• Russia end Zim’s World Cup dream

    Russia remain in the hunt for the final place at 2015 World Cup after beating Zimbabwe 23-15 in their Repechage semi-final in Krasnoyarsk on Saturday.

    The Bears, bidding to reach a second consecutive tournament, will now face Uruguay, who beat Hong Kong 28-3, for the right to join hosts England, Australia, Wales and Fiji in Pool A.

    Zimbabwe's last World Cup appearance was in 1991.

    Photo: IRB.com

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    Simon Borchardt