Rugby World Cup
‘I keep myself to myself’: Beno Obano, Maro Itoje on dealing with rugby’s culture clash
England hopeful, Beno Obano, has opened up on the culture clash that he has experienced as a rugby player of Nigerian descent, with the Bath prop admitting that he chooses to keep himself...
Australia to review rules after abysmal rugby World Cup outing
Australia is reviewing “Giteau’s Law”, which governs which foreign-based players are allowed to play for the Wallabies, after a poor World Cup.
South Africa defeats England to win third Rugby world cup
South Africa broke English hearts with a ruthless display of power rugby to seize their third Rugby World Cup in devastating fashion.Twenty two points from the boot of nerveless fly-half Handre Pollard and second-half tries from wingers Makazole Mapimpi ...
New Zealand hammer Wales, win bronze at Rugby World Cup
Warren Gatland’s 12-year reign in charge of Wales ended with a 40-17 defeat against New Zealand in the World Cup bronze match in Tokyo yesterday.
England parades ‘killer squad’ against South Africa in Rugby World Cup final
England head coach Eddie Jones says his team are ready to produce their finest hour after naming an unchanged team for tomorrow’s World Cup final against South Africa. Captain Owen Farrell, leading try-scorer Jonny May and prop Kyle Sinckler have all been passed fit after carrying knocks from the semi-final win over New Zealand.
Echoes from Newlands ’95 as England, New Zealand set for Rugby World Cup semifinal
More than 24 years have passed since England last played New Zealand in a World Cup semi-final, but those on the pitch at Newlands on June 18, 1995 still have vivid memories of one man: Jonah Lomu.
Wales’ Navidi out of Rugby World Cup
Josh Navidi is out of the World Cup after tearing his hamstring against France in the World Cup quarter-final. The Wales flanker, 28, was taken off in the 28th minute of the 20-19 win in Oita on Sunday and has now been ruled out of the tournament with a grade two tear.
Adesanya, Whittaker UFC fight pits New Zealand against Australia
The ‘big’ fight between Nigerian-born Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight titleholder, Israel Adesanya and Robert John Whittaker on October 6 in Melbourne will rekindle the sports rivalry between New Zealand and Australia.
Japan opens Rugby World Cup with victory over Russia
Wing Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as hosts Japan got their World Cup campaign under way with a 30-10 victory against Russia.