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I've had better birthdays, says Gatland after Howley's Wales exit

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' Rugby World Cup squad have pulled together after the shock of backs coach Rob Howley being sent home from Japan over an alleged breach of betting regulations.       On Tuesday,...

The experts' tips for success in Japan

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup, three Omnisport writers take a look at the main talking points for the tournament in Japan.       It is little surprise to see powerhouses New Zealand...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

Japan determined not to crash out early at home Rugby World Cup

7 hours ago by The Guardian

• Hosts face tough opening game against Russia on Friday• England first hosts out at group stage four years agoJapan are determined not to be a World Cup failure like England and fail to qualify for...

Rugby World Cup Update

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

An update from Japan as we are just two days away from the start of the tournament.         Hosts Japan name team for Rugby World Cup opener against Russia     FULL...

Gatland will be furious but Howley situation must not be a distraction

18 hours ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The big thing is that this must not be a distraction to Wales. It will only be that if it is allowed to rumble on. They can't get beaten by Australia and blame it on the Howley situation. ...

Wilkinson's drop goal, Lomu's bulldozer and other memorable RWC moments

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, we take a look at some of the tournament's most memorable moments.     Over the next six weeks, dreams will be realised, heroes will emerge and hearts...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Rugby World Cup Update

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw unlikely to feature against Scotland   #RWC2019 Reasonably positive news on Robbie Henshaw @henshawrob after the scan. He is unlikely to feature v @Scotlandteam He...

Four Smaller Rugby World Cup Games Worth Tuning In For

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next week and while everyone is looking forward to those big clashes involving the tier 1 nations, such as New Zealand v South Africa and Ireland v Scotland, we...