Japan flanker Ben Gunter feels the Brave Blossoms can be competitive if they are given a chance to compete in the Rugby Championship tournament following their spirited performance against Australia in Oita on Saturday.
Auckland Blues have confirmed that front-rowers Alex Hodgman and Karl Tu’inukuafe have signed new deals with the Super Rugby club.
Australia kick-started the end of the year tour with a victory as they defeated Japan 32-23 in Oita on Saturday.
Northampton Saints managed to return back to winning ways as they trounced Worcester Warriors 66-10 in the latest round of the Gallagher Premiership at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.
The Rugby Football Union has announced that they will be bidding for the hosting rights of the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2025.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Alex Sanderson has revealed that South Africa scrum-half Faf de Klerk will spend lengthy period on the sidelines after undergoing a hip surgery.
Argentina have included former captain Pablo Matera in the squad for the upcoming November series campaign.
Brumbies have announced outside-back Solomone Kata will be granted early release from his contract with immediate effect.
New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has confirmed the matchday squad for the weekend's clash against the USA to be played in Washington DC.
Robbie Henshaw rues missed opportunities in the second Test against South Africa which they went on to lose 27-9 at Cape Town on Saturday.
Jacques Nienaber believes the Springboks were not distracted by the hour-long video posted by Rassie Erasmus following their win in the second Test.
Rugby Canada has confirmed the sacking of assistant coach Jamie Cudmore following his criticism on the performance of the Women's 7s team during the Tokyo Olympics.
New Zealand came up with a clinical four-try performance as they defeated France 26-12 in the final of the Women's 7s in the Tokyo Olympics to clinch the gold medal.
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