Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas reveals living with HIV
Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he has been living with HIV "for years" and appealed for support to "break the stigma" around the condition.
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.
Cipriani, Hartley reveal desperation over England RWC axe
Fly-half Danny Cipriani and former England captain Dylan Hartley have told of their disappointment over missing out on Rugby World Cup selection.
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.
Wallabies' Fijian flavour at its most sumptuous yet
Marika Koroibete's devastating form coupled with Samu Kerevi's power-running and Isi Naisarani's ball-carrying has the Wallabies' Fjiian influence at an all-time high, just in time for their World Cup opener against ... Fiji.
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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