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
Vermeulen hits 50 as the Springboks name team to face the All Blacks
Wales release a statement on Rob Howley
The Welsh Rugby Union have released the following statement following the reports that Rob Howley has been sent back to Wales following breaches of World Rugby's regulations on betting.
"The WRU can confirm that Rob Howley has returned to Wales to assist with an investigation in relation to a potential breach of World Rugby regulation 6, specifically betting on rugby union.
The decision was taken to act immediately in light of recent information passed to the WRU.
Wallabies lock Izack Rodda pens new long-term deal with Rugby Australia
Wallabies lock Izack Rodda has today signed a new four-year deal to remain with the Queensland Reds and the Wallabies through 2023.
Andy Goode backs Manu Tuilagi to shine at the Rugby World Cup
How Ireland could line up against Scotland
World Rugby open to larger RWC squads in the future
World Rugby bosses have hit back at the top coaches following claims that the 31-man World Cup squads threaten player welfare by insisting that the top coaches left their objections too late to have any effect for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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