Australia great Adam Ashley-Cooper is on a personal mission to win the World Cup for his great friend Guy Grinham who died in England this week of cancer.
France captain Thierry Dusautoir has dismissed talk of player unrest on the eve of Les Bleus’ Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.
Four years ago George North congratulated Tyler Morgan on winning a schoolboy final, but on Saturday they will be in the same side when Wales face South Africa in a World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham.
Nehe Milner-Skudder is blessed with All Blacks blood in his veins but his size makes him a rarity on the wing in the modern game.
Despite the thumping tackles, clashing of heads, and extreme physicality of the game, players’ injury rates in the 2015 Rugby World Cup bear comparison with those of the previous tournament, according to the organisers.
South Africa winger JP Pietersen will return from injury to form an attacking spearhead with Bryan Habana against Wales in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham.
New Zealand’s Dan Carter is as big as it gets in rugby union, the poster child of a sport played in more than 100 countries.
Ireland are “quietly confident” on flyhalf Johnny Sexton’s chances of recovering from his groin strain in time to play a part in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina this weekend, scrum coach Greg Feek said on Wednesday.
South Africa winger JP Pietersen’s return from injury is the only change to Heyneke Meyer’s team to face Wales in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham.
Young South African Jesse Kriel has had a roller-coaster Rugby World Cup but that has not stopped the centre enjoying every minute of his stay in England.
Japanese rugby players received a hero’s welcome on their return home Tuesday after their stunning England 2015 campaign boosted the popularity of a sport still unfamiliar to many locals.
Bryan Habana believes there are few comparisons that can be made between South Africa’s Rugby World Cup winners of 2007 and the Class of 2015, but insists this year’s squad can emulate that triumph.
Ireland captain Paul O’Connell’s international career came to a premature end on Tuesday when he was ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup in another major injury blow for the Pool D winners.
Wales are battle-hardened and ready for a massive physical test in their World Cup quarter-final against South Africa, forwards coach Robin McBryde said on Monday.
Scotland are “massive underdogs” and have nothing to lose against Australia in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Sunday, prop Alasdair Dickinson said.
Some strange awards for the man of the match at the World Cup has prompted a rethink over how it is decided, organisers said Monday.
Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony has been ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup and replaced by Leinster’s Rhys Ruddock, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said on Monday.
France are never as dangerous as when they have their backs against the wall and with a Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand looming they should be in their favourite position.
Japanese women recorded a 33 points to 12 victory over China women’s team in the final of the Asian Rugby Sevens Series 2015 round two played at the Race Course International rugby Stadium yesterday.
South Africa are set to be at full strength for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Wales at Twickenham on Saturday, with lock Victor Matfield and wing JP Pietersen progressing well in their recovery from injury.