When Lomu took on Ireland and transcended rugby
Jonah Lomu took rugby to new heights with his transcending performance the last time that New Zealand met Ireland in the World Cup.
Rugby World Cup quarterfinals preview, latest team lists, predictions
The quarterfinals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will make for excellent viewing as New Zealand look to ward off Ireland, while England go head-to-head with familiar foes Australia.
No fear: Why 'bold' Petaia selection will work for Wallabies
Wallabies' true test arrives as World Cup goes up a level
After four years of frustration, broken only by the odd performance of true quality, the Wallabies are about to resume hostilities with England. Australia have lost their last six against Eddie Jones' side but boast the most recent Cup victory.
England drop Ford for Australia quarterfinal
England coach Eddie Jones has gone for all out power in making three changes for his side's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Australia in Oita.
England right the wrongs of 2015 with hasty progress to quarterfinals
With their humiliating departure from their home tournament four years ago now firmly in the past, Eddie Jones' side are showing they mean business in Japan.
England to face All Blacks in 2020 autumn Tests
England will host four Test matches at Twickenham Stadium in autumn 2020, with Australia, New Zealand and Argentina set to make the trip to London for the Quilter Internationals.
Riding the noise -- Inside Japan's 'outrageous' attempt to win the Rugby World Cup
Biggar, Davies return to start in Wales RWC quarterfinal
Dan Biggar and Jonathan Davies are fit to start for Wales against France in the World Cup quarterfinal on the weekend.
Frustration, hope and 2027: RWC lessons for U.S. Rugby
Another winless campaign had its setbacks, but there is a template for U.S. rugby success being laid down by Japan.
Japan police question Uruguay players for alleged club assault
Two Uruguay rugby players have been questioned by police over an alleged nightclub assault.
Ireland's Ringrose replaces Aki to start against All Blacks
Ireland named Garry Ringrose in the midfield to replace the suspended Bundee Aki for their World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.
England underdone for quarterfinal? Come and watch training
England lock Courtney Lawes has a simple message for anyone who thinks his side might be underdone ahead of their Rugby World Cup quarterfinal with Australia: Come and watch training.
Scotland face disrepute charges over legal threat
Scotland has been referred to a disputes committee over their comments about the potential cancellation of their World Cup clash against Japan.
Tonga hooker Ngauamo handed seven-week ban for head kick
Tonga hooker Paula Ngauamo has been banned for seven weeks for kicking an opponent in the head during his team's 31-19 win over the United States.
Hard-line stance on high tackles to stay World Rugby chief
Despite a recent spate of red cards being handed out for high tackles, the chief of World Rugby has said there would be no change to the hard-line adjudication of the rule.
The ninth staging of the Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan, the first time the tournament has been staged in Asia.
One of Japan's biggest ever weekends of sport came against the backdrop of 19 deaths due to the country's worst typhoon in decades.
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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