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The All Blacks and Wallabies set very high standards when it comes to their rugby, and judging by comments over the last two days, Japan’s position as host of Rugby World Cup 2019 is getting an A grade as far as off-the-field preparations are concerned.

New Zealand hooker Codie Taylor said Monday he felt like royalty in the short time he had been in Tokyo, while Australia coach Michael Cheika said a day earlier that his side’s opening game of the World Cup at the Sapporo Dome “will be an experience for players and fans alike, like none other.”

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