England and France will not play in Yokohama on Saturday evening after World Rugby and tournament organisers took the unprecedented step of cancelling their World Cup match due to the arrival of super Typhoon Hagibis in Japan.

Scotland’s hopes of reaching the knockout stage, meanwhile, hang by a thread with a decision on their final and decisive pool match against Japan to be delayed until Sunday morning, as large parts of the country await the arrival of one of the most powerful typhoons in decades.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:27am