Springboks rock Japan out of their Rugby World Cup dream
The hosts have brought something new to rugby's top table and the sport needs to ensure their next opportunity is not another four years away.
Five moments that defined Wales' narrow win over France
From France's fast start to THAT red card to Ross Moriarty's moment of redemption, this quarterfinal was a rollercoaster.
Gatland proud of Wales' 'never give up' attitude
Warren Gatland credits the Wales players for their dramatic World Cup quarterfinal win over France.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika quits
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has resigned his post after Australia were eliminated from the Rugby World Cup following a 40-16 defeat by England on Saturday night.
England bring Cheika's Wallabies down the only way he'd have it -- without a Plan B
A powerhouse, pragmatic performance from England showed Australia everything they lacked to be a force at this Rugby World Cup.
Spine-tingling All Blacks raise the bar far too high for Ireland (and everyone else?)
The Irish were supposed to be kryptonite to this New Zealand team. Instead, they had no answer to a squad of regenerated rugby superheroes.
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.
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.
The best 25 players at Rugby World Cup 2019
The chaos of the ruck: What the heck is actually going on in a rugby pile?
Far from being simply a mad scramble, a rugby ruck has no shortage of technique and regulations around it. Oh, and some dark arts as well, of course...
The ninth staging of the Rugby World Cup takes 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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