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Bar brawl lands Uruguay Rugby World Cup team in trouble

Players are reported to have punched walls, mirrors, ruined DJ equipment.

Japanese rugby jerseys selling like hot cakes

Replica kits fly off shelves as Brave Blossoms reach World Cup quarterfinals.

Clean-up, rescue efforts in Japan as typhoon toll nears 70

More than 3,000 people have been rescued in wake of disaster.

Half of Japan tuned in for win over Scotland

Figures will be welcomed by World Rugby.

58 dead, rescuers in ‘day and night’ hunt for missing in...

Rescue work was almost thwarted by additional rainfall.

Namibia-Canada World Cup match cancelled after typhoon

Fans advised to not travel to Kamaishi or the venue.

Samoa coach insists all not lost after Scotland defeat

Coach Steve Jackson believes his side can still qualify for the quarterfinals.

Wales beat Australia to take control of Pool D

Australia now potentially face a trickier tie in quarterfinals.

Powerful Georgia slay giant-killers Uruguay at World Cup

Georgia coach Milton Haig targeted Sunday's clash as a 'must-win' game.

Japan fans in disbelief after winning against Ireland

This is the first time Brave Blossoms have defeated world No 1 Ireland.

Sexton to sit out Ireland’s World Cup clash with Japan

Coach Joe Schmidt says Sexton is not happy about being left out.

All Blacks’ Sonny Bill apologises to Malaysian pixman

New Zealand star republished photo of himself without crediting photographer Faiz Azizan.

Early blitz lifts 6-try Wales to win over Georgia in World...

The Welsh were rampant in the first half which gave them a 29-0 lead at halftime.

Anger in New Zealand over Rugby World Cup stream fail

The broadcasters screened the second half for free, apologising to fans.

Tonga more than just a physical threat, says England flanker

Sam Underhill says Tongans are renowned for their physicality, thus England must play their best.

Haskell trades in rugby boots for MMA gloves due to injury.

Haskell prepares to put his body on the line in for promoter Bellator's heavyweight division.

Japan’s Yamada eyes World Cup spot with French club stint

Akihito Yamada signed with French club Lyon in August on a two-month temporary deal in his quest to earn a spot in Japan's Rugby World Cup squad.

Hansen ‘proud’ but says All Blacks discipline still an issue

The All Blacks coach refuses to get carried away after his team thrashed the Wallabies and maintains that his players discipline still remain an issue.

De Bruin steps down from Springboks role for health reasons

De Bruin was not with the team since they drew 16-16 with New Zealand in Wellington last month and asked to be released from his role for personal and health issues.

Japan’s Mafi to face assault trial after World Cup

The 29-year-old loose forward was charged with intent to injure following an altercation with former Melbourne Rebels teammate Lopeti Timani in Dunedin in July last year.

Get Carter: All Blacks legend settles Bledisloe nerves

Assistant coach Ian Foster said that Dan Carter have joined the All Blacks squad at training in Auckland to offer advice to Barrett and Mo'unga ahead of this weekend's Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia.

Wallabies bracing for Black-lash at Eden Park, says Naisarani

Rookie number eight Isi Naisarani says he expects the All Blacks to come back stronger.

Woodward: Lack of scrum-half cover could haunt England at World Cup

Former coach Clive Woodward says 'It could be something that is never mentioned again but if there are injuries, England could be in real trouble'.

Jones ready for England ‘family fall-out’ at World Cup

'I've coached for 25 years, I've never been confident in a team being smooth,' coach Eddie Jones says after announcing his England squad in Bristol.