Crucial TMO call was right, but England will learn from All Blacks defeat
New Zealand showed why the road to the Rugby World Cup runs through them, but Eddie Jones' side laid a marker at Twickenham.
Wallabies need 'momentum', so what's selection answer?
Stick with the same tired, struggling players or opt for some fresh young blood? Matt Toomua admits Michael Cheika faces some difficult decisions before the Wallabies' crucial Test against Italy.
Genia urges fans to stick with Wallabies
Wallabies halfback Will Genia admits nothing less than a convincing Test victory will suffice against European minnows Italy on Saturday.
Fired up Eddie Jones tells Japan 'be worried'
A fired-up Eddie Jones says his England side will be "absolutely ruthless" and aiming to "physically smash" Japan when the teams meet on Saturday.
Jones: Referees' meetings a 'waste of time'
England head coach Eddie Jones is planning to boycott future referees' meetings after labelling them as a 'waste of time'.
Japan squad paid £13 per day - coach
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has revealed his squad are paid just £13 day as they prepare to face England on Saturday.
Why Franco Mostert is so important to the Boks
One of South Africa's more understated players, Franco Mostert, seems to bring a calmness to the Springboks' lineout thanks to his calling and skill in the air.
Scotland star Hogg quits Glasgow for Exeter
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of Scotland international Stuart Hogg on a two-year deal.
O'Driscoll, Umaga draw line under '05 tackle
Former British & Irish Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll insists he and Tana Umaga have finally drawn a line under the controversial tackle that ended his tour of New Zealand in 2005.
Hansen open to having chat to Schmidt about NZ job
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen is willing to sit down and have a chat to Ireland's Joe Schmidt about the pressures of the All Blacks job if he is serious about applying for it.
Springboks enjoy that winning feeling again
After two narrow defeats, South Africa were able to reverse their fortunes and snatch a last-gasp victory of their own against France in Paris on Saturday, even if coach Rassie Erasmus felt they had not been at their best.
France reflect on cruel Springboks defeat
French hopes of posting a morale-boosting win in the build-up to next year's World Cup were dashed in a dramatic finish to Saturday's test against South Africa, much to the bitter disappointment of both their coach and captain.
Wales finally end losing run against Australia
Replacement fullback Dan Biggar kicked a late penalty as Wales claimed a first success over nemesis Australia in 14 games.
Hooper rues missed opportunities
Australia skipper Michael Hooper admits he made the wrong move in not kicking for goal after the Wallabies sunk to a disappointing 9-6 Test loss to Wales.
Gatland praises Welsh bench for Australia win
Wales coach Warren Gatland says the strength of their bench played a major role in the narrow 9-6 victory over Australia at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Snook targets Kenya's first Rugby World Cup
Kenya may be a little undercooked going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup repechage competition, but coach Ian Snook is hopeful his team can book a first ever finals berth to become the third African side heading to Japan.
AAC sets record straight on Wallabies return
Adam Ashley-Cooper insists he has unfinished business with the Wallabies as he begins his quest to play in a fourth Rugby World Cup.
Read to retire from All Blacks after World Cup
The curtain will come down on Kieran Read's illustrious All Blacks career at next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Dyantyi, Larmour, Tu'inukuafe Breakthrough Player nominees
"The Breakthrough Player of the Year Award recognises the most exciting talent to burst onto the international 15s or sevens stage and highlights the 'ones to watch'," World Rugby chief Bill Beaumont says.
Folau pens four-year Wallabies, NSW deal
Israel Folau is set to play for Australia to the end of 2022 after reportedly signing a four-year contract extension with the Wallabies and NSW Waratahs.
Kenya recall Kopondo for RWC repechage
Simbas coach Ian Snook has also included Kenya Shujaa Sevens stars Collins Injera, Nelson Oyoo, Samuel Oliech and Andrew Amonde in his 30-man squad.
IRFU on Schmidt future: 'No one is indispensable'
Joe Schmidt will decide on whether to remain with Ireland beyond next year's Rugby World Cup following the autumn internationals in November.
Cheika promises Cup spectacle aboard 'spaceship'
Win, lose or draw, Michael Cheika is promising Wallabies fans a spectacular start to Australia's 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign in Japan.
Dick Muir hails Springboks' progress
Former Springboks assistant coach Dick Muir has hailed the progress made by the South African national team under director of rugby and coach Rassie Erasmus.
Scans confirm Robertson ruptured ACL
Wallabies prop Tom Robertson faces a race against time to be fit for next year's Rugby World Cup after scans confirmed he would need surgery on his knee to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
All Blacks still Cup kings, but gap has closed
Australia may have disappointed during the Rugby Championship but the performance of South Africa, despite throwing the game away in Pretoria, shows the All Blacks aren't World Cup certainties -- Craig Dowd writes.
Wallabies rocked by Robertson injury blow
Wallabies prop Tom Robertson's World Cup hopes are in jeopardy after suffering a potentially serious knee injury in Argentina.
Georgia coaching job a 'perfect fit' - Rowntree
Former England international Graham Rowntree has told ESPN he jumped at the opportunity to become Georgia's forwards coach ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Jones consults FA over World Cup WAGS policy
Eddie Jones says he has approached the Football Association for advice before deciding if he will allow players' wives and girlfriends to attend the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Rugby players warned to cover tattoos in Japan
World Rugby have advised players who are competing in the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year to cover up their tattoos to avoid being mistaken as part of the Japanese mafia.
RWC needs stronger teams, not more teams - Hassanein
World Rugby must prioritise welfare and the conditions of players from tier-two nations, ahead of expanding the Rugby World Cup, the organisation representing rugby players worldwide says.
What to expect of Japan as host nation for Rugby World Cup 2019
With Asia's first Rugby World Cup on the horizon, the 12 host cities are preparing themselves for an estimated 400,000 visiting fans from across the world.
Will England taste Rugby World Cup glory in 2019?
England are enduring a torrid run of form for the first time under Eddie Jones, but can they turn it around for the World Cup?
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