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The miracle of Brighton - How beating the Springboks set the stage for Japan

3 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan were meant to stand no chance against mighty South Africa but sprang the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history in Brighton.         Shortly after breakfast on September...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

Rugby World Cup: Ireland pair Kearney and Earls fit to face Scotland

15 hours ago by The Guardian

Andy Farrell says Irish team are ‘building nicely’Stuart Hogg finding himself in Greig Laidlaw’s shadowAndy Farrell has declared Rob Kearney and Keith Earls available for Ireland’s World Cup opener...

The experts' tips for success in Japan

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup, three Omnisport writers take a look at the main talking points for the tournament in Japan.       It is little surprise to see powerhouses New Zealand...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

"He almost single-handedly beat the All Blacks in 2012" - Andy Goode backs Manu Tuilagi to shine at the RWC

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England international Andy Goode knows about the daunting prospect of facing Manu Tuilagi, a player he thinks will shine in Japan.         Manu Tuilagi can help England...

Five players who can consider themselves unfortunate to miss the Rugby World Cup in Japan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at five top players who might consider themselves unfortunate to miss the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       The world's best are converging on Japan for the 2019 Rugby...

Kearney adds to Ireland's injury worries

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney has emerged as a major doubt for Ireland’s World Cup opener against Scotland on Sunday according to multiple reports.     It is understood that veteran...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Rugby World Cup Update

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...