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

17 hours 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...

Cheika seeks World Cup masterstroke with teenager at centre against England

1 day ago by The Guardian

Jordan Petaia has played only 100 minutes of Test rugby‘I trust him infinitely,’ coach says of youngest World Cup centreIf it turns out this is the last Australian team Michael Cheika ever picks, he...

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

4 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...

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...

Cheika addressing Australia discipline issues

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Cheika has been working on ways for Australia to limit the number of penalties they are conceding at the Rugby World Cup.     The Wallabies comfortably defeated Uruguay 45-10 on Saturday...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia 45-10 Uruguay

1 week 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...

Winner and Loser: Georgia vs Fiji

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji registered their first win of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Thursday, as they beat Georgia 45-10 at the Hanazono Rugby Stadium in Higashi-osaka, Japan.    The Pacific Islanders, who ran...