RWC Preview: Japan vs South Africa

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Leitch declared "the end is not here" as Japan plot another sensational defeat of South Africa in their first Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Sunday.   The hosts reached the last eight...

Ireland crash out in the quarters as New Zealand march on

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England are up next for New Zealand after the reigning Rugby World Cup champions recorded an emphatic win over Ireland in Tokyo.     New Zealand remain right on course to retain the Rugby...

New Zealand name strongest team as Brodie Retallick returns for World Cup quarter-final

4 days ago by The Guardian

Captain Kieran Read also back in side for game in Tokyo We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismLock Brodie Retallick has returned for the All...

England-France & New Zealand-Italy games cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's Rugby World Cup showdown against France and New Zealand's clash with Italy have been cancelled due to the pending threat of Typhoon Hagibis.   World Rugby announced the two pool fixtures...

All Blacks were all smiles, selfies, jokes and big laughs. Until now

6 days ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Maybe it says everything about the way the All Blacks are that the day after they learned their final pool game against Italy had been cancelled, they woke up super early and battered themselves senseless...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Namibia v Canada cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia and Canada's final Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup has been cancelled due to the impact of Typhoon Hagibis.   Both teams were aiming to claim a first win of the tournament in Japan,...

Day 25 at the Rugby World Cup: Ireland secure quarter-final place

1 week ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

England’s match with France and New Zealand’s encounter with Italy were cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis.

Scotland's hopes in the balance with inspection to follow Typhoon Hagibis

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby will undertake a venue inspection following the passing of Typhoon Hagibis before deciding whether Scotland's crunch Rugby World Cup clash against Japan goes ahead.   The Pool A fixture...

RWC Preview: Ireland v Samoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt vowed Ireland will leave nothing to chance when they take on Samoa in their final Rugby World Cup pool match.     Saturday's encounter in Fukuoka was in doubt due to Typhoon Hagibis,...