World Cup

Second half dominance saw Samoa overcome Russia with 9-34 bonus-point victory

A strong second half performance from Samoa saw them kick-start their World Cup campaign with a 9-34 bonus point win over Russia at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Tuesday.
24 September 2019

Wales lock Cory Hill ruled out of World Cup

Wales lock Cory Hill will head back home without playing a single game in the ongoing World Cup after failing to make sufficient recovery from a stress fracture on his leg.
24 September 2019

George Ford to captain England against USA

England coach Eddie Jones has named a much-changed line-up for the second round of the World Cup clash against the United States of America to be played in Kobe on Thursday.
24 September 2019

Henry Pyrgos to replace injured Ali Price in Scotland's World Cup squad

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has recalled Edinburgh scrum-half Henry Pyrgos for the remainder of the World Cup campaign.
24 September 2019

Wales lock Cory Hill likely to miss World Cup campaign

Wales head coach Warren Gatland revealed that lock Cory Hill is likely to be ruled out of the remainder of World Cup after failing to recover from a fractured leg.
23 September 2019

Wales begin with bonus-point victory over Georgia

Wales opened their World Cup campaign by scoring six tries as they beat Georgia 43-14 in Toyota.
23 September 2019

Fiji confirm matchday squad for Uruguay clash

Fiji head coach John McKee has made 12 changes for the second round World Cup clash against Uruguay to be played in Kamaishi on Wednesday.
23 September 2019

South Africa's Trevor Nyakane to miss remainder of World Cup

South Africa have been dealt a major blow ahead of their second-round World Cup clash against Namibia in Aichi next weekend with tighthead prop Trevor Nyakane ruled out of the remainder of the tournament with a calf injury.
23 September 2019

Scotland call-up Magnus Bradbury as replacement for Hamish Watson

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has recalled Magnus Bradbury as a replacement for Hamish Watson for the remainder of the World Cup campaign.
23 September 2019

TRU RWC 2019 Podcast - Opening weekend in Japan

Joe Harvey hosts the latest podcast alongside Chris Heal to give their thoughts on the World Cup.
22 September 2019

‘I would love to topple a tier one nation’ - Rowntree

Graham Rowntree insists Georgia are relishing the challenge of facing Tier One nations.
22 September 2019

TRU Beauty of South Africa

The Rugby World Cup 2019 had its first heavyweight clash at the weekend seeing South Africa play the All Blacks.
22 September 2019

Australia's Reece Hodge cited for dangerous play

Australia wing Reece Hodge has been cited for a dangerous play following their opening round of the World Cup clash against Fiji in Sapporo Dome.
22 September 2019

Tuilagi brace helps England battle past Tonga

England begun their World Cup with a win over Tonga thanks to a double from Manu Tuilagi.
22 September 2019

Ireland dominant in opening victory over Scotland

Ireland showed they meant business with a comprehensive victory over Scotland.
22 September 2019

Clinical New Zealand defeat spirited South Africa

New Zealand had to withstand a revival from South Africa, but came through to win 23-13.
21 September 2019

Michael Cheika slams referee for focussing on David Pocock

Australia head coach Michael Cheika slammed the match officials for focussing on David Pocock following their 39-21 win over Fiji in the opening round of the World Cup in Sapporo on Saturday.
21 September 2019

Lopez drop-goal helps France fend off Argentina comeback

France survived a second-half fightback by Argentina to win 23-21.
21 September 2019

Aaron Wainwright to make Wales' World Cup debut against Georgia

Aaron Wainwright is set to make his World Cup debut for Wales after he was named in the starting line-up for the clash against Georgia to be played in Aichi on Monday.
21 September 2019

Australia survive Fiji scare in Pool D opener

Australia scored four second-half tries as the Wallabies fought back to defeat Fiji side 39-21.
21 September 2019