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Coverage of the International Rugby Union Friendlies clash between Ireland and USA.
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Ireland's James Ryan pictured in February 2020
James Ryan: 'Competition for places generated by Ireland wins'
An experimental Irish side signed off the 2020-21 campaign in style by thrashing the United States 71-10.
Jul 11, 11:25
 Ireland's Ronan Kelleher scores a try against the USA on July 10, 2021
Result: Ronan Kelleher scores four tries as Ireland thrash United States
Leinster hooker Kelleher became the first Irishman since Denis Hickie to ground four times in one match.
Jul 10, 22:04
Ireland's James Ryan pictured in February 2020
Ireland's James Ryan eyes "best performance of our season" against USA
Andy Farrell's men secured a series of third-placed finishes during 2020-21.
Jul 9, 14:38
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell ahead of the match on February 23, 2020
Andy Farrell hoping to unearth Ireland "gems" ahead of new season
Andy Farrell has named eight uncapped players in his 23-man group for Saturday's season finale.
Jul 9, 12:33
Bath's Sam Underhill in action against Gloucester on September 22, 2020
Sam Underhill: 'England's rookies must make most of brilliant chance'
England gave out their highest number of Test debuts since 1947 in Sunday's 43-29 win over the USA at Twickenham, with 12 players winning first caps.
Jul 7, 14:11
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell ahead of the match on February 23, 2020
Ireland release Chris Farrell, Jordan Larmour and Peter O'Mahony from squad
Head coach Andy Chris Farrell has retained a 35-man group for the USA's visit to Dublin.
Jul 5, 14:28
Marcus Smith pictured for Harlequins in May 2019
Marcus Smith reflects on "unbelievable" road to England debut
Marcus Smith had a few days to remember after enjoying Harlequins' Premiership success and scoring a try on his international bow.
Jul 5, 12:03
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
Eddie Jones sends message to England's 12 new caps
England overcame the USA 43-29 at Twickenham on Sunday, handing out the most debuts in one match since 1947.
Jul 4, 18:03
USA's Mika Kruse in action with England's Freddie Steward on July 4, 2021
Result: England overcome USA at Twickenham with Joe Cokanasiga registering brace
Marcus Smith capped an assured debut at fly-half with a try, with Sam Underhill, Ollie Lawrence, Jamie Blamire and Harry Randall also crossing.
Jul 4, 17:21
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
Eddie Jones wants England to become 'a pack to be feared'
England will have eight uncapped players in their side for Sunday's Test against the USA.
Jul 2, 14:29
Marcus Smith pictured for Harlequins in May 2019
Marcus Smith set to pilot new-look England side for USA Test clash
England could hand out 12 debuts this weekend against the USA, with four more uncapped players on the bench.
Jul 2, 11:36
England's Joe Marchant pictured in training on November 11, 2020
Joe Marchant sets sights on regular England action
The 24-year-old centre has emerged wiser from his six-month sabbatical at the Blues in Auckland in 2020.
Jul 1, 13:06
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Robert Baloucoune reflects on "weird journey" to Ireland debut
The 23-year-old is among 12 uncapped players in Andy Farrell's squad.
Jun 23, 17:08
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured during training on November 11, 2020
England to host USA and Canada at Twickenham in July
World Rugby detail revised summer fixtures plan.
May 10, 12:00
Bill Beaumont pictured in May 2017
Australia receive 2027 World Cup bid boost courtesy of dual-awarding system
The United States are in the running to host the 2031 event and Australia hope that will help them secure the prior tournament.
Aug 13, 14:32
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Coronavirus latest: USA Rugby forced to file for bankruptcy
The governing body suspended sanctioned competition and rugby activities indefinitely on March 20.
Mar 30, 22:45
Wales' Josh Adams in action against Fiji on October 9, 2019
Rugby World Cup day 20: Wales battle past Fiji for quarter-final spot
Warren Gatland's side secured their place in the last eight.
Oct 9, 14:46
New Zealand's Jordie Barrett scores their second try against Canada on October 2, 2019
Rugby World Cup day 13: New Zealand rack up biggest win of tournament
The All Blacks maintained their unbeaten record at the pool stages of the World Cup.
Oct 2, 15:35
Piers Francis pictured in August 2019
England centre Piers Francis cleared over Will Hooley tackle
Francis caught Eagles full-back Will Hooley with a shoulder-led challenge.
Sep 29, 11:20
Owen Farrell in action for England on September 22, 2019
John Quill given three-week ban for Owen Farrell tackle
Quill's World Cup likely to be over after being given three-week ban
Sep 27, 14:14

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JapanJapan124521
ChinaChina115824
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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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