LIVE: Ireland attempt to depose defending champion All Blacks at Rugby World Cup
Winners in 2011 and 2015, New Zealand face a side that has beaten them twice in recent meetings, with a place against England in next week's semifinal at stake.
England send Australia packing in quarterfinal hammering
Ruthless England have sent Australian crashing out of the Rugby World Cup, playing with more precision than the frenetic Wallabies to win their quarter-final 40-16 in Oita.
Riding the noise -- Inside Japan's 'outrageous' attempt to win the Rugby World Cup
Kolbe beefs up Springboks' attack to face Japan
Cheslin Kolbe has recovered from an ankle injury sustained against Italy to be named in South Africa's starting XV for their Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against tournament hosts Japan on Sunday.
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.
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.
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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