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Rugby World Cup: England beat Argentina and Australia dominate Uruguay – video highlights

1 week ago by The Guardian

England are safely into the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup with a game to spare after a six-try victory over a 14-man Argentina. Australia got their campaign back on track with a 45-10...

RWC Preview: Ireland v Russia

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt believes Ireland have made the right call by opting not to risk Robbie Henshaw and instead hand Garry Ringrose a third consecutive start at the Rugby World Cup.   Ringrose is one of...

Wallabies new boy can benefit from Haylett-Petty and Beale experience

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Teenager Jordan Petaia will benefit from playing alongside Dane Haylett-Petty and Kurtley Beale when he makes his Australia debut at the Rugby World Cup, according to Michael Cheika.     Petaia...

England's Francis avoids ban for high tackle

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Piers Francis is free to play in England's crunch Rugby World Cup match against Argentina after avoiding a suspension for his high tackle in Thursday's win over the United States.     The...

Scarlets sign Fiji World Cup lock

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have announced the signing of Fijian World Cup lock Tevita Ratuva, bringing their contingent in Japan up to 15 players.     The 6ft 6in forward came off the bench at half-time during...

Scotland Rugby World Cup Update: Ali Price ruled out

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh scrum-half Henry Pyrgos will replace injured Glasgow Warriors counterpart Ali Price in the Scotland squad for Rugby World Cup 2019.   The 28 times capped scrum-half sustained a foot injury...

Rugby World Cup 2019 Preview: Russia v Samoa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vaeluaga Steve Jackson has emphasised the importance of consistency in team selection after confirming Chris Vui will captain Samoa in their Rugby World Cup clash with Russia.     Samoa...

Reece Hodge cited for dangerous tackle

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies back Reece Hodge has been cited for the controversial tackle that left Fiji flanker Peceli Yato concussed during Saturday’s Rugby World Cup clash.   Hodge appeared to tackle...

2019 Rugby World Cup: Russia v Samoa

3 weeks ago by Rugby World

The Russians will be looking to bounce back from defeat by Japan against Samoa in KumagayaPassion: Samoa perform the Siva Tau before their recent Test against Australia (Getty Images)The Russians will...

A look at Wales' opening game against Georgia

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones has been lauded by Wales coach Warren Gatland as he prepares to rack up a landmark appearance against Georgia.       Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes Alun Wyn Jones...