Rugby World Cup: Fiji star's kit stolen on return to UK Fiji player Sam Matavesi says three kit bags were stolen from his car when he returned from Japan. BBC News - Published 23 hours ago
Rugby World Cup: Are Tier Two nations closing the gap? The 100-point winning margins of yesteryear are gone, so are rugby union's lesser lights starting to challenge the Rugby World Cup's established powerhouses? BBC News - Published 1 day ago
Wales 35-13 Uruguay: French test awaits Wales in RWC quarter-finals
Wales secure a World Cup quarter-final clash against France next Sunday with a 35-13 victory over Uruguay. The Six Nations champions fielded only three of their probable last-eight starting XV - wing..
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England rugby fans "disappointed" in game cancellation
England rugby fans are disappointed that the match against France has been cancelled because of the threat from Typhoon Hagibis, but say it's the right decision.
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England v France, NZ v Italy cancelled due to typhoon
Rugby World Cup organisers cancel England against France and New Zealand's match against Italy on safety grounds caused by the potential threat of Typhoon Hagibis.
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Ireland v Samoa: Rugby World Cup match preview
An in-depth look at Ireland's crucial World Cup clash with Samoa in Pool A. Defeat against the Pacific islanders would put Joe Schmidt's men on the brink of elimination.
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Rugby world cup matches cancelled due to typhoon
Rugby World Cup organisers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament's 32-year history on Thursday, eliminating Italy as a result. Ryan Brooks reports.
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RWC: England v France called off due to Super Typhoon Hagibis
World Cup tournament director Alan Gilpin has confirmed at World Rugby's press conference that the clash between France and England has been cancelled due to Super Typhoon Hagibis. Scotland's match..
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Super Typhoon Hagibis: Japan's Rugby World Cup and F1 under threat
England will learn on Thursday whether their World Cup group decider against France will be cancelled or relocated due to the approach of Super Typhoon Hagibis. World Rugby has called a press..
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Scotland v Russia: Rugby World Cup match preview
An in-depth look at Scotland's Group A pool match against Russia, with Gregor Townsend's men hoping to beat a side who have yet to win a match in the World Cup history.
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England through to Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
England capitalised on Tomas Lavanini's dismissal to secure their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable 39-10 victory over Argentina at Tokyo Stadium. The Pumas were forced to play..
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Rugby World Cup: England v Argentina match preview
An in-depth preview of England's Rugby World Cup match against Argentina, as they look to guarantee progression to the quarter-finals.
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Rugby World Cup match preview: Ireland v Russia
Ireland prepare to take on Russia in the Rugby World Cup, following a shock defeat to host nation Japan in their last tournament match.
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"No problem" with team changes, says France captain Picamoles
France's Rugby World Cup captain Louis Picamoles says it will be "no problem" after 12 team changes are made to their starting line-up for their second match against the United States.
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Rugby World Cup: England ready for Australia despite low-key start, says Ben Youngs England scrum-half Ben Youngs says his team will be ready for their World Cup quarter-final with Australia despite a truncated group stage. BBC News - Published 2 days ago
World Cup hosts Japan knock out Sctoland Scotland crash out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage for only the second time after being beaten by an irrepressible Japan in Yokohama. BBC News - Published 3 days ago Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales book France quarter with stuttering 35-13 Uruguay win Wales labour to a 35-13 Rugby World Cup win over Uruguay to seal top spot in Pool D and set up a quarter-final against France. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan to go ahead Scotland's World Cup game with Japan will go ahead on Sunday, World Rugby confirms. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Rugby World Cup 2019: Namibia-Canada off amid safety fears World Cup organisers cancel Sunday's match between Namibia and Canada in Kamaishi because of safety concerns caused by Typhoon Hagibis. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Australia 27-8 Georgia: Wallabies labour to Rugby World Cup victory England's probable last eight opponents Australia labour to victory over Georgia in swirling wind and rain in Shizuoka. BBC News - Published 5 days ago Rugby World Cup: Scotland drop captain Stuart McInally for Japan decider Scotland captain Stuart McInally is dropped for Sunday's crucial World Cup Pool A decider against Japan. BBC News - Published 5 days ago
Tipuric to lead Wales as Gatland makes 13 changes for Uruguay Justin Tipuric leads Wales for the first time as Wales make 13 changes for their final Rugby World Cup pool game against Uruguay on Sunday. BBC News - Published 5 days ago
Ireland call on fit-again Henshaw against Samoa Robbie Henshaw will play for the first time at this year's Rugby World Cup having been named at outside centre for Ireland's final pool game against Samoa. BBC News - Published 6 days ago
Rugby World Cup: England v France call-off disappointing but correct - Eddie Jones Head coach Eddie Jones says England are upset by the cancellation of their World Cup match against France but back World Rugby's decision. BBC News - Published 6 days ago
Rugby World Cup: England-France match called off because of Typhoon Hagibis England's Rugby World Cup Pool C match against France is called off because of the approach of Typhoon Hagibis. BBC News - Published 6 days ago England prepare for typhoon disruption at Rugby World Cup Defence coach John Mitchell says England feel prepared should Typhoon Hagabis affect their World Cup match against France. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Rugby World Cup: England prepare for typhoon disruption against France Defence coach John Mitchell says England feel prepared should Typhoon Hagabis affect their World Cup match against France. BBC News - Published 1 week ago South Africa 66-7 Canada: Springboks seal Rugby World Cup quarter-final place South Africa score 10 tries to seal their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a dazzling victory over Canada in Kobe. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Rugby World Cup: England wing Joe Cokanasiga - from dancer to main event Four years ago, Joe Cokanasiga was part of the World Cup pre-match entertainment. Now he could be England's joker in Japan. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Typhoon Hagibis changes course: England Rugby World Cup match and F1 race threatened England's final World Cup group match against France and F1 qualifying could be affected as the typhoon that is due to hit Japan changes course. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Rugby World Cup: England's Billy Vunipola still an injury doubt to face France Doubts continue to grow about the fitness of England's Billy Vunipola as the number eight sits out training wearing a surgical boot. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Typhoon Hagibis: Rugby World Cup and F1 could be affected Rugby World Cup organisers are monitoring a powerful typhoon forming to the south of Japan which could bring fierce winds and torrential rain. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Rugby World Cup: England's Billy Vunipola being monitored over ankle knock England's Billy Vunipola must wait another 24 hours to find out the full extent of his ankle injury picked up in the win over Argentina. BBC News - Published 1 week ago France beat Tonga to set up England showdown France will play England next Saturday to decide who tops Pool C after they finally subdued a battling Tonga at the Rugby World Cup. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
New Zealand overpower Namibia at Rugby World Cup World champions New Zealand stretch out to comprehensive 62-point winning margin over lowly Namibia, but only after the underdogs had held them up with a brave first-half display. BBC News - Published 1 week ago Springboks cruise to bonus-point win over 14-man Italy South Africa score seven tries as they cruise to a bonus-point win over 14-man Italy to keep their Rugby World Cup hopes alive. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Rugby World Cup: England taking nothing for granted against Argentina England are taking nothing for granted before Argentina challenge with quarter-final place at stake, writes Tom Fordyce. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Rugby World Cup: England coach Eddie Jones picks team to play Argentina George Ford is again at fly-half with captain Owen Farrell at inside centre in the England team to face Argentina in the World Cup on Saturday. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Rugby World Cup: New Zealand thrash Canada with nine tries Defending champions New Zealand run in nine tries to thrash Canada 63-0 and record their second convincing win at the World Cup. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Rugby World Cup: England's Maro Itoje on downtime in Japan Taking wickets and political podcasts - England's Maro Itoje outlines how he relaxes between Rugby World Cup matches. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Rugby World Cup: England news conference interrupted by phone England's Sam Underhill and Jamie George are interrupted by a "brilliant ringtone" at the news conference ahead of Saturday's clash versus Argentina. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Rugby World Cup: One man's search into Japan's mysterious rugby past Samurai, silence and pistols on the pitch. Japan's rugby history is unique - and a lot longer than you might think. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Rugby World Cup: England's Manu Tuilagi grateful to be in Japan Centre Manu Tuilagi says he wants to "make the most" of his fresh chance with England after thinking he might "never play rugby again". BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Rugby World Cup: Billy Vunipola tells of England's group therapy England had "honesty sessions" before the World Cup to rid themselves of "baggage" from the 2015 tournament, Billy Vunipola reveals. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
England v Argentina: Billy Vunipola enjoying Japan's Rugby World Cup before next match Billy Vunipola says he is feeling recharged after some downtime in Osaka as England prepare to face Argentina on Saturday. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago 'Scotland must either front up or get ready to go home from World Cup' Gregor Townsend and Scotland face a "monumental" moment as they prepare to play Samoa in the Rugby World Cup, suggests BBC Scotland's chief sportswriter Tom English. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
England: Piers Francis cleared to play after high tackle England back Piers Francis is free to play in the Rugby World Cup after a disciplinary panel decides not to uphold his citing for a high tackle. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Australia 25-29 Wales: Gatland's men hold out to win thriller Wales beat Australia in an enthralling thriller in Tokyo to secure a second win from their opening two Rugby World Cup games. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Rugby World Cup: England's Piers Francis has been cited for high tackle England's Piers Francis is cited for foul play after a tackle that left US full-back Will Hooley with concussion in their Rugby World Cup match on Thursday. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago England thrash United States 45-7 in Rugby World Cup England hit their World Cup straps with a seven-try demolition of the USA to make it two bonus-point wins from two. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Fiji on the brink of World Cup exit after stunning Uruguay win Uruguay leave Fiji on the brink of exiting the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage as they pull off a stunning win in Kamaishi. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago England: Ruaridh McConnochie, Joe Cokanasiga & Piers Francis to make Rugby World Cup debuts England make 10 changes to their starting line-up for the second game of their World Cup campaign as coach Eddie Jones looks to deal with the short turnaround between matches. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Wales lock Cory Hill is out of Rugby World Cup, Bradley Davies called up Wales second row Cory Hill has been ruled out of the World Cup without playing a game with Bradley Davies called up. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Wales forecast good after stormy Rugby World Cup start Wales' preparations for their opening World Cup game were far from tranquil but six tries and five points claimed against Georgia keeps them on track. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Injured Scotland flanker Watson ruled out of World Cup Injured Scotland flanker Hamish Watson will play no further part in the Rugby World Cup and is replaced by Magnus Bradbury. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Wales prepare for opening match with Georgia Team news, stats and quotes as Wales open their Rugby World Cup campaign against Georgia in Toyota City on Monday (11:15 BST). BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Ireland 27-3 Scotland: Joe Schmidt's side win Rugby World Cup opener Ruthless Ireland frank their status as the world's top-ranked side with a clinical Rugby World Cup victory against a meek Scotland in Yokohama. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Rugby World Cup: Extreme weather warning issued as typhoon approaches Japan Rugby World Cup organisers issue an extreme weather warning and close two fanzones as a large and powerful typhoon approaches Japan. BBC News - Published on September 21, 2019
Rugby World Cup: Wales fans told to cover tattoos in Japan Supporters are warned tattoos can be associated with gangsters in the World Cup host country. BBC News - Published on September 20, 2019 Rugby World Cup: New Zealand pick Beauden Barrett at 15 to face South Africa New Zealand pick Beauden Barrett at full-back and Richie Mo'unga at fly-half in their team to face South Africa on Saturday. BBC News - Published on September 19, 2019
Matt Dawson column: England join All Blacks and South Africa in Rugby World Cup top tier Former England scrum-half Matt Dawson answers five key questions as the start of the Rugby World Cup in Japan looms. BBC News - Published on September 19, 2019 'We gave up everything for this’ - epic journeys to the Rugby World Cup Jobs have been quit, house deposits spent and continents crossed - without flying - to get to the Rugby World Cup in Japan. BBC News - Published on September 18, 2019