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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: fans give their previews and predictions

9 hours ago by The Guardian

South Africa are confident. Scotland are hard to predict. Wales have high hopes. And Uruguay just want to win a gameWe hope to win it, but is that realistic? We will be competitive and we will trouble...

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...

Rugby World Cup: Ireland pair Kearney and Earls fit to face Scotland

1 day ago by The Guardian

Andy Farrell says Irish team are ‘building nicely’Stuart Hogg finding himself in Greig Laidlaw’s shadowAndy Farrell has declared Rob Kearney and Keith Earls available for Ireland’s World Cup opener...

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...

Five players who can consider themselves unfortunate to miss the Rugby World Cup in Japan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at five top players who might consider themselves unfortunate to miss the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       The world's best are converging on Japan for the 2019 Rugby...

Predicting Ireland's team to face Scotland

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt heads into his opening 2019 Rugby World Cup match with Scotland with a number of his front line backs under an injury cloud.     However, the New Zealander does have a full stocked...