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
SA Rugby announces de-centralised player contracting model
The model also ensures the unions and the Springboks work in partnership to develop "players of national interest", and younger players will be offered "commitment clauses" that will reward them for staying in South Africa.
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.
Sexton signs IRFU extension until 2020/21
Johnny Sexton has signed a contract extension with the Irish Rugby Football Union which will see him play rugby in Ireland up to the end of the 2020/21 season.
Scotland star Hogg quits Glasgow for Exeter
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of Scotland international Stuart Hogg on a two-year deal.
Leinster hold out for PRO14 win in 11-try carnival
PRO14 holders Leinster bounced back after conceding an early try to beat the Southern Kings 38-31 on a blustery day in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
Wales legend Jenkins to retire from rugby
Wales' record cap-holder Gethin Jenkins will retire from rugby after Cardiff Blues' PRO14 clash with Zebre this weekend.
Scarlets rally to down Kings in PRO14
Llanelli Scarlets produced a masterful forward display to defeat the Southern Kings 41-34 in their PRO14 clash on Friday.
Former Springboks flanker Deysel retires
Deysel, who joined Ulster from Guinness Pro14 rivals Munster in 2017, made his decision because of a "combination of lower-body injuries and various niggles".
Cardiff Blues come from behind to beat Cheetahs
Cardiff Blues came from 11 points down with just 20 minutes left in the match to emerge victorious against the Cheetahs.
Price shock for Cheetahs as Warriors claim easy win
Scrumhalf Ali Price scored two tries as Glasgow Warriors continued their 100 percent start to the season with a bonus-point 52-24 victory over the Free State Cheetahs.
Ospreys have too much muscle for Cheetahs
The Ospreys ran out convincing 46-14 winners over the Cheetahs from South Africa in their PRO14 fixture at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Blanco at 60: Epitomises all that is brilliant in French Rugby
Huw Richards looks back on one of the greatest and most charismatic French rugby players of all time.
Wales coach Edwards to work with Ospreys
Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards will join Ospreys in a consultancy position, the Welsh Rugby Union has announced.
Ulster's Stockdale to miss start of season
Ulster could be without star winger Jacob Stockdale until October after a hamstring injury ruled him out before the start of the new season.
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