COMMENT:

Three games yesterday, two of them fairly nondescript affairs, means that every side has now played at least thrice at RWC19. That's the signal for another rollout of Fact or Fiction.

TYPHOON HAGIBIS HAS AFFECTED THE INTEGRITY OF RWC19

In what is a calamity for World Rugby and the tournament organisers, the looming super typhoon has seen the cancellation of pivotal pool matches, including the All Blacks clash against Italy and England's showdown with the revolting French.

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This scenario was both feared and anticipated, not that it makes it any less galling.

Spare a thought, too, for those who

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