World Rugby announce simplified law book
World Rugby have announced they will release a new, more simplified law book from January 1, 2018 designed to make the laws easier to understand.
Who could replace Noves as France coach?
As Bernard Laporte continues to weigh up the future of France coach Guy Noves, ESPN looks at six contenders to replace him.
End-of-year Tests: Team-by-team review
The end-of-year Tests offered international coaches the chance to experiment but what did we learn? Our experts have their say.
Lacroix, Macalou set for France debuts
France coach Guy Noves has made eight changes to his side to face Japan in Paris Saturday.
Noves refuses to discuss future after defeat
Guy Noves refused to discuss his future in the aftermath of the 18-7 defeat to South Africa
Weekend predictions: November Tests
The end-of-year internationals return once again but who is set for a big Saturday night, which player will shine and who has a long weekend ahead?
France name side to face Springboks
France remain unchanged in their starting XV for the visit of South Africa in Paris Saturday.
World Rugby to review 2023 bid process
World Rugby plans to review the process which saw South Africa named preferred bidder only for France to be chosen to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
France owes 2023 RWC to financial muscle
France will be fantastic 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts, but while the winning bid offers financial muscle question marks remain.
Ireland angered by Scotland, Wales over RWC vote
The Irish Rugby Football Union believes it was let down by Scotland and Wales in their unsuccessful bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
France wins right to host 2023 RWC
France has been confirmed as the shock host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup following a vote in London.
All Blacks defeat French XV in tour match
A strong second half saw New Zealand run out 28-23 winners on Tuesday as they beat France for the second time this week.
Jousting for 2023 World Cup vote almost over
Following a fortnight of briefings, counter-briefings and bad blood, we will discover Wednesday who will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
2023 RWC: How the voting works
The wait is almost over for France, Ireland and South Africa as World Rugby prepares to anoint the 2023 Rugby World Cup host, but how does the voting work? ESPN explains all...
2023 World Cup bid: Timeline of tension
To say that the fallout from World Rugby's 2023 World Cup recommendation report was messy would be an understatement. ESPN looks back at the timeline of tension ahead of Wednesday's host announcement.
SBW endures another league rule brainfade
An old rugby league habit has tarnished another rugby Test for All Blacks second five-eighth Sonny Bill Williams, only this time it didn't cost the world champions victory.
All Blacks survive French rally in Paris
The stutters of the All Blacks in 2017 continued but they eventually saw off France 38-18 in a classic Test of two halves in Paris.
November Tests: Who said what
The November Test series is in full swing with Tier 1 Nations involved in six Test matches across the UK and Europe on Saturday.
Old foes meet amid World Cup squabbling
It might not be the 2023 Rugby World Cup coronation that France had hoped for but the hosts can take a break from the wrangling with a rugby match in Paris.
Four uncapped players in France side
France coach Guy Noves has included four debutants in his side to face New Zealand at the Stade de France Saturday.
All Blacks unleash Fifita on France
Vaea Fifita's breakthrough All Blacks season will scale new heights in Paris but 2017 has bottomed out for injured veteran Jerome Kaino.
November predictions: Team-by-team guide
November offers international coaches possibly their last chance to tinker ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. But how will the big 10 fare over the next month?
IRFU outlines grievances over World Cup report
The Irish Rugby Football Union's CEO Philip Browne has outlined a number of grievances to World Rugby over the recommendation of South Africa as hosts for the 2023 Rugby World Cup saying their bid has suffered "unreasonably".
RWC 2023: What gives South Africa the edge?
Tom Hamilton breaks down the Rugby World Cup board report that has recommended South Africa be awarded the right to host the 2023 edition of the tournament.
World Cup board backs South Africa bid
The Rugby World Cup board has unanimously recommended South Africa as host of the 2023 tournament ahead of bids from France and Ireland.
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