COMMENT:

One sided games at the Rugby World Cup that only sadists and masochists could love are a reminder that rugby in the last 50 years has managed to bring just two new teams, Italy and Argentina, into the big league of five northern and three southern hemisphere sides, and the Pumas and Italy still often look like rookies.

So bravo to Uruguay for beating what seemed a casual, over confident Fijian side, 30-27, but it was still the length of Route 66 away from an upset on the scale of the Japanese victory over South Africa at the last

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