World Cup

Wales change two for Fiji encounter

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has made two changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming Rugby World Cup game against Fiji to be played in Oita on Wednesday.
7 October 2019

Wales lock Adam Beard set to return to full training after appendix surgery

Wales lock Adam Beard is set to be available for the remainder of the World Cup campaign following recovery from appendix surgery.
7 October 2019

Italy props Andrea Lovotti and Nicola Quaglio suspended for three games

Italy's chances of progressing to the quarter-finals in the ongoing Rugby World Cup has taken a major blow with props Nicola Quaglio and Andrea Lovotti suspended for three games following their dangerous tackle in the recently concluded World Cup game against South Africa in Shizuoka.
7 October 2019

France survive late scare from Tonga to reach quarter-finals

France survived a late scare from Tonga as they completed a 23-21 thrilling win in their Pool C encounter at Kumamoto Stadium to book a berth in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Rugby World Cup.
6 October 2019

11-try New Zealand trounce Namibia 71-9

The All Blacks continued their impressive run as they came up with an 11-try performance to trounce Namibia 71-9 in their Pool B encounter at Tokyo Stadium on Sunday.
6 October 2019

Head coach Jamie Joseph 'proud' of Japan's performance

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph lavished praise on his side following their 38-19 bonus-point win over Samoa at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
6 October 2019

England skipper Owen Farrell plays down injury concerns

England captain Owen Farrell has played down concerns of injury after suffering a second blow in successive games during the ongoing World Cup.
6 October 2019

Shaun Edwards confident of Wales reaching semi-finals in ongoing World Cup

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards is confident of his side reaching the semi-finals in the ongoing World Cup.
6 October 2019

Japan maintain winning streak with 38-19 victory over Samoa

Japan maintained their winning streak in the ongoing Rugby World Cup with a 38-19 bonus point win over Samoa in their Pool A encounter at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
5 October 2019

England defeat 14-man Argentina

England beat Argentina to progress to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
5 October 2019

Italy prop Nicola Quaglio cited for tackle on Duane Vermeulen

Italy props Nicola Quaglio and Andrea Lovotti are set to face a disciplinary hearing in Tokyo on Sunday following an incident in the recently concluded World Cup game against South Africa in Shizuoka.
5 October 2019

France pair Thomas Ramos and Peato Mauvaka to miss remainder of World Cup

France have been dealt with injury blows during the ongoing Rugby World Cup with full-back Thomas Ramos and hooker Peato Mauvaka to miss the remainder of the tournament with injuries.
5 October 2019

Tevita Kuridrani and Dane Haylett-Petty guide Australia to 45-10 win over Uruguay

Dane Haylett-Petty and Tevita Kuridrani scored doubles as Australia powered to a 45-10 bonus-point victory over Uruguay in their Pool D World Cup encounter at Oita Stadium.
5 October 2019

TRU RWC 2019 Podcast - England's first real test?

Joe Harvey and Chris Heal are back to look ahead to England v Argentina.
4 October 2019

Simon Hammersley Column: Argentina game will be benchmark for England

Simon Hammersley discusses the World Cup and England’s hopes against Argentina.
4 October 2019

South Africa strengthen quarter-final hopes with 3-49 win over 14-men Italy

South Africa came up with a seven try performance as they eased past a 14-men Italy with a 3-44 victory in their Pool B World Cup encounter in Shizuoka on Friday.
4 October 2019

New Zealand make 13 changes for encounter against Namibia

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has made 13 changes to the starting line-up for the third round of the World Cup game against Namibia to be played in Tokyo.
4 October 2019

Argentina leave out Nicolas Sanchez for England game

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has left out fly-half Nicolas Sanchez out of the matchday squad for the upcoming World Cup game against England to be played in Tokyo this weekend.
4 October 2019

Rassie Erasmus wary of Italy threat ahead of must-win game

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus admitted that there is pressure on the Springboks as they line-up against Italy in a must-win World Cup game in Shizuoka on Friday.
4 October 2019

Seb Negri Column: South Africa gave a lot to my family

Italy’s Seb Negri reveals why coming up against South Africa will be a special moment for him.
3 October 2019