Cipriani: I'd have needed a miracle to make RWC squad
Fly-half Danny Cipriani and former England captain Dylan Hartley have told of their disappointment over missing out on Rugby World Cup selection.
Erasmus leads mourning of Boks 'legend' Chester Williams
Tributes pour in for South African 1995 World Cup winner Chester Williams, who died from suspected heart attack at the age of 49 on Friday.
Springboks legend Chester Williams dies aged 49
South Africa's 1995 Rugby World Cup legend, Chester Williams has died of heart attack.
England complete World Cup preparation with Italy thrashing
A mix and match England team overcame a patchy start to run in four second-half tries and finish their World Cup preparations with a healthy 37-0 victory over Italy at Newcastle United's St James' Park ground on Friday.
England prop Vunipola and winger Nowell to miss World Cup openers
England prop Mako Vunipola and winger Jack Nowell will miss the first two matches of Rugby World Cup in Japan, head coach Eddie Jones has said.
All Blacks back-rower Luke Jacobson ruled out of World Cup
All Blacks loose forward Luke Jacobson has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup due to a delayed onset of concussion and will be replaced by Shannon Frizell, the team said on Friday.
George Smith says Wallabies must resist restoring 'Pooper' approach
Legendary flanker George Smith wants Wallabies coach Michael Cheika to persist with his recent back row combination, even if it means putting David Pocock on the bench.
Key Wallabies selection calls ahead of Rugby World Cup opener
We're now just a week out from the start of Rugby World Cup 2019 with the Wallabies' opening game set down for Sept. 21. Michael Cheika's team begins its campaign against Fiji, for which the selectors still have some decisions to make.
Warburton: Rugby players 'will die during games' unless safety is improved
Former Wales captain Sam Warburton has warned that a professional player could die on the pitch unless rugby union takes preemptive measures to improve safety.
Pacific lip service won't stop until rugby respects the Islands
As the eyes of the world prepare to turn their gaze on the Rugby World Cup, the game got an early reminder of the Pacific Island discussion that pops up all too regularly. It continues to be nothing but rhetoric, Craig Dowd writes.
England stranded at airport amid Japan typhoon
England's Rugby World Cup squad had to wait more than five hours when they were stranded at Narita International Airport following the fallout from Typhoon Faxai.
How do the Wallabies pick up the pieces? What do the All Blacks actually need to work on? And what have been the key learnings from two Springboks-Pumas clashes? The Rugby Championship restarts this week.
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