Canada failed to qualify for the Rugby World Cup for the first time after being beaten 33-24 by Chile on Saturday, while Uruguay clinched their place after overturning a three-point first-leg deficit against the United States.
Two Uruguay rugby players have been questioned by police over an alleged nightclub assault.
Wales were made to work hard for victory against Uruguay, but they prevailed with a bonus-point 35-13 win to top Pool D and set up a quarterfinal with three-times finalists France.
Zimbabwe-born Wallabies star David Pocock has enjoyed the improved performances of some of rugby's Tier 2 nations at the World Cup and believes there may be some merit in further relaxing the eligibility laws to help continue that upward trajectory.
Georgia brought Uruguay back down to earth with a bump when they ran in five tries in a bonus-point victory.
Follow all the action as it happens in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Group D game between Georgia and Uruguay at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.
Uruguay's historic 30-27 win against Fiji in their opening Rugby World Cup match didn't happen by chance. It was the result of a four-year process that had multiple moving parts but one clear goal.
Uruguay delivered the first upset of the Rugby World Cup with a stunning 30-27 victory over an error-prone Fiji in a Pool D match at the Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium on Wednesday.
On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.
November 2 down the years
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- URUG17thTries Scored 1st South Africa : 27 Tries ScoredSA1st627
- URUG16thPoints Difference 1st South Africa : 149 Points DifferenceSA1st-80149