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.
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.
Riding the noise -- Inside Japan's 'outrageous' attempt to win the Rugby World Cup
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 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
Newcastle's Socino handed two-week ban
Juan Pablo Socino will miss Newcastle Falcons' opening European Challenge Cup fixtures after being handed a two-week suspension by the RFU's disciplinary panel.
Edinburgh beat Quins, May scores on return
Edinburgh edged past Harlequins 36-35 in thrilling encounter in the European Challenge Cup.
Priestland shines as Bath see off Bristol
Rhys Priestland kicked five penalties as Bath recorded a 22-6 victory over Bristol in Pool 4 of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Bath vs. Bristol: 5 classic clashes
With Bath and Bristol set to reignite their rivalry after seven years away, ESPN runs down five classic clashes between the west country rivals.
Challenge Cup: Worcester fall to Russian side Enisei-STM
Edinburgh got their Challenge Cup campaign off to a perfect start with a 59-17 win over Romanian side Timisoara Saracens.
Rugby facing fixtures shake up
European rugby chiefs say they are adopting a "logical position" with regard to global fixture calendar negotiations that could see changes in domestic and European schedules from 2019.
Champions Cup draw: Saracens meet Toulon
Holders Saracens and triple European title winners Toulon will meet in the pool stage of next season's Champions Cup.
White targets further honours with Montpellier
Montpellier coach Jake White wants his side to push on and claim further honours after they beat Harlequins to win the Challenge Cup on Friday night.
Montpellier beat Harlequins to win Challenge Cup
Montpellier put in a performance packed with power to beat Harlequins 26-19 in the European Challenge Cup final at the Grade Stade de Lyon on Friday evening.
Disappointed O'Shea praises Quins' character
Outgoing Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea was left "incredibly disappointed" by their Challenge Cup defeat to Montpellier but paid tribute to his side's character.
LIVE: Harlequins vs. Montpellier
Harlequins are aiming to give Conor O'Shea a winning farewell while Montpellier are targeting their first piece of silverware since 2003 in the 2016 European Challenge Cup final.
Harlequins target glory on emotional night
Harlequins started the build-up to the European Challenge Cup final aiming to lift the trophy for "second dad" Conor O'Shea, Seb Adeniran-Olule.
Marler and Farrell both face citings
England duo Joe Marler and Owen Farrell have both received citings following the weekend's European semifinals.
Montpellier set up Harlequins final
Montpellier set-up a deciding clash with Harlequins in the Challenge Cup final in Lyon next month after powering past the Dragons 22-12 at the Altrad Stadium.
Nick Evans in line for Harlequins return
Nick Evans is set to make his first appearance since February on Friday night after being named on the bench for Harlequins' European Challenge Cup semifinal against Grenoble.
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