Retiring Canadian great deprived of 'fairytale ending' to career

3 days ago by Rugby Dump

Retiring Canada winger DTH van der Merwe has said that he was deprived of a “fairytale ending” to his career when his country’s match with Namibia was cancelled last weekend.

New Zealand name strongest team as Brodie Retallick returns for World Cup quarter-final

5 days ago by The Guardian

Captain Kieran Read also back in side for game in Tokyo We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismLock Brodie Retallick has returned for the All...

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

1 week 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...

Canada players help with Typhoon Hagibis clean-up operation

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada players took to the streets of Kamaishi to help with recovery efforts after Typhoon Hagibis prevented them facing Namibia in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.     World Rugby...

Japan v Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

1 week ago by The Guardian

Live updates of crucial Pool A decider | Kick off: 11.45am BSTScotland v Japan to go ahead but Namibia v Canada called offAndy Bull: Japan ready to think big after hard years with JonesEmail lee.calvert.casual@theguardian.com...

United States v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

1 week ago by The Guardian

Live updates from the Pool C match in HigashiosakaCheck out all the latest World Cup standingsDrop Richard an email | Tweet @rrjparkin 6.09am BST In terms of the Rugby World Cup, there was no Namibia...

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan match to go ahead

1 week ago by The Guardian

World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoonWales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada offScotland’s must-win World Cup game against the hosts Japan – “the biggest match...

Namibia v Canada cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia and Canada's final Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup has been cancelled due to the impact of Typhoon Hagibis.   Both teams were aiming to claim a first win of the tournament in Japan,...

RWC Review: Ireland 47-5 Samoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton claimed an 18-point haul as Ireland sealed their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with a 47-5 thrashing of Samoa despite Bundee Aki's red card.   Ireland knew maximum points...

Update on status of Namibia v Canada match in Kamaishi

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organising Committee notes and supports the strong recommendation issued by the Governor of Iwate prefecture & the Major of Kamaishi warning all residents and visitors...