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Rugby World Cup 2019: England will peak in Japan, says Jonny May

1 hour 21 min 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.

Rugby World Cup: The Wales prop and the lovespoon

4 hours 17 min ago
Wales prop Rhys Carre explains why he is carrying a traditional Welsh lovespoon around Japan for the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Can Wales lay ghosts of tournaments past?

5 hours 4 min ago
Red cards, injuries, hammerings and bad luck stories. Why optimism comes hard for Wales fans at the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Pick your England XV to face Tonga

5 hours 25 min ago
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.

Jacques Vermeulen: Exeter sign South African forward from Sharks

7 hours 37 min ago
Exeter sign former South Africa Under-20 flanker Jacques Vermeulen from Sharks on a three-year contract.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales rugby team choir on song in Japan

7 hours 54 min ago
Wales' rugby squad sings the hymn Calon Lan for Japanese schoolchildren at a reception ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Only 'touch' rugby will stop concussions happening - Price

10 hours 35 min ago
Concussions will always happen, says Scotland scrum-half Ali Price in the wake of David Denton's early retirement.

Rugby World Cup stadiums: Where are matches being played?

12 hours 21 min ago
Floating pitches, volcano views and cities named after car companies await fans at Rugby World Cup venues in Japan.

Ireland's Aki shrugs off criticism of overseas-born players

13 hours 39 min ago
Ireland's New Zealand-born centre Bundee Aki is unfazed by criticism of the country's selection of players born overseas.

Wales training session in Japan attracts 15,000 crowd

14 hours 1 min ago
A crowd of 15,000 packs Kitakyushu Stadium to watch Wales' first World Cup training session in Japan.

Scotland forward Denton retires following concussion

15 hours 52 min ago
David Denton, capped 42 times by Scotland, retires aged 29 following a concussion he sustained playing for Leicester in October.

England captain Farrell 'adjusts tackling technique'

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 23:01
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 using baby oil on rugby balls to prepare for humidity at World Cup

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 22:18
Wales have been covering rugby balls in baby oil to prepare for humidity in games at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Emotional finish to Ironman for Thomas

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 20:36
The Welsh ex-rugby captain finishes the Ironman challenge after revealing he has HIV.

Matt Duncan: 'Rugby mindset' helps former Scotland wing tackle MS symptoms

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 16:27
Former Scotland rugby international Matt Duncan says his "playing mindset" is helping him deal with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

Poor discipline could cost England - Woodward

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 13:28
Poor discipline could be the only "chink" in England's chances of winning the Rugby World Cup, says former head coach Sir Clive Woodward.

Ritchie to miss Scotland's opener against Ireland

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 10:02
Jamie Ritchie will miss Scotland's World Cup opener with Ireland despite joining up with the squad in Japan, says head coach Gregor Townsend.

'We can win it most definitely' - Mitchell says England can match 2003 heroes

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 08:11
England defence coach John Mitchell says the class of 2019 can emulate the heroes of 2003 and win the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales' Adam Beard and Cory Hill out of Georgia match

Sun, 15/09/2019 - 08:07
Warren Gatland is "concerned" about Wales' lock options with Adam Beard and Cory Hill out of the World Cup opener against Georgia.

Ex-Wales captain Thomas reveals he has HIV

Sat, 14/09/2019 - 21:45
Gareth Thomas says by revealing his condition he wants to "educate and break the stigma for everybody".

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