Rugby World Cup 2023

Pedro Bettencourt: Top 14 vs Premiership, backing Arundell's decision and why the rugby calendar needs to aid Tier 2 Nations

Exclusive: One of Portugal's stars of the World Cup chats to Francisco Isaac about why the Top 14 has the edge over the Premiership, his thoughts on Henry Arundell staying in France and why rugby can do more to protect players from Tier 2 Nations.
19 December 2023

Quade Cooper breaks silence on World Cup omission

Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper opened up on the disappointment of missing out on their recently concluded Rugby World Cup campaign in France.
17 December 2023

Head coach Andy Farrell signs long-term contract with Ireland

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has recommitted his future with the Irish Rugby Football Union after signing a long-term deal until the end of the 2027 Rugby World Cup.
14 December 2023

France lock Romain Taofifenua comes out of international retirement

France second row Romain Taofifenua has decided to come out of his international retirement ahead of the upcoming Six Nations campaign.
2 December 2023

Duane Vermeulen reported to be appointed new defence coach of South Africa

South Africa have reportedly signed former international Duane Vermuelen as the new defence coach.
30 November 2023

Fiji appoint Senirusi Seruvakula as interim head coach

Fiji Rugby Union administration Simione Valenitabua has confirmed the appointment of Senirusi Seruvakula as the interim head coach.
24 November 2023

Stephen Larkham shows interest in taking Australia's coaching role

Brumbies head coach Stephen Larkham has expressed interest in taking over the coaching role of the Wallabies following their disastrous Rugby World Cup campaign.
16 November 2023

South Africa's double World Cup winner Duane Vermeulen to retire

South Africa back row Duane Vermeulen has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
8 November 2023

South Africa hooker Bongi Mbonambi describes racial allegations against him "unprofessional"

South African hooker Bongi Mbonambi has refuted allegations of using discriminatory language directed at England flanker Tom Curry during their Rugby World Cup semi-final in October.
8 November 2023

Sam Cane handed suspension after red card in World Cup final

New Zealand skipper Sam Cane has been handed a three-week suspension following his red-card incident in the Rugby World Cup final against South Africa.
6 November 2023

A new England: How will Borthwick's bronze medallists shape up in the future?

With the dust settling on the Rugby World Cup, thoughts in the northern hemisphere are beginning to turn towards the Six Nations so what can we expect from Steve Borthwick and England?
5 November 2023

Referee Wayne Barnes announces retirement after World Cup final

English referee Wayne Barnes has announced his retirement just a week after he officiated in the World Cup final between South Africa and New Zealand.
2 November 2023

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles comes out of retirement to join Kubota Spears

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has backtracked from his retirement as he heads to Japan to continue his professional rugby career.
2 November 2023

Quade Cooper hits back at criticism from Eddie Jones

Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has slammed former head coach Eddie Jones over his recent comments on his Rugby World Cup exclusion.
1 November 2023

Robbie Deans not interested to take Wallabies coaching role

Robbie Deans, the longest-serving Wallabies coach in Australia's history, has ruled himself out as a potential replacement for outgoing head coach Eddie Jones.
1 November 2023

England wing Jonny May announces retirement from international rugby

England wing Jonny May has announced his decision to retire from international rugby with immediate effect.
31 October 2023

Hamish McLennan vows to continue as Rugby Australia chairman despite Eddie Jones' resignation

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan said he has no plan to quit following the resignation of head coach Eddie Jones.
30 October 2023

South Africa retain number one place, New Zealand drop to third in World Rugby Rankings

South Africa have retained their number one place in the World Rugby Rankings following their historic triumph over New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup final last weekend.
30 October 2023

TRU's World Cup XV Dream Team

Following the Springboks claiming the men's Rugby World Cup for a historic fourth time, TRU put together their team of the tournament.
30 October 2023

'I am going to have to live with forever' - Sam Cane on red card in World Cup final

All Blacks captain Sam Cane expressed his enduring regret about being shown a red card in the Rugby World Cup final, acknowledging that he will carry the weight of that moment for the rest of his life.
30 October 2023