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Organisers stunned that the Rugby World Cup was still on

The RFU got a post Halloween fright today when they realised that the Rugby World Cup went on after England’s group stage exit, culminating in someone actually winning it.

‘I woke up on Monday morning in a cold sweat convinced I had left the lights on in my car or something,’ said organising Chairman Brian Yeoman. ‘I went downstairs, checked the car, then the back gate and few other things but still had that nagging doubt that I’d forgotten something. Then it hit me, I left the Rugby World Cup on and completely forgot about it!’

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Posted: Nov 3rd, 2015
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Bored video ref admits he switched channels

England v South AfricaThe future of video refereeing was thrown into doubt last night after the fourth official admitted he had got bored and switched channels during the game.

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2014
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Workplaces to get screaming supporters

Early trials are showing positive results with productivity at one sandwich factory up 20% when 5,000 spectators were sent in to ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ – increasing the possibility that the scheme could be rolled out across the country.

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Posted: Aug 6th, 2012
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