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World Rankings: Romania leading Germany in the chase for European World Cup spot

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Romania leads the race to secure the Europe 1 qualification place for Rugby World Cup 2019, but Germany are hot on their heels after both sides recorded their second wins in the Rugby Europe Championship 2017 over the weekend.

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Results from the 2017 and 2018 Rugby Europe Championship count towards RWC 2019 qualification, with the best-placed side other than Georgia taking the direct route to Japan.

The Oaks are currently sitting in pole position behind table-topping Georgia, on 10 points, having picked up all five points from their 30-10 victory against Russia in Sochi.

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