Folau, Rugby Australia reach confidential settlement
Israel Folau and Rugby Australia have ended the biggest feud in Australian sport, after the two parties reach a confidential settlement following the former Wallabies' social media posts and his subsequent sacking.
Lions to face South Africa in front of record crowd in 2021
The British and Irish Lions are set to play in front of a record crowd for their 2021 tour of South Africa.
Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen takes role in Japan
Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has confirmed his long-expected move to Japan, where he will be coaching consultant for Top League side Toyota Verblitz.
O'Shea joins English RFU as Melville departs
Former Italy coach Conor O'Shea will join the English Rugby Football Union as director of performance rugby next year, it was announced on Friday, while director of professional rugby Nigel Melville will step down next month.
Farrell, Itoje, Vunipola return to Saracens XV
England trio Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje and Billy Vunipola will play for Saracens for the first time since the Rugby World Cup after being named in the side to face Bath
Another Rugby World Cup triumph, another iconic moment for South Africa
ESPN's Team of the Tournament
With the dust settling on the Rugby World Cup, we assess the past six weeks of world-class rugby and its star performers.
By The Numbers: The Stats behind the RWC in Japan
With the tournament now over, Huw Richards takes a look at the stats behind the fantastic 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Why rugby stars Valentine Holmes and Christian Wade took a pay cut to play in the NFL
The ninth staging of the Rugby World Cup took place in Japan, the first time the tournament has been staged in Asia.
The All Blacks are a global sporting powerhouse with a winning record that sits just under 80% over the past 100 years. But how has that success been achieved, and what sets this team apart in not just rugby but world sport in its entirety?
With the sport's showpiece set to kick off in Japan, ESPN's rugby experts rank the best of the best on show at the tournament.
On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.
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