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Can England, Ireland, South Africa or Wales reign? Ranking the contenders to dethrone the All Blacks

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may not prove to be the case in the long run, but New Zealand feel a little vulnerable going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup.     Having failed to win this year's shortened version of the...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday.     The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty...

The Miracle of Brighton - How beating the Springboks set the stage for Japan

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan were meant to stand no chance against mighty South Africa but sprang the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history in Brighton.         Shortly after breakfast on September...

The Breakdown | New Zealand have been fallible in World Cup years before – and won

15 hours ago by The Guardian

Struggles against South Africa and Ireland have encouraged belief All Blacks can be toppled, but write them off at your perilSouth Africa have spent the week preparing for their opener against New Zealand...

The Deadliest Wingers At The Rugby World Cup

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

With many expecting this to be the closest contested World Cup to date, we thought it would be worthwhile having a few of the deadliest wingers in the competition this year.        All...

Skipper McInally can be catalyst for Scotland - Hastings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Captain Stuart McInally can be a catalyst for Scotland at the Rugby World Cup, according to former captain Gavin Hastings.     Scotland begin their campaign on Sunday against Ireland in a...

The experts' tips for success in Japan

1 day 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

1 day 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...

Rugby World Cup Update

1 day 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...

"He almost single-handedly beat the All Blacks in 2012" - Andy Goode backs Manu Tuilagi to shine at the RWC

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England international Andy Goode knows about the daunting prospect of facing Manu Tuilagi, a player he thinks will shine in Japan.         Manu Tuilagi can help England...