World Cup

RWC 2019: Podcast Special

The Rugby World Cup gets underway on Friday and Joe Harvey & Chris Heal discuss the tournament in our latest podcast.
19 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool D Preview

Last but certainly not least, we take a look at Pool D in this year’s Rugby World Cup which contains Wales, Australia, Fiji, Georgia and Uruguay.
19 September 2019

‘England at strongest with Farrell’

Speaking to TRU's Joe Harvey, Andy Goode believes Owen Farrell will be key if England are to succeed at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
19 September 2019

Argentina name experienced line-up for France encounter

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has confirmed the matchday 23 squad for the opening round of the Rugby World Cup against France to be played in Tokyo this weekend.
19 September 2019

Romain Ntamack starts at fly-half for France in World Cup opener against Argentina

France head coach Jacques Brunel has named Romain Ntamack at fly-half for the World Cup opener against Argentina to be played on Saturday in Tokyo.
19 September 2019

Christian Lealiifano, David Pocock in Australia line-up for World Cup opener against Fiji

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has named David Pocock in the starting line-up for the World Cup opening game against Fiji to be played in Sapporo on Saturday.
19 September 2019

Scott Lawson Column: "I cannot wait for the Scotland-Ireland match"

In the first of his exclusive Rugby World Cup columns for Talking Rugby Union, Scott Lawson looks ahead to Scotland’s much anticipated clash with Ireland in Pool A on Sunday.
19 September 2019

Richie Mo'unga returns at fly-half for New Zealand against South Africa

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named a strong matchday line-up for the Rugby World Cup opener against South Africa to be played in Yokohama on Saturday.
19 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool C Preview

It is time for England’s pool. Eddie Jones’ side will be begin their pursuit of World Cup glory on Sunday against Tonga before facing USA, Argentina and France. Will they top the group? TRU’s Ben Mercer has his say..
18 September 2019

Seb Negri Column: To be part of a World Cup is something extremely special

Italy begin their World Cup on Sunday and the Azzurri’s Seb Negri is excited to be heading to Japan. Here is his first column of the tournament.
18 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool A Preview

Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Samoa and Russia will contest Pool A in the Rugby World Cup and TRU’s Gary Heatly has cast his eye over all five teams.
18 September 2019

Fantasy Rugby World Cup 2019: At least £361 in prizes!

One of the biggest sporting events in the world is about to start: the Rugby World Cup. This year it will be held for the first time on Asian soil in Japan.
18 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool B Preview

Pool B will kick into action this Saturday when the All Blacks and Springboks take each other on in Yokohama, writes TRU’s Joe Harvey.
18 September 2019

Charlie Beckett Column: 'Miracle of Moscow'

In his opening column for Talking Rugby Union, Jersey Reds‘ Charlie Beckett discusses *that* night against Russia and the upcoming Championship campaign.
18 September 2019

Wales shocked by betting allegations on Rob Howley - Warren Gatland

Wales head coach Warren Gatland said the team were left shocked by the betting allegations on attack coach Rob Howley.
18 September 2019

WATCH: TRU's Rugby World Cup Preview Show

Joe Harvey and Chris Heal take a look ahead to the Rugby World Cup in Japan in our RWC Preview show.
18 September 2019

Gilbert Rugby launches Rugby Memories film

In 2019 Gilbert celebrates its 7th year as the official ball supplier of the Rugby World Cup. Synonymous with the game, Gilbert has always been at the heart of rugby, from grass roots through to the highest professional level.
18 September 2019

Rob Howley sent home following allegations of 'betting offences'

Wales have been dealt a major blow ahead of their World Cup campaign with attack coach Rob Howley...
17 September 2019

World Rugby open to increasing squad size for 2023 World Cup

World Rugby is considering an option of increasing the squad side for the 2023 World Cup in France.
17 September 2019

Ben Youngs hoping for change of fortune in World Cup

England international Ben Youngs is seeking a change of fortune as they begin their World Cup campaign against Tonga on Sunday.
17 September 2019