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

17 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...

I've had better birthdays, says Gatland after Howley's Wales exit

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' Rugby World Cup squad have pulled together after the shock of backs coach Rob Howley being sent home from Japan over an alleged breach of betting regulations.       On Tuesday,...

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...

Russia coach Lyn Jones names his team to face Japan

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia coach Lyn Jones has named his team for the Pool A match against Japan at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, 20 September.     Russia's RWC 2019 squad has nine players who were called up for their...

Rugby World Cup: Pool C Preview

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool of death one of Argentina, England or France not progressing to the Quarter Finals.         Many feel it will be between Argentina and France with England still feeling...

Vermeulen hits 50 as the Springboks name team to face the All Blacks

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday 23 for their first World Cup match against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday.       The Springboks will field an unchanged...

Rugby World Cup Update

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

An update from Japan as we are just two days away from the start of the tournament.         Hosts Japan name team for Rugby World Cup opener against Russia     FULL...

Hosts Japan name team for Rugby World Cup opener against Russia

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named his team for the Pool A match against Russia at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, 20 September:     Blindside flanker Michael Leitch will become the second player...

Rugby World Cup: Pool B Preview

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Apart from Pool C this is the most talked about group with the current World Champions involved and up against a South African side that in the last 18 months have managed to claw their way back in contention....