Tag: World Rugby
Cheika had previously indicated he would not reapply for his job if they failed to win the tournament.
The viewership figures are higher than the audience of the 2002 Fifa World Cup final which was also held in Japan.
Replica kits fly off shelves as Brave Blossoms reach World Cup quarterfinals.
Japan is the first Asian country to qualify for the quarterfinals.
Canada was scheduled to play Namibia but the match was cancelled because of the expected impact of the typhoon.
Centre Bundee Aki became the seventh player to be shown a red card at the tournament but Ireland were already 21-5 up at that stage.
World Cup's insensitive blunder particularly embarrassing given countries’ tense relations.
Rob Howley sent home by Wales Rugby Union four days before World Cup for possible gambling.
The global governing body of rugby union said there were already 2.7 million women playing the game.
The revamp of international rugby would have the world's top 12 nations all playing each other once every year.
Brett Gosper stated that red cards will remain part of rugby in order to crack down on concussion-related injuries.
World Rugby has advised both players and supporters to cover up tattoos during the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan to avoid causing offence to their hosts.