Sports quiz of the week: winners, losers, movers and history makers

1 day ago by The Guardian

Who is in Sydney? Who is in Leicester? And who is at home?Liverpool have started the season with eight wins in a row. Which club once began a top-flight campaign with 11 straight victories?Manchester United...

Homeward bound: The lesser known lights who shone in World Cup pool stages

4 days ago by The Guardian

From flying Fijians and huge Tongan props to diminutive Uruguayan flankers, seven players who lit up the group phaseThe most destructive outside back of the tournament so far would make any backline in...

England-France & New Zealand-Italy games cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's Rugby World Cup showdown against France and New Zealand's clash with Italy have been cancelled due to the pending threat of Typhoon Hagibis.   World Rugby announced the two pool fixtures...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Talking Points: Australia vs Georgia

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It wasn’t a game to remember but Australia got the job done against a well coach Georgian outfit on Friday afternoon. The Aussies beat their European opponents 27-8 and outscored them four tries...

Rugby World Cup Preview: Australia v Georgia

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dane Haylett-Petty has backed Michael Cheika's approach of chopping and changing at the Rugby World Cup ahead of Australia's final Pool D match against Georgia on Friday.     Cheika has rotated...

RWC Preview: Wales vs Fiji

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Davies jokingly told Warren Gatland he had "finally seen the light" after being named in Wales' side to face Fiji - but is serious about making the most of a chance to start at the Rugby...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia 45-10 Uruguay

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Petaia enjoyed a memorable debut as Australia bounced back from their loss to Wales with a 45-10 victory over Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.     The Wallabies could not...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia v Uruguay

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Slipper says Australia are treating the coming days as "Grand Final week" as they prepare to do battle with Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup.     A rousing fightback was unable to...

Fiji find their flair against Georgia

2 weeks ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Fiji finally found their flair as they bounced back from their shock World Cup defeat by Uruguay with a resounding 45-10 win over Georgia that sent a warning to their next opponents Wales.