World Cup

Who could make a name for themselves at the 2019 World Cup?

In recent Rugby World Cups, there have been teams as well as players who have made a name for themselves in the competition and with less than 100 days to go until Japan, Angus Williams takes a look at who could shine this year.
20 June 2019

Graham flourished at under-20 level and he is now keen to keep soaring in the big time

Darcy Graham starred for Scotland in two under-20s World Championship events so it is fitting that with this year’s tournament set to come to an end in Argentina on Saturday, the flying winger is continuing to make a name for himself on an even bigger stage.
20 June 2019

France leave out Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra in World Cup squad

France head coach Jacques Brunel has left out Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra in the 31-man squad for the World Cup scheduled later this year in Japan.
18 June 2019

High praise for Rosslyn Park by Sneddon as he continues his work with Hong Kong

Joe Harvey chats to former Rosslyn Park player and coach Scott Sneddon about his experience in the National League and life in Hong Kong.
14 June 2019

Samu Kerevi to feature in Japanese Top League post World Cup

Australia international Samu Kerevi will head to Japan to feature in the Top League for Suntory Sungoliath following the conclusion of the World Cup scheduled later this year.
14 June 2019

Tonga offers Israel Folau lifeline with a potential 2023 World Cup spot

Israel Folau could be seen in international rugby once again after Tonga offered him a lifeline with a potential chance of featuring in the 2023 World Cup.
13 June 2019

New Zealand international Nehe Milner-Skudder to undergo shoulder surgery

New Zealand international Nehe Milner-Skudder's chances of featuring in World Cup later this year in Japan has taken a major blow following a shoulder injury.
11 June 2019

Warren Gatland to take in charge of Barbarians against Wales

Warren Gatland will be in charge of Barbarians when they line-up against Wales at Principality Stadium in November.
6 June 2019

3 England XV Players that should go to Japan

After the England XVs 51-43 win over the Barbarians, Talking Rugby Union’s Joe Harvey picked three players that he thought could get into Eddie Jones’ World Cup squad after being in attendance at Twickenham.
6 June 2019

Josh Beaumont Column: It was a special day and one I will remember for a long time

After captaining his country on Sunday, TRU columnist Josh Beaumont has penned his final words of the season as he reflects on a special day at Twickenham, England and an exciting 2019/20 campaign to come.
6 June 2019

Ruaridh McConnochie: 'I had a mate sending me the article and I was like 'Oh really?!'

With talk of an England call-up growing, we exclusively spoke to Bath’s Ruaridh McConnochie after a superb debut season in the Gallagher Premiership.
30 May 2019

Rhys Webb reckons his Wales' World Cup ambitions is over

Scrum-half Rhys Webb has admitted that his chances of featuring in Wales' World Cup campaign later this year is all but over following his move to the French club Toulon.
29 May 2019

Uncapped Glasgow duo Scott Cummings and Kyle Steyn added to Scotland's training squad

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has added uncapped Glasgow Warriors duo Scott Cummings and Kyle Steyn to the training squad ahead of the World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
29 May 2019

Tom can Marshall the troops and be a key man for Scotland in Argentina

Tynedale Director of Rugby Ben Woods believes backrow Tom Marshall can make his mark for Scotland in the upcoming World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina.
29 May 2019

We want to make our own legacy - Sleightholme

England U20s winger Ollie Sleightholme is hoping this current crop of players can create their own history ahead of the U20 World Championship in Argentina.
29 May 2019

'The National Leagues have been a massive learning curve'

Rus Tuima has revealed his time spent at Plymouth Albion in National One has helped his development this season as the Number 8 prepares for the U20 World Championship with England.
29 May 2019

We owe one to Ireland - Fox

Ollie Fox admits England have their sights set on gaining revenge over Ireland when the teams meet in the World U20 Championship.
29 May 2019

Ireland include uncapped duo Mike Haley and Jean Kleyn in 44-man training squad

Uncapped Munster duo Mike Haley and Jean Kleyn have been picked as a part of the 44-man training squad of Ireland ahead of the Rugby World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
28 May 2019

You get a ‘winning mentality' in both camps

Representing both the University of Exeter and Exeter Chiefs ‘drives you forward’, says England U20 international Richard Capstick.
28 May 2019

Mears: 'For me, it’s the closest thing I’ve done which has recreated that wonderful feeling of playing rugby'

Former Bath and England player Lee Mears recently helped set two world records up Mount Everest and he talked to TRU about his experience.
28 May 2019