Monday, October 5, 2015
Let the post-mortems begin. Every Rugby World Cup host had reached at least the quarterfinals until England failed on Saturday when it lost to Australia 33-13 at Twickenham.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
England, led by captain Chris Robshaw, entered an early day of World Cup reckoning on Saturday needing to beat Australia to avoid becoming the first hosts to fail to reach the knockout rounds.
France closed in on a Rugby World Cup quarterfinals spot after scoring five tries in a 41-18 win against Canada in their Pool D match on Thursday.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Ireland have never reached a Rugby World Cup semifinal but former captain Keith Wood believes they can win the trophy if they beat France in their final pool match.
Australia will not take on wounded World Cup hosts England on Saturday with revenge on their minds, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Dan Biggar kicked Wales to a stunning 28-25 comeback victory over World Cup hosts England on Saturday as South Africa got their campaign back on course with an emphatic 46-6 triumph over Samoa.
Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a fracture to his jaw, an injury coach Heyneke Meyer described as a massive blow to the team.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Two Australian rugby league players were in intensive care on Tuesday after being rushed to hospital for taking too many painkillers, their South Sydney Rabbitohs club said.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Japan turned its first matchup with mighty South Africa into the biggest shock in Rugby World Cup history on Saturday when the 1,000-1 no-hopers won 34-32.
Monday, September 7, 2015
With their Mad Max-style wheelchairs, tattoos, and aggression-filled faces, Rio de Janeiro's wheelchair rugby players would seem near impossible to stop.