World Cup

Ardie Savea to wear protective goggles in game against Canada

New Zealand back-row Ardie Savea has confirmed that he will be wearing protective goggles for the upcoming World Cup game against Canada to be played in Oita on Wednesday.
1 October 2019

Jonathan Sexton to captain Ireland against Russia

Ireland have received a much-needed boost ahead of their upcoming World Cup clash against Russia with Jonathan Sexton declared fit after recovering from a thigh injury.
1 October 2019

South Africa make 10 changes for Italy clash

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made 10 changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming World Cup game against Italy to be played in Shizuoka on Friday.
1 October 2019

Rhys Patchell relishes competition with Dan Biggar

Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell said he is relishing competition with his team-mate Dan Biggar following their thrilling win over Australia at Tokyo Stadium last weekend.
1 October 2019

Samoa's Ed Fidow to face disciplinary hearing

Samoa international Ed Fidow will attend a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday following his sent-off during the recently concluded World Cup game against Scotland at Kobe Misaki Stadium.
1 October 2019

Scotland back in the mix in Pool A

Scotland got their World Cup up and running with a 34-0 win over Samoa.
30 September 2019

France name Louis Picamoles as captain for USA encounter

France head coach Jacques Brunel has named Louis Picamoles as captain for the upcoming World Cup clash against the United States of America in Fukuoka to be played on Wednesday.
30 September 2019

Beauden, Jordie and Scott Barrett to feature for New Zealand against Canada

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has made 11 changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming World Cup game against Canada to be played in Oita on Wednesday.
30 September 2019

England's Piers Francis cleared to play after citing dismissed

England international Piers Francis will be available for the upcoming World Cup clash against Argentina after his citing for a dangerous tackle has been dismissed.
30 September 2019

Wales hold on to defeat Australia

Wales resisted a superb Australia fight back to clinch a 29-25 victory.
29 September 2019

Georgia ease past Uruguay with 33-7 victory

Georgia managed to open their account in the ongoing Rugby World Cup as they eased past Uruguay with a 33-7 victory at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Saturday.
29 September 2019

Johnny Leota Column: I am backing Samoa!

Johnny Leota reflects on Samoa’s win over Russia + previews their clash with Scotland.
29 September 2019

Nine-try South Africa trounce Namibia 57-3

South Africa came up with a clinical display as they scored nine tries to trounce Namibia 57-3 in the second round of the World Cup at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
28 September 2019

Japan fight back to shock Ireland

Hosts Japan produced an almighty shock as they defeated Ireland 19-12 to blow Pool A wide open.
28 September 2019

The win over Fiji was our best moment - but we won’t stop there

Uruguay produced the first shock of the Rugby World Cup against Fiji.
28 September 2019

Montoya hat-trick steers Argentina to 28-12 win over Tonga

Julian Montoya scored a hat-trick as Argentina completed a bonus-point victory over Tonga in their second round of the World Cup clash at Hanazono Rugby Stadium on Saturday.
28 September 2019

Playing the Springboks with be a ‘massive honour’ for Namibia

Namibia take on South Africa in their second game of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.
27 September 2019

USA flanker John Quill suspended for three weeks

USA flanker John Quill has been suspended for three weeks following his red-card incident in the recently concluded World Cup game against England at Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday.
27 September 2019

England's Piers Francis cited for dangerous tackle

England international Piers Francis has been cited for a dangerous tackle following an incident in the recently concluded World Cup game against the United States of America at Kobe Misaki Stadium.
27 September 2019

TRU RWC 2019 Podcast: Weekend Preview *Mini Pod*

In a continuation from our last podcast, Joe Harvey and Chris Heal review England's win over USA.
27 September 2019