(Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
David Rogers/Getty Images
4hTristan Barclay

Injured duo miss out on Georgia selection

Zurab Zhvania and Giorgi Talakhadze to miss Rugby World Cup as head coach Milton Haig reveals his 31-man squad for the tournament.

Play
Japan target quarter-final place at World Cup (1:13)
THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images
1dRob Bartlett

Georgia face anxious wait on injured duo

Coach Milton Haig sweating over conditions of prop Zurab Zhvania and young centre Giorgi Talakhadze following warm-up defeat in Newcastle.

Steve Welsh/Getty Images
3dPA Sport

Cotter: Scotland can still improve

Scotland coach Vern Cotter insists his side still need to improve before the World Cup despite running in six tries against Italy.

Dan Mullan/Getty Images
2dTom Hamilton

Samoa fail to shine at Olympic Stadium

Tom Hamilton discovers neither Samoa nor the Olympic Stadium are quite in tip-top shape ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Play3:10
2dJohn Griffiths

England's centres conundrum

Who were the last double-new caps to appear as England's centre-pairing? ESPN's resident experts have the answer.

Don't Miss...

ESPN Recommends

  • Betting Blog

    The latest betting tips from the ESPN team, in association with bet365

  • Live Sports on ESPN Player

    Watch the very best NCAA College Football LIVE and on-demand with ESPN Player. Available across Europe, subscribe today.

  • ESPNscrum Shop

    Save 10% off your first order in the ESPNscrum shop. Replica international and club jerseys, official balls and more.