England's injury crisis deepens with Mako Vunipola blow
England's injury crisis showed no signs of slowing down with Mako Vunipola ruled out of the autumn internationals.
Injured Robshaw out of England's autumn Tests
Chris Robshaw has been ruled out of England's upcoming autumn internationals with a knee injury.
England youth Skinner in Scotland Test squad
Scotland have named former England youth international Sam Skinner in a 40-man squad for their upcoming autumn international fixtures.
Scans confirm Robertson ruptured ACL
Wallabies prop Tom Robertson faces a race against time to be fit for next year's Rugby World Cup after scans confirmed he would need surgery on his knee to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
All Blacks still Cup kings, but gap has closed
Australia may have disappointed during the Rugby Championship but the performance of South Africa, despite throwing the game away in Pretoria, shows the All Blacks aren't World Cup certainties -- Craig Dowd writes.
Wallabies rocked by Robertson injury blow
Wallabies prop Tom Robertson's World Cup hopes are in jeopardy after suffering a potentially serious knee injury in Argentina.
Georgia coaching job a 'perfect fit' - Rowntree
Former England international Graham Rowntree has told ESPN he jumped at the opportunity to become Georgia's forwards coach ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Jones consults FA over World Cup WAGS policy
Eddie Jones says he has approached the Football Association for advice before deciding if he will allow players' wives and girlfriends to attend the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Rugby players warned to cover tattoos in Japan
World Rugby have advised players who are competing in the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year to cover up their tattoos to avoid being mistaken as part of the Japanese mafia.
RWC needs stronger teams, not more teams - Hassanein
World Rugby must prioritise welfare and the conditions of players from tier-two nations, ahead of expanding the Rugby World Cup, the organisation representing rugby players worldwide says.
What to expect of Japan as host nation for Rugby World Cup 2019
With Asia's first Rugby World Cup on the horizon, the 12 host cities are preparing themselves for an estimated 400,000 visiting fans from across the world.
Will England taste Rugby World Cup glory in 2019?
England are enduring a torrid run of form for the first time under Eddie Jones, but can they turn it around for the World Cup?
World Cup predictions: Can the All Blacks be stopped?
A year out from the 2019 Rugby World Cup, former stars of the game reveal their predictions for the tournament.
Boks' win in NZ boost for World Cup - Jake White
EXCLUSIVE: Rugby World Cup-winning coach Jake White likes what he's seen from Rassie Erasmus, saying the Springboks coach is ticking the box of "winning games against big nations".
Countdown on: RWC 2019 is rugby's coming of age
In exactly a year's time, World Rugby can say it has grown up. This time next year Japan will turn on one of the great Rugby World Cups, albeit eight years later than it should have, Greg Growden writes.
Way-too-early predictions for Rugby World Cup 2019
With one year to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, our writers take a look through each of the pools and decide where it will all be won and lost in 2019.
Simbas play British Army, Romania ahead of repechage
At the repechage in France, Kenya Simbas will play against Hong Kong, Germany and Canada in a round-robin format for the final berth at Rugby World Cup 2019.
RWC 2023 could grow to 24 teams, CEO says
The Rugby World Cup could be expanded to include 24 teams from the current 20 by the 2023 tournament in France, World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says.
Jones making staff learn Japanese for World Cup
England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed he is making his staff prepare for the Rugby World Cup by learning Japanese.
Kenya to play Namibia ahead of RWC repechage
Kenya's head coach. Ian Snook believes his team failed to qualify directly for the World Cup "because of lack of trial games", hence he is happy to play fixtures ahead of the repechage.
Snook: Kenya must improve defence ahead of repechage
Kenya Simbas coach Ian Snook said his team need to improve on their defence ahead of the World Rugby Repechage tournament which serves as a Rugby World Cup qualifier.
Namibia secure Rugby World Cup berth
Chrysander Botha and Louis van der Westhuizen each scored two tries as the Welwitschias defeated Kenya in a winner-takes-all fixture to decide the Rugby Africa Gold Cup champions.
Uganda Rugby Cranes face relegation threat
Uganda Rugby Cranes assistant coach Robert Seguya has warned his players to 'fight for the jersey' against Tunisia in their upcoming Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash.
Wallabies to hold pre-Bledisloe trial game
The Wallabies will face an Australian Super Rugby invitational side in a trial game next Friday as they think outside the square to snap New Zealand's Bledisloe Cup superiority.
World Rugby to examine TMO influence
World Rugby will examine the use of television match officials to see if they are having too much influence on games and could put changes in place for test matches in Europe in November, chief executive Brett Gosper has said.
Samoa clinch 2019 World Cup spot
Samoa qualified for next year's Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 in the second leg of the Oceania/Europe playoff in Heidelberg on Saturday.
Stade Delort, France to host Rugby World Cup repechage
Stade Delort in Marseille, France, will host the Rugby World Cup 2019 repechage tournament to decide the 20th and final place at the Rugby World Cup.
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