Rugby World Cup 2019 'You get nervous whether it's a club match in some God-knows-where city in Russia or the opening day of the Rugby World Cup in Japan'

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Having leaked 162 points and conceded 24 tries in recent losses to Italy, Jersey and Connacht, little is expected of Russia at the World Cup but skipper Vasily Artemyev is ready for Japan.

Liam Heagney by Liam Heagney