The Rugby World Cup is at its halfway stage, with 24 games done and dusted. The top story of the third set of matches was
Uruguay had made no secret of the fact it was targeting Italy and Namibia to record two wins in the tournament for the first time in its history. Leading
South Africa unsurprisingly reverted to its strongest starting lineup to face top-ranked Ireland in a crunch pool game at the Rugby World Cup while also naming seven forwards and
New Zealand, Ireland and South Africa all flexed their muscles at the Rugby World Cup to rack up the points against underdog opponents in the second round of
Ange Capuozzo is restored to fullback and Italy looks logical again. Capuozzo was on the wing and Tommaso Allan at fullback in Italy’s Rugby World Cup
Every World Cup needs an underdog story. Not for the first time, it’s the Pacific island of Fiji warming hearts at rugby’s showpiece. The Flying Fijians,
England 34, Japan 12 England wore down Japan then used a bizarre try to play unrestrained and roll to 34-12 for a second straight
IRELAND 59, TONGA 16 Top-ranked Ireland gambled on fielding its first team against Tonga at the Rugby World Cup this weeked just a week out from
Ireland accounted for Tonga 59-16 and accounted for all fingers, toes, arms and legs in mostly good order after a successful Rugby World Cup gamble.
New Zealand is in no rush to clear its list of injured players even though it must win its remaining pool games to reach the Rugby
Anthony Jelonch’s first match in nearly nine months is as the captain of France in his Rugby World Cup debut. Jelonch recovered quicker than expected from
Losing by 30 points never felt so good to Marcelo Torrealba. The Chile scrumhalf savored every moment of his, and his country’s, Rugby World Cup
Winning the World Cup for the first time in October would finally elevate France’s rugby team alongside the more illustrious Les Bleus in terms of
Fiji-born, Japan-based Marika Koroibete has won Australian rugby’s highest individual award for the second time. Rugby Australia announced yesterday that the 30-year-old winger secured enough votes
Rugby’s world governing body is encouraging its member unions to trial “belly tackles” in the community game in a bid to make the sport safer.
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