1. 3 Key Matchups For World Cup Final

    3 Key Matchups For World Cup Final

    Oct 31, 2019

    England face South Africa in what promises to be a brutally compelling Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama on Saturday.
  2. A Boat Race For 3rd Place? Gatland Thinks So

    A Boat Race For 3rd Place? Gatland Thinks So

    Oct 30, 2019

    Wales coach Warren Gatland joked Wednesday that a drinking game should settle third place at the Rugby World Cup as he prepares his disappointed players to face New Zealand.
  3. Just One Change For All Blacks Ahead Of Semi-Final

    Just One Change For All Blacks Ahead Of Semi-Final

    Oct 25, 2019

    Defending champions New Zealand have made one change to their side to play England in Saturday's World Cup semi-final, a match coach Steve Hansen said could be one "for the ages".
  4. One Change For England Ahead Of Biggest Game In 12 Years

    One Change For England Ahead Of Biggest Game In 12 Years

    Oct 24, 2019

    England will be playing arguably their biggest game since the 2007 World Cup final this Saturday against New Zealand, and for the occasion Eddie Jones has made just one adjustment to last week's lineup. 
  5. Irreplaceable Welsh Duo Expected To Be Fit For Semis

    Irreplaceable Welsh Duo Expected To Be Fit For Semis

    Oct 23, 2019

    Wales are confident their crucial but injury-prone center pairing of Jonathan Davies and Hadleigh Parkes will be fit for Sunday's World Cup semifinal against South Africa.
  6. Wales vs South Africa: How'd We Get Here?

    Wales vs South Africa: How'd We Get Here?

    Oct 21, 2019

    Wales and South Africa each progressed their way to the semifinals on Sunday, beating France and Japan, respectively. 
  7. England vs New Zealand: How'd We Get Here?

    England vs New Zealand: How'd We Get Here?

    Oct 21, 2019

    The world's top two teams laid down serious statements on Saturday, as England and New Zealand each put in dominant displays against Australia and Ireland in the quarterfinals. 
  8. Wales Have Played Their 'Get Out Of Jail Card'

    Wales Have Played Their 'Get Out Of Jail Card'

    Oct 21, 2019

    Wales have played their "get out of jail card," coach Warren Gatland said Monday of his team's nail-biting victory over France that set up a World Cup semifinal against South Africa this weekend.
  9. Irishmen Primed For All Blacks Battle

    Irishmen Primed For All Blacks Battle

    Oct 17, 2019

    Joe Schmidt has named a starting side that includes eight players from Leinster for Saturday's quarterfinal showdown with New Zealand. 
  10. Surprise Move: Ford Out, Slade In For England

    Surprise Move: Ford Out, Slade In For England

    Oct 17, 2019

    Coach Eddie Jones has surprised many by moving flyhalf George Ford to the bench for England's quarterfinal bout with Australia.
  11. Age-Old Rivalry Reignited This Weekend

    Age-Old Rivalry Reignited This Weekend

    Oct 16, 2019

    Australian coaches Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika will renew a rivalry stretching back more than 30 years when Jones's England face the Wallabies in Saturday's World Cup quarterfinal in Oita, Japan.
  12. 8 X-Factors For This Weekend's Quarterfinals

    8 X-Factors For This Weekend's Quarterfinals

    Oct 15, 2019

    Eight stand-out players from the Rugby World Cup quarter-finalists, ahead of this weekend's games:
  13. So Just How Is Japan Setting The World Cup Alight?

    So Just How Is Japan Setting The World Cup Alight?

    Oct 14, 2019

    Japan weren't expected to reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, but they have confounded their critics and surprised the sport by unleashing a "unique" style -- a combination of high-speed attack and defensive tenacity.
  14. The Quarterfinal Table Is Set: Now It's Time To Eat

    The Quarterfinal Table Is Set: Now It's Time To Eat

    Oct 14, 2019

    With Japan's convincing victory over Scotland, the World Cup quarterfinal table has officially been set, and with it come four mouth-watering fixtures. 
  15. Ireland In Hot Water Without Bundee Aki

    Ireland In Hot Water Without Bundee Aki

    Oct 12, 2019

    Aside from Johnny Sexton, Ireland could afford to lose Bundee Aki less than almost any other player.