham on Friday when England host Fiji.

The opening game is a dream fixture for fans, less so for Stuart Lancaster, as the World Cup hosts get a first run out against one the most entertaining sides in Test rugby today.

Confidence is high in the England camp after their win over Six Nations champions Ireland less than two weeks ago.

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