World Cup

Ethan Waller Column: the Rugby Rollercoaster

In his third column for TRU, Worcester’s Ethan Waller looks back at the Rugby World Cup and the first few games of the Premiership.
8 November 2019

Springboks star Tendai Mtawarira announces international retirement

World Cup winning South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira has announced retirement from international rugby with immediate effect.
7 November 2019

WATCH: TRU Rugby World Cup Review

Joe Harvey and Chris Heal are back for the latest TRU Talks as they discuss the conclusion of the Rugby World Cup.
6 November 2019

Pure VPN’s RWC XV of the Tournament

As the dust begins to settle on South Africa’s third Rugby World Cup title victory, Talking Rugby Union and Pure VPN have put together their XV of the tournament.
6 November 2019

Movember is a charity we are passionate about - Hairy Handlebars

One half of the Hairy Handlebars, George Cullen, reflects on a remarkable 8,700-mile bike ride to the Rugby World Cup, where they raised over £33,000 for the charities such as Movember.
6 November 2019

South Africa reach top position in World Rugby Rankings

South Africa have reached the top position in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since 2009 following their World Cup triumph in Japan.
5 November 2019

Eddie Jones 'committed' to remain as England coach until 2021 - Bill Sweeney

Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney expressed confidence in Eddie Jones fulfilling his contract with England until 2021.
4 November 2019

Japan World Cup a huge success - Sir Bill Beaumont

World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont lavished praise on Japan 2019 calling it as “probably the greatest” World Cup edition in 32 years.
4 November 2019

Highlights: England v South Africa - World Cup Final

South Africa defeated England 32-12 to win the Rugby World Cup.
4 November 2019

South Africa dominate in World Rugby Awards 2019

Newly crowned World Champions South Africa dominated the World Rugby Awards that was held in Tokyo on Sunday.
4 November 2019

Siya Kolisi credits Rassie Erasmus for South Africa's World Cup triumph

South Africa skipper Siya Kolisi has credited head coach and director of rugby Rassie Erasmus for his side's World Cup triumph in Japan.
2 November 2019

South Africa dominate as England fall short in World Cup final

England had no answer to South Africa's power as the Springboks clinched the their third Rugby World Cup.
2 November 2019

Highlights: New Zealand v Wales - World Cup Bronze Medal match

New Zealand signed off from the World Cup with a third place finish after defeating Wales 40-17.
2 November 2019

‘The Eddie Jones rollercoaster has been fascinating’ - Chuter

Former international George Chuter reflects on the 2007 World Cup and talks all things Eddie Jones ahead of England’s World Cup final against South Africa.
1 November 2019

New Zealand beat Wales 40-17 to finish third in World Cup

New Zealand finished their World Cup campaign on a high as they defeated Wales 40-17 in the Bronze Medal game at Tokyo Stadium on Friday.
1 November 2019

'I can’t think of anyone else who deserves to be there more than George'

Jacob Ford, the younger brother of England fly-half George, chats to TRU about the Rugby World Cup final as well as his head coach role with National Two South club Westcliff.
1 November 2019

Tom Curry, Cheslin Kolbe named in World Rugby Player of the Year award nominations

World Rugby has announced the nominees for Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019 that will be presented in Tokyo on Sunday.
1 November 2019

Warren Gatland hopes for England to lift World Cup

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has backed England to win the World Cup final against South Africa that will kick-off in Yokohama on Saturday.
31 October 2019

Rassie Erasmus confirms stepping down from South Africa coaching role after World Cup final

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that the World Cup final against England on Saturday will be his final game in charge of the Springboks.
31 October 2019

Wales' Liam Williams sidelined for three months after ankle surgery

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has confirmed that fullback Liam Williams will be sidelined for three months following a surgery on his injured ankle.
31 October 2019