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Sep 5, 2015 at 1.30pm UK


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O'Connell (52')
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Tom Youngs: 'Jonny May has X-factor'
England hooker Tom Youngs believes that teammate Jonny May will bring the "X-factor" to the Rugby World Cup squad.
Sep 7, 16:03
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Ben Youngs pleased with "collective performance"
England scrum-half Ben Youngs says that England put in a "real collective performance" to beat Ireland in their final Rugby World Cup warm-up match.
Sep 7, 15:49
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Peter O'Mahony: 'Ireland positive despite loss'
Ireland back-row Peter O'Mahony insists that the team is staying positive despite suffering back-to-back defeats in their final warm-ups for the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 7, 14:48
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Ben Morgan: 'England want to build momentum'
England number eight Ben Morgan hopes that beating Ireland in their final Rugby World Cup warm-up will allow the host nation to "carry some momentum" into the tournament.
Sep 7, 14:09
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Courtney Lawes regains tackling confidence following shoulder injuries
England lock Courtney Lawes reveals that he has finally regained his confidence in defence after injuring both shoulders last season.
Sep 5, 22:33
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Stuart Lancaster: England ready for World Cup
Head coach Stuart Lancaster declares that England are "ready" for the World Cup after beating Ireland 21-13 at Twickenham.
Sep 5, 20:37
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Jonny Wilkinson: "There is still work to be done"
Former England international Jonny Wilkinson tells the current side that there is still 'work to do' ahead of the World Cup.
Sep 5, 18:01
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Paul O'Connell: 'Alarm bells not ringing'
Paul O'Connell insists alarm bells are not ringing in the Ireland camp despite losing two games in a row before the World Cup.
Sep 5, 17:35
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England captain believes side should have scored more points against Ireland
England captain Chris Robshaw believes that his team should have scored more tries in their 21-13 win over Ireland this afternoon.
Sep 5, 17:21
The Match
Match Report
England defeat Ireland 21-13 in a World Cup warm-up game thanks to tries from Jonny May and Anthony Watson.
Live Commentary
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of England's Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Ireland at Twickenham.
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Thursday's key events

· 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)

· 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)

· 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)

· 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)

· 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)

· 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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