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Crunch Japan-Scotland World Cup match gets go-ahead

Fans encouraged to arrive at stadium as early as possible.

Springboks star Etzebeth facing legal action for racist abuse, assault

There is not urgency to get the 27-year-old back to South Africa.

Folau’s League bid falters as Tonga bosses suspended

The 30-year-old has been caught in a bitter power struggle and looks likely to end up on the losing side.

Tuilagi double helps untidy England to bonus-point win over Tonga

England captain Owen Farrell delighted to have made a winning start.

Ireland juggernaut batters Scots in Yokohama drizzle

Joe Schmidt was delighted with Ireland’s first half.

Parisse makes Rugby World Cup history as Italy dispatch Namibia

Italy had to recover from a slow start to beat Namibia in their World Cup opener.

5-minute blitz gets All Blacks home over Springboks

For the fourth time in as many matches at this World Cup, the team that scored first finished second. 

Not perfect but job done, now for Wales says Australia coach...

Michael Cheika says he is not looking for perfection.

Nervy France survive Pumas scare in World Cup opener

Argentina will have to beat England in their next match to avoid an early exit.

Italy’s Parisse prepares for historic fifth World Cup

Sergio Parisse is taking things one day at a time at his fifth Rugby World Cup.

Wallabies survive Fiji scare to win Rugby World Cup opener

Australia were 9 points down in the second half staring at an upset at the hands of Fiji.

Former Wales captain Thomas explains HIV stance

Gareth Thomas wants to empower people who are suffering from HIV.

Rugby World Cup host city hoping for the best, prepared for...

Rugby World Cup organisers are planning ahead in case a natural disaster strikes and causes damage to tournament venues.

Springbok Etzebeth denies racial incident

A man was allegedly racially and physically abused by a group that included Eben Etzebeth.

Israel Folau claims anti-gay sacking a ‘restraint of trade’

Israel Folau is seeking A$10 million in compensation due to lost sponsorship and marketing opportunities.

Virimi Vakatawa beefs up French World Cup rugby squad

Vakatawa is back in favour after being dropped for lacklustre showing in 2018 Six Nations tournament

Disappointed Cheika tells Wallabies to ‘suck it up’ and move on

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is unconcerned by the trashing his men suffered at the hands of the All Blacks.

All Blacks whip Wallabies to send out World Cup message

It is the first time since 2012 and the eighth time overall that Australia have failed to score in a Test against New Zealand.

Israel Folau’s social media accounts vanish ahead of court hearing

Checks on Israel Folau’s Twitter and Instagram accounts show they are no longer active.

Wallabies coach Cheika dismisses ‘Mickey Mouse’ jibe

Steve Hansen denies calling Michael Cheika the Disney character.

Try, try and try again: Rugby’s attempts to break China

Rugby is going through growing pains in China where the sport remains mysterious to many.

Wallabies expect to peak at Rugby World Cup, says coach

Despite losing for the 10th time in 13 Tests, Wallabies coach says he is seeing improvements in his side.

Depleted New Zealand survive onslaught to defeat Argentina

The victory over Argentina is New Zealand’s 450th Test win.

Bad boy O’Connor back in Wallabies frame with Reds deal

James O'Connor has kept out of trouble in two seasons with the Sharks and also kept his Instagram feed busy with pictures of himself meditating.