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
Wales make hard work of Uruguay to reach Rugby World Cup quarterfinals
Wales were made to work hard for victory against Uruguay, but they prevailed with a bonus-point 35-13 win to top Pool D and set up a quarterfinal with three-times finalists France.
Tall Order: Wallabies at last heed World Cup's tackle message
Wallabies lock Rory Arnold is mindful of the need to lower his tackling height at the Rugby World Cup while coach Michael Cheika says his side have been working on a few different things to avoid further potentially match-turning yellow or red cards.
Scotland take risk with 14 changes for Russia clash
Scotland have made 14 changes ahead of their clash with Russia while Wales will start Dan Biggar against Fiji.
Kerevi left bemused by penalty controversy
A bemused Samu Kerevi thinks it might be time he takes a look at the NRL after he gave away a penalty for a raised forearm on replacement Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell during the Wallabies' 29-25 loss on Sunday night.
Tokyo thriller leaves Wales, Australia on very different World Cup paths
While Warren Gatland's side can avoid England and New Zealand until the final, the Wallabies will have their work cut out.
Wales withstand furious fightback from Australia in World Cup classic
Wales secured a dramatic victory over Australia to take a giant step towards winning Pool D at the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby hands Reece Hodge three-week ban for dangerous tackle
Wallabies winger Reece Hodge has been suspended for three weeks for a dangerous tackle on Fiji's Peceli Yato in Saturday's Rugby World Cup clash in Sapporo.
Rugby World Cup Week 2 preview: latest team lists, predictions
After a huge opening weekend of action we kick into Week 2. With a game every day this week, there's plenty of action to keep you excited before the headline match Australia vs. Wales kicks off on Saturday. Read ahead for team lists and previews.
Wales lock Hill out of World Cup without playing a game
Wales lock Cory Hill has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup without playing a game in the tournament.
Wales make near-perfect start with one-sided win over Georgia
The Grand Slam winners showed they mean business with a dominant performance in Aichi.
Rugby World Cup Week 1 preview: latest team lists, predictions
The countdown is over, the 2019 Rugby World Cup has finally arrived with hosts Japan set to launch the tournament with an opening match against Russia in Tokyo.
Wales head coach Gatland 'shocked' over Howley investigation
Wales head coach Warren Gatland has expressed his shock after his assistant coach Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup amid allegations of betting infringements.
Wales coach Howley sent home from World Cup amid betting allegations
Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has been sent home from Japan amid allegations of betting infringements.
Wales given unique reception as 15,000 Japanese fans watch training
Over 15,000 fans attended Wales's open training session in Kitakyushu, Japan on Monday ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Wales bring out baby oil to aid World Cup prep
Wales are utilizing a rather unusual tactic to prepare for the humidity they will face during the Rugby World Cup.
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