NZ Rugby open to Read sabbatical
New Zealand Rugby are open to the idea of giving All Blacks skipper Kieran Read a Richie McCaw-esque sabbatical before the 2019 World Cup.
Italy, USA await England in Women's World Cup
Defending Women's Rugby World Cup Champions England will face USA, Italy and either Scotland or Spain after the draw was made for the 2017 competition in Ireland.
Jones: I'd quit England after World Cup win
Eddie Jones has indicated he would quit his role as England head coach if he leads the nation to World Cup glory in Japan in 2019.
RFU revenue almost doubled in World Cup year
England's successful hosting of the Rugby World Cup ensured the Rugby Football Union almost doubled its total revenue for the last financial year.
Belief and rib-cage bruising tackles saw Samoa stun Wales
While distance lends perspective, it can also lead to the growth of myths - and the 25 years since Western Samoa beat Wales in the 1991 World Cup in Cardiff seem to have done more of the latter.
Who should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup?
We weigh up each prospective candidate, looking at the positives and potential drawbacks from their hopes to host rugby's biggest competition.
Italy withdraw from race to host 2023 RWC
Italy have withdrawn from the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Potential 2023 RWC hosts submit bids
Ireland, France, Italy and South Africa have all confirmed their bids for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
England motivated by World Cup disaster - Robshaw
Chris Robshaw says England's tour to Australia was never a revenge mission but admitted the World Cup disaster is a motivation Down Under.
Sonny Bill set to play in 2019 World Cup
Sonny Bill Williams is expected to resist overtures from the NRL and sign on with New Zealand Rugby Union.
RWC 2019 draw to take place in May 2017
The draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place in May 2017 with the tournament to be held in Japan.
Joubert would 'reconsider' World Cup penalty
Craig Joubert has admitted he would "absolutely" reconsider his decision to award Australia a penalty which saw them edge out Scotland in last year's World Cup.
World Cup still a scar on England - Robshaw
Chris Robshaw has revealed England's RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam triumph will never eradicate the awful memories of their disastrous World Cup campaign.
Tokyo Olympics a double-edged sword for Japan's RWC
World Rugby is comfortable with the 2019 Rugby World Cup's proximity to the Olympics in Tokyo, but admits there will be some challenges in taking the event to Asia for the first time.
Schmidt to make World Cup call after summer
Joe Schmidt will decide whether he will coach Ireland to Rugby World Cup 2019 after this summer's tour to South Africa.
England retain third hooker as Hartley sits out
England have retained a third hooker at their Surrey training camp in preparation for Saturday's Grand Slam showdown with France in Paris.
Robshaw: Let's not dwell on World Cup
England will return to the setting of their World Cup disappointment when they play Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday - and Chris Robshaw wants to start afresh.
Itoje, Daly to travel with England squad to Scotland
Maro Itoje and Elliot Daly will travel to Edinburgh with England's squad for their RBS Six Nations clash with Scotland on Saturday.
2023 RWC bid backed by Northern Ireland Exec
The Northern Ireland Executive is committed to delivering a "compelling" bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the First Minister has said.
Robshaw on RWC agony: 'No magic cure'
Chris Robshaw has relived the fateful penalty against Wales that ultimately sealed England's World Cup demise as part of his post-tournament healing process.
RFU confirms England coaching trio to leave posts
Andy Farrell, Mike Catt and Graham Rowntree will leave their positions as England assistant coaches -- giving Eddie Jones a fresh start to his reign as the nation's new head coach.
England's Joseph gets injury revelation off chest
Jonathan Joseph has revealed that he played in England's World Cup games against Australia and Uruguay with only one third of his chest muscle still attached to the bone.
World Rugby still vigilant after doping-free RWC
The 468 samples collected at the RWC return "no adverse analytical findings".
All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu dies aged 40
Jonah Lomu played 63 Tests for the All Blacks but had been on dialysis treatment for more than a decade.
Jones: England coach needs control of his players
Former Australia and Japan coach Eddie Jones tells ESPN that the RFU need a centralised contract system similar to that in Wales.
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