The Five Pointer: Rugby World Cup begins, Chelsea v Liverpool, Singapore GP at risk

Ibrahim Mustapha

Yahoo Sport presents The Five Pointer, a video preview of the weekend’s action.

The Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan and while England are among the favourites to bring home the trophy for the first time since 2003, Eddie Jones says the team will not underestimate Tongo in Sunday’s opener.

Ireland have never gone beyond the quarter final stage at a World Cup but former legend Brian O’Driscoll believes the team are ready to finally break that hoodoo.

In the Premier League, the big game of the weekend takes place at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as Chelsea will be hell-bent on bringing Liverpool’s 100% record in the league to an end.

NFL’s controversial star Antonio Brown has been speaking ahead of his home debut for the New England Patriots as they take on rivals the New York Jets.

The Singapore Grand Prix is set to take place this weekend but could be at risk of cancellation due to ‘unhealthy’ levels of pollution at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

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