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FILE PHOTO: Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool D - Australia v Wales

Injured Wales forward Navidi out of World Cup

Wales backrower Josh Navidi has been ruled out of the remainder of the Rugby World Cup after tearing his hamstring during the first half of Sunday's quarter-final victory over France, coach Warren Gatland said on Monday.

Rugby World Cup 2019 - Quarter Final - Japan v South Africa

Japan's glorious dream ends but Brave Blossoms depart unbowed

Japan were beaten up and bundled out of the World Cup on Sunday but whatever happens over the next two weeks will have to be pretty special for the Brave Blossoms to be displaced as the symbol of the ninth edition of rugby's showpiece tournament.

Rugby World Cup 2019 - Quarter Final - Wales v France

World Cup referee's picture with Wales fans riles French

South African referee Jaco Peyper has landed himself in hot water with French rugby fans by appearing to pose for a picture with a group of Welsh supporters with a raised elbow, mimicking a key incident in the close-fought match.

Rugby World Cup 2019 - Quarter Final - Japan v South Africa

South African power ends Japan's fairytale run

There was never any shortage of courage, but not even the bravest of blossoms could punch through Springbok brawn on Sunday as South Africa reached the Rugby World Cup semi-finals by beating Japan 26-3 and ending their dream run at their home tournament.