BBC Sport - Rugby Union
Updated: 58 min 35 sec ago
England winger Jonny May says his side "will peak" and are ready to "do something very special" at the World Cup, which begins on Friday.
Wales prop Rhys Carre explains why he is carrying a traditional Welsh lovespoon around Japan for the Rugby World Cup.
Red cards, injuries, hammerings and bad luck stories. Why optimism comes hard for Wales fans at the Rugby World Cup.
Owen Farrell or George Ford at fly-half? Tom Curry, Sam Underhill or Mark Wilson as flankers? Pick your England team to face Tonga in Sapporo.
Exeter sign former South Africa Under-20 flanker Jacques Vermeulen from Sharks on a three-year contract.
Wales' rugby squad sings the hymn Calon Lan for Japanese schoolchildren at a reception ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Concussions will always happen, says Scotland scrum-half Ali Price in the wake of David Denton's early retirement.
Floating pitches, volcano views and cities named after car companies await fans at Rugby World Cup venues in Japan.
Ireland's New Zealand-born centre Bundee Aki is unfazed by criticism of the country's selection of players born overseas.
A crowd of 15,000 packs Kitakyushu Stadium to watch Wales' first World Cup training session in Japan.
David Denton, capped 42 times by Scotland, retires aged 29 following a concussion he sustained playing for Leicester in October.
England captain Owen Farrell has made adjustments to his technique as World Rugby tries to clamp down on high tackles and shoulder charges at the Rugby World Cup
Wales have been covering rugby balls in baby oil to prepare for humidity in games at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
The Welsh ex-rugby captain finishes the Ironman challenge after revealing he has HIV.
Former Scotland rugby international Matt Duncan says his "playing mindset" is helping him deal with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
Poor discipline could be the only "chink" in England's chances of winning the Rugby World Cup, says former head coach Sir Clive Woodward.
Jamie Ritchie will miss Scotland's World Cup opener with Ireland despite joining up with the squad in Japan, says head coach Gregor Townsend.
England defence coach John Mitchell says the class of 2019 can emulate the heroes of 2003 and win the Rugby World Cup.
Warren Gatland is "concerned" about Wales' lock options with Adam Beard and Cory Hill out of the World Cup opener against Georgia.
Gareth Thomas says by revealing his condition he wants to "educate and break the stigma for everybody".