World Cup

Wallabies great Phil Kearns appointed in charge of Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

Rugby Australia has appointed Wallabies great Phil Kearns as executive director of Australia's bid to host the 2027 edition of World Cup.
5 August 2020

Russia's 2027 World Cup hosting bid receives president Vladimir Putin's backing

Russia President Vladimir Putin has backed the Russian Rugby Federation's bid to host the 2027 edition of World Cup.
30 July 2020

Eddie Jones reaffirms his commitment to England as they look to the future

Eddie Jones has always focused on the end goal for England and navigating a path to France 2023 has already had its challenges.
16 July 2020

Japan's successful RWC2019

A report on early today has revealed that The Rugby World Cup held in Japan last year was the most economically successful World Cup to date.
24 June 2020

Who will win the 2023 Rugby World Cup?

It may seem like a long way off but with the covid-19 pandemic still sweeping around the World, how can you predict who may win the 2023 Rugby World Cup?
24 June 2020

World Rugby unveil qualification process for 2023 World Cup

World Rugby has unveiled the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup to be held in France.
8 June 2020

Jacob Stockdale received death threats following Ireland's World Cup defeat to New Zealand

Ireland international Jacob Stockdale revealed that he received abuses and death threats on his social media account following his side's defeat to New Zealand in the World Cup in Japan last year.
4 June 2020

South Africa's World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe prefers Lions series over Tokyo Olympics

World Cup winning South Africa international Cheslin Kolbe said he would be preferring the series against British and Irish Lions next year over the Tokyo Olympics.
20 May 2020

TRU Flashbacks: RWC 2003 RWC Final

The first in our new series ‘TRU Flashbacks’ we are going to look at the Rugby World Cup Final 2003 - Australia v England.
14 April 2020

Eddie Jones signs England contract extension until 2023 World Cup

Eddie Jones will continue to be in charge of England after signing a contract extension until the 2023 World Cup.
2 April 2020

A letter to World Rugby: Referee Existing Laws Before You Consider Creating New Ones

In a time where rugby is at a standstill, Wade Cox has penned a letter to World Rugby about the standard and future of referring.
19 March 2020

Eden Park to host final of 2021 Women's World Cup

New Zealand Rugby has unveiled the fixtures of the 2021 edition of Women's Rugby World Cup that will kick-off in September next year.
4 February 2020

Magie ‘proud’ of his journey to the top

Returning to his native London after two years of plying his trade in Major League Rugby, Will Magie’s journey to being a professional rugby player is certainly a unique one.
13 December 2019

Faf de Klerk was a star of the great South African show and now it’s time to shine for Sale

Faf De Klerk was highly influential in South Africa’s journey to glory in Japan and after experiencing the impact he and the Springboks have had on their nation, it is back to club duty for Sale’s World Champion.
23 November 2019

Exciting times for Montpellier with Handre Pollard's arrival imminent

There were quite a few eyebrows raised after it was announced that Springbok fly-half Handre Pollard was off to join Montpellier once the 2019 Rugby World Cup concluded.
20 November 2019

Natasha Hunt: This is the start of another World Cup journey

England scrum-half Natasha Hunt chats exclusively to Talking Rugby Union ahead of the Red Roses’ second Autumn international against France.
15 November 2019

Seb Negri Column: There is a lot of excitement to be back on the biggest stage in Europe

In his latest TRU column, Benetton and Italy’s Seb Negri reflects on the Rugby World Cup as well as his experience in Japan plus, he discusses the Pro14 and the upcoming European Champions Cup.
14 November 2019

'It will be a nice way to finish up' - Best to bow out with Baa Baas

Rory Best says it will be a ‘nice way to finish up’ his rugby career when he represents the Barbarians over the next three weeks.
14 November 2019

England coach Eddie Jones admits mistake in not changing side for World Cup final

England coach Eddie Jones has admitted making a mistake in not changing the starting line-up for the World Cup final against South Africa which they went on to lose 12-32.
13 November 2019

South Africa's Francois Louw retires from international rugby

South Africa back-row Francois Low has announced his decision to quit international rugby with immediate effect.
11 November 2019