Thunderstorm could put Ireland's opener at risk

Thunderstorm could put Ireland's opener at risk

Ireland's World Cup opening clash with Scotland could be in danger if a forecasted thunderstorm arrives in Yokohama this weekend.     Joe Schmidt's side are due to take on the Scots at...

Rob Kearney in contention for Scotland match despite calf injury

Rob Kearney in contention for Scotland match despite calf injury

Ireland's Rob Kearney is in doubt for the World Cup opener against Scotland after the full-back suffered what an IRFU spokesperson described as "a bit of tightness in his calf.”   But the...

World Cup refs to crack down on high tackles

World Cup refs to crack down on high tackles

World Cup referees’ boss Alain Rolland warned that officials would be more rigorous than ever in penalising high tackles in Japan, shrugging off concerns that a rush of red cards could affect the...

NRC 2019 Round Three: Western Force vs Melbourne Rising
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NRC 2019 Round Three: Western Force vs Melbourne Rising

Western Force sent a strong warning to the NRC with a statement victory over the Melbourne Rising. Force were impressive from start to finish, defending...

10 Best Individual RWC Performances in History!
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10 Best Individual RWC Performances in History!

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Kieran Read deserves to be winning captain, says Warburton

Kieran Read deserves to be winning captain, says Warburton

Sam Warburton believes New Zealand captain Kieran Read deserves to be a Rugby World Cup-winning skipper and can foresee a successful All Blacks campaign.     Read will retire after the upcoming...