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.
All Blacks destroy Ireland to book semifinal spot
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.
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...
Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion
Premiership rugby clubs fail to end automatic relegation
Premiership rugby clubs have failed in their bid to end relegation to the Championship for the upcoming season, league sources have confirmed to ESPN.
Saracens, Harlequins to meet at new Tottenham stadium
Champions Saracens will play Harlequins in the first rugby match at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the Gallagher Premiership has confirmed with the release of its 2019-20 fixtures.
Harlequins sign Fiji international Goneva
Experienced Fiji winger Vereniki Goneva has joined Harlequins from Newcastle Falcons, the club announced in a statement.
Sale Sharks sign England flanker Wilson on loan
England flanker Mark Wilson has signed for Sale Sharks on a season-long loan from Newcastle Falcons, the club announced on Tuesday.
Leicester Tigers announce plans to sell club
The 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers have been put up for sale in the "best interests of the club."
Saracens captain Barritt fit to face Exeter in Premiership final
Saracens captain Brad Barritt has recovered from a hamstring injury to start against Exeter Chiefs in Saturday's Premiership final, the club said on Friday.
Cipriani completes Premiership award double
Premiership player of the season Danny Cipriani becomes only the second man to win the award in the same year as claiming the Players' player of the year prize.
Saracens crowned European Champions after ferocious victory over Leinster
England's Saracens were crowned champions of Europe for the third time in four years as they came from 10-0 down to beat last year's winners Leinster.
Springboks' Schalk Burger to leave Saracens after season
Former South Africa and Stormers forward Schalk Burger will be leaving English club Saracens at the end of the Premiership season, the club announced on Wednesday.
Sale Sharks sign Springboks Du Preez, Van der Merwe
English Premiership side Sale Sharks announced the capture of Springboks flyhalf Robert du Preez and hooker Akker van der Merwe.
Wasps announce signing of All Black Fekitoa
Wasps have announced the signing of former New Zealand international Malakai Fekitoa from French club Toulon.
Wasps' Hughes to join Bristol; Le Roux also set to leave
England international Nathan Hughes will join Bristol Bears from Wasps at the end of the season while South Africa fullback Willie Le Roux is also set to leave the club.
Underhill out of Six Nations for England
Sam Underhill will miss England's Six Nations campaign after undergoing ankle surgery, Bath Rugby has announced.
De Klerk extends Sale stay until 2023
Springboks scrum-half Faf de Klerk has extended his contact with Sale Sharks until 2023, the Premiership side announced Monday.
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