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The Breakdown | Reffing hell: Rugby World Cup needs to clear up collision confusion

2 weeks ago by The Guardian

It is right that dangerous challenges are not tolerated but why is the sport’s biggest event being used to change behaviour?The World Cup is descending into reffing hell. Various coaches have taken aim,...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia 25-29 Wales

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales took a huge step towards topping Pool D at the Rugby World Cup with a nail-biting 29-25 win over a fast-finishing over Australia in Tokyo.     First-half tries from Hadleigh...

Wales looking to give the northern hemisphere a shot in the arm

3 weeks ago by The Guardian

Warren Gatland’s side are favourites against Australia in Tokyo but recent history is not on their sideBernard Foley was quick with a retort when asked why, four years after the Six Nations failed to...

Uncapped Shannon Touhey one of six Connacht players in Ireland squad

3 weeks ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs has named a squad of 37 ahead of their busy November schedule, which will see them travel to Scotland and France for training and practice games ahead of a November...

GUINNESS PRO14: Round 1 Preview

3 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

The GUINNESS PRO14 returns to action 125 days after Leinster defended their title at Celtic Park against Glasgow Warriors and set a new record of six crowns in front of the largest crowd to ever attend...

Wales v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

4 weeks ago by The Guardian

Live updates from the grand slam winners’ openerGatland looks to restore order after whirlwind weekEmail your thoughts to Luke or tweet him here 11.06am BST How have the Six Nations teams gone so far?Ireland...

Sexton and Best lead the charge as Ireland prove their credentials

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton and Rory Best led the way as Ireland's thumping win over Scotland affirmed their credentials as Rugby World Cup challengers.       Ireland have never made it past the...

The six minutes of magic that showed the All Blacks ruthlessness

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six minutes of first-half brilliance against South Africa underlined why New Zealand are Rugby World Cup favourites once again.       New Zealand were far from perfect in their Rugby...

Head-To-Head: Ireland v Scotland

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

A statistical preview of Sunday’s opening Rugby World Cup Pool A game between Ireland and Wales at the International Stadium in Yokohama (kick-off 4.45pm local time/8.45am Irish time). RUGBY WORLD...

England have earned the right to be among the favourites – Dallaglio

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have earned the right to be considered among the favourites for the Rugby World Cup, according to Lawrence Dallaglio.     Eddie Jones' side, along with top-ranked Ireland, Six Nations...