Today’s rugby news as World Rugby announce probe after England game and Wales urged to follow Shaun Edwards’ ‘violent’ plan

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Warburton urges Wales to follow Edwards plan

Sam Warburton has urged Wales to follow Shaun Edwards’ “violent” France blueprint to beat Fiji.




Highlighting how Edwards helped inspire the French to a recent 34-17 win over the Fijians, Warburton pinpointed the huge defensive effort that limited offloads and stifled Fiji’s attacking ambitions.

He wrote in his Time column: “France’s defence was quite exceptional. They were so quick off the line and Shaun always coaches his players to target the ball against Fiji in order to stop the offloads at which they are so good. Fiji only managed six offloads in that match.

“I know people do not necessarily like this word in a rugby sense, but the defence was “violent” — a word Shaun used a lot when he was with Wales. The France centre Jonathan Danty was at the heart of that.

“It will be very tight but I think Wales will win. The fly half Dan Biggar will be a critical player for me, simply because he is so good at delivering a game plan and demanding that from the players around him.”

World Rugby announce probe

World Rugby has announced it is looking into what went wrong at the England v Argentina match as many fans missed the start due to concerning congestion entering the stadium in Marseilles.

Wales fans have been advised to allow extra time to travel to the World Cup opener against Fiji in Bordeaux on Sunday after there were also chaotic scenes at the Ireland game earlier in the day.



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