Rugby World Cup
31 Jul 2020
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...
22 Nov 2019
Australia is reviewing “Giteau’s Law”, which governs which foreign-based players are allowed to play for the Wallabies, after a poor World Cup.
3 Nov 2019
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 ...
2 Nov 2019
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.
1 Nov 2019
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.
27 Oct 2019
If England have ever produced a better 80 minutes of rugby union, then no-one dancing round Yokohama or screaming the sofas down back home could care to remember it.
24 Oct 2019
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.
22 Oct 2019
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.
26 Sep 2019
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.
21 Sep 2019
Wing Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as hosts Japan got their World Cup campaign under way with a 30-10 victory against Russia.
18 Sep 2019
Organisers said the Rugby World Cup was set to break broadcast records and grow the game in Asia as excitement builds in Japan, with huge crowds turning out for training sessions ahead of Friday’s kick-off, reports AFP.