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Wales 29-17 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened

Wales saw off Fiji in a fascinating, attritional battle but have several injury concerns ahead of their match against UruguayRead Paul Rees’s match r...

Wales 29-17 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened

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Wales 29-17 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Wales saw off Fiji in a fascinating, attritional battle but have several injury concerns ahead of their match against UruguayRead Paul Rees’s match r...
14:36, 2019-10-09

Wales v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool D match in OitaHow they stand: tables, fixtures and resultsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 10.29a...
11:36, 2019-10-09

Georgia v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Fiji exorcise shock loss against Uruguay with Georgia thumpingRugby World Cup 2019: fixtures, tables and results 8.47am BST And here’s the match repo...
10:08, 2019-10-03

Australia 39-21 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Australia 39-21 FijiWallabies open Pool D with a come-from-behind win 7.54am BST So, it’s one from one in Pool D for Australia, as they start their n...
09:24, 2019-09-21

Fiji 27-30 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: All the action as it happened as Uruguay defeat Fiji in an historic day for South American rugby. 8.35am BST Well, that’s i...
12:40, 2019-09-25

Georgia 10-45 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Fiji finally found their feet with a dominant victory as their jet-heeled backs tore their Pool D rivals apart in a seven-try routRugby World Cup 201...
12:08, 2019-10-03

Fiji v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: All the action as it happened as Uruguay defeat Fiji in an historic day for South American rugby. 8.35am BST Well, that’s i...
10:24, 2019-09-25

Wales vs Fiji LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule after Scotland thrash Russia Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Wales take on Fiji....
12:56, 2019-10-09

Wales 43-14 Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales flew out of the blocks and secured a first-half bonus point before their opponents rallied superbly to draw the second half 14-14 2.05pm BST R...
15:32, 2019-09-23

Wales 35-13 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales stuttered in the face of a magnificent display by underdogs Uruguay but eventually secured the victory that guaranteed top spot in Pool DRead G...
13:36, 2019-10-13

Australia 25-29 Wales: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales held a 23-8 lead at half-time but Australia rallied in the second half and just fell short, earning a losing point 10.58am BST For the Welsh, p...
12:12, 2019-09-29

Wales vs Fiji result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule after Scotland thrash Russia Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Wales booked a quarter-final spot with a 29-17 win over Fiji....
17:56, 2019-10-09

Australia vs Wales as it happened: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where the Wallabies return to action against Wales this morning....
12:24, 2019-09-29

Warren Gatland urges Wales to shut down Fiji threat at Rugby World Cup • ‘We know we are in control of our destiny,’ says head coach• We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our indepen...
15:00, 2019-10-08

Rugby World Cup: Wales survive Fiji scare as Scotland put nine past Russia - video highlights Wales came from 10-0 down to defeat Fiji 29-17 and book their place in the quarter-finals, Scotland set up an eliminator against Japan after routing ...
16:36, 2019-10-09

Wales 17-22 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened Jacob Stockdale scored two first-half tries for resurgent Ireland as they spoiled Warren Gatland’s Cardiff send-off 4.48pm BST Thanks for following t...
19:16, 2019-08-31

Wales 13-6 England: Rugby World Cup warmup – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: George North’s try made the difference as Wales won in Cardiff 4.46pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your company. 4.46p...
18:28, 2019-08-17

Ireland 19-10 Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened All the action as Ireland reach number one in the world after victory over a misfiring Wales in Dublin 4.38pm BST That’s your lot from me, look forwa...
19:20, 2019-09-07

England 33-19 Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened England powered to victory and denied Wales the world No 1 ranking in their opening Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham 4.27pm BST That’s it from m...
18:28, 2019-08-11

Fiji v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in Kamaishi Any thoughts? Email or tweet @bloodandmudScott Fardy on rugby in tsunami-hit Kamaishi 5.54am BST Ref issuesT...
07:20, 2019-09-25

Australia v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Wallabies’ opening gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 5.15am BST With a flurry of pomp and pageantry the Rugby World Cup is...
06:36, 2019-09-21

Georgia v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool D match in OsakaRugby World Cup 2019: fixtures, tables and resultsEmail Richard here or tweet @rrjparkin 5.50a...
07:04, 2019-10-03

Gatland on Wales's win over Fiji: 'A tough, physical, great game of rugby' – video 'It was a tough, physical, great game of rugby,' said Warren Gatland, Wales head coach, as his team beat Fiji 29-17 in Oita. The captain Alun Wyn Jon...
18:40, 2019-10-09

Georgia vs Fiji LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Georgia meet Fiji in Higashiosaka....
07:20, 2019-10-03

Rugby World Cup 2019 results LIVE: Ireland vs Russia, Georgia vs Fiji plus England team news Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as we head towards the business end of the pool stage....
07:20, 2019-10-03

Australia v Wales: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in KamaishiAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 8.09am BST Hi all! Sal...
09:16, 2019-09-29

Wales v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the grand slam winners’ openerGatland looks to restore order after whirlwind weekEmail your thoughts to Luke or tweet him here 11.0...
12:18, 2019-09-23

Wales v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool D match in KumamotoCheck out all the latest World Cup standingsDrop Luke an email here | Tweet him here 8.24am BST Hello, ...
09:40, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup 2019 results LIVE: Ireland vs Russia, Fiji thrash Georgia plus England team news Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as we head towards the business end of the pool stage....
10:20, 2019-10-03

Rugby World Cup 2019 results LIVE: Ireland beat Russia, Fiji thrash Georgia plus England team news Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as we head towards the business end of the pool stage....
14:52, 2019-10-03

England 45-7 USA: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened England steamrollered the USA in Kobe in a game that saw eight tries and one red card 2.06pm BST And with that, I’m gone. Those were 78 impressive mi...
16:12, 2019-09-26

USA 19-31 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Tonga scored a fourth try with the last play of the game to secure a bonus point, while the USA leave the World Cup without a point 8.52am BST So tha...
10:00, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup 2019: France 33-9 USA – as it happened France were just three points ahead with 20 minutes to go after an inconsistent, ill-disciplined display but found another gear to seal a bonus-point...
12:56, 2019-10-02

France 23-21 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened France were made to battle for victory against a spirited, physical Tonga outfit in this bruising Pool C encounter - but eventually squeezed home by ...
13:00, 2019-10-06

Scotland 34-0 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Scotland got the bonus-point win they so badly needed to get their World Cup campaign back on track on Kobe 1.51pm BST Right then, that’ll be me. It’...
14:56, 2019-09-30

Ireland v Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened All the minute by minute updates from Ireland’s convincing win over Samoa in their final Pool B game 2.07pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your co...
16:08, 2019-10-12

Japan 19-12 Ireland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Japan pull off another famous Rugby World Cup upsetAll the fixtures, tables and results from Japan 11.21am BST Right, that seems like a good a place ...
12:52, 2019-09-28

Ireland 27-3 Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Ireland overpowered Six Nations rivals Scotland with an impressively powerful and precise display in a crunch Pool A encounter in Yokohama 11.22am BS...
13:28, 2019-09-22

Ireland 47-5 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened All the minute by minute updates from Ireland’s convincing win over Samoa in their final Pool B game 2.07pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your co...
17:20, 2019-10-12

Georgia 33-7 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Georgia put a halt to Uruguay’s hopes of two Rugby World Cup wins with a convincing victory. 8.51am BST That’s it from me, let’s all go and take in W...
10:32, 2019-09-29

Italy 48-7 Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened The Azzuri ran in seven tries as they outclassed Canada, who paid the price for missed first-half chances in Fukuoka 11.03am BST Here’s our report fr...
12:48, 2019-09-26

England 39-10 Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Up against 14 men for over an hour, England ran in six tries to secure their place in the knockout stages Read Rob Kitson’s match report from the Tok...
13:08, 2019-10-05

Japan 38-19 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Host nation Japan overcame stout resistance from Samoa to secure victory with a dramatic bonus-point clinching fourth try deep into added time in Toy...
15:48, 2019-10-05

Argentina beat USA at Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened South Americans east past US in final Pool C gameJoaquín Tuculet and Juan Cruz Mallia score two tries 8.00am BST That’s all from me, thanks for your ...
10:04, 2019-10-09

Argentina 28-12 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened All the action as Argentina opened their win account against Tonga in Pool C 8.00am BST That’s it from me for this match, but you can skip on over t...
09:52, 2019-09-28

Argentina v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened All the action as Argentina opened their win account against Tonga in Pool C 8.00am BST That’s it from me for this match, but you can skip on over t...
09:08, 2019-09-28

New Zealand 71-9 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Updates from the Pool B game in TokyoEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts on the matchWe are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please h...
09:12, 2019-10-06

Japan 28-21 Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Scotland are out of the World Cup after being deservedly beaten by a rampant Japan, who will face South Africa in the quarter-finalsRead Robert Kitso...
15:44, 2019-10-13

Italy 47-22 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Live updates from the Pool B clash in HanazonoPool B: New Zealand stand firm in heavyweight thrillerSend your thoughts to Geoff on email or on Twitte...
09:28, 2019-09-22

Russia 9-34 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Samoa trailed at half-time but ultimately won comfortably in a game littered with controversial decisions by referee Romain Poite and his TMOHow they...
14:45, 2019-09-24

France 23-21 Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened France survive late Pumas revival to edge pool C openerAustralia overcome Fiji fright | New Zealand v South Africa! 10.33am BST Where to even begin w...
11:40, 2019-09-21

Scotland 61-0 Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Needing at least four tries against Russia to keep their World Cup hopes alive, a rampant Scotland ran in nine including a George Horne hat-trick 10....
11:36, 2019-10-09

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand 63-0 Canada – as it happened New Zealand scored nine tries and came close to a few more in a vicious thwacking of an outclassed Canada 1.38pm BST And with that, I’ll be off to to...
15:40, 2019-10-02

Australia 45-10 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wallabies put on second-half showing after early yellow cardsAll the fixtures, tables and results from Japan 8.49am BST A tough one to assess for Aus...
10:16, 2019-10-05

Ireland 35-0 Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Ireland got the bonus-point win they needed to stay on course for the quarter-finals but were made to work hard by a determined Russian side in diffi...
17:00, 2019-10-03

England 35-3 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Manu Tuilagi was back to his best, scoring two tries, in a solid but unspectacular victory for EnglandRead Robert Kitson’s match report from Sapporo ...
14:48, 2019-09-22

Argentina beat USA 47-17 at Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened South Americans east past US in final Pool C gameJoaquín Tuculet and Juan Cruz Mallia score two tries 8.00am BST That’s all from me, thanks for your ...
11:04, 2019-10-09

Australia v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Late tries earn Australia a fourth bonus point against a resolute Georgia 1.38pm BST And if you missed any of the action, here’s the full-time report...
14:56, 2019-10-11

Wales vs Uruguay LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Wales take on Uruguay....
10:12, 2019-10-13

Australia vs Wales LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where the Wallabies return to action against Wales this morning....
08:44, 2019-09-29

South Africa 66-7 Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened South Africa gave 14-man Canada a sound thrashing to guarantee their place in the quarter-finals 1.41pm BST Right, I’ll be off. Here’s a match report...
15:00, 2019-10-08

South Africa 49-3 Italy: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Springboks crush 14-man Italy in unrelenting showingAll the fixtures, tables and results from Japan 1.24pm BST It was billed as a potential banana-sk...
15:00, 2019-10-04

New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened A first-half barrage of 17 points inside five minutes, including tries by George Bridge and Scott Barrett, saw champions New Zealand overcome South A...
14:40, 2019-09-21

South Africa 57-3 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Our live updates, as they happened, from South Africa’s thrashing of a spirited Namibia 1.09pm BST That’ll do for me today. I’ll be back tomorrow fo...
14:24, 2019-09-28

France vs Wales, 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: Prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV, h2h Two European heavyweights collide when Wales take on France in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals....
16:56, 2019-10-15

Rugby World Cup 2019 LIVE: England team news as fans flock to see Wales training session The 2019 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with Friday's tournament opener between hosts Japan and minnows Russia in Tokyo now tantalisingly close....
10:53, 2019-09-16

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan 30-10 Russia in the opening game – as it happened Kotaro Matsushima ran in a hat-trick as Japan kicked off their Rugby World Cup with a 30-10 victory against Russia in Tokyo 2.26pm BST Thank you for ...
16:00, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup news 2019 LIVE: England team latest as Wales shocked by Rob Howley betting allegations The 2019 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with the tournament opener between hosts Japan and minnows Russia in Tokyo now just two days away....
10:21, 2019-09-18

Rugby World Cup 2019 news live: England team updates as fans flock to see Wales training session The 2019 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with Friday's tournament opener between hosts Japan and minnows Russia in Tokyo now tantalisingly close....
10:04, 2019-09-16

Rugby World Cup news 2019 LIVE: England team latest and build-up, Wales react to Rob Howley scandal The 2019 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with Friday's tournament opener between hosts Japan and minnows Russia in Tokyo now tantalisingly close....
10:28, 2019-09-19

Fiji 27-30 Uruguay: First shock of Rugby World Cup as Los Teros edge thriller Uruguay produced a major World Cup upset as they secured a shock 30-27 defeat of woeful Pool D rivals Fiji on a poignant day in Kamaishi....
09:20, 2019-09-25

Uruguay's historic 30-27 Rugby World Cup victory over Fiji – video highlights It was the first time in 16 years that Uruguay were on the winning side as they pulled off a historic 30-27 victory over Fiji in Kamaishi. When the ...
12:40, 2019-09-25

Rugby World Cup: Ireland 35-0 victors over Russia and Fiji dominate Georgia – video highlights Ireland's World Cup journey is back on track, after Joe Schmidt's side beat Russia 35-0 in Pool A and secured an important bonus point. Despite the s...
17:00, 2019-10-03

Wales v Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 2.30pm BST match in CardiffJarrod Evans hopes to take chance and claim spot for WalesYou can email Luke here or tweet him @lukemclau...
16:44, 2019-08-31

Wales v England: Rugby World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from the Principality Stadium, kick-off 2.15pm (BST)England and Wales could battle it out to become world leadersFeel free to email Lee ...
14:56, 2019-08-17

Rugby World Cup: Wales aim to put Rob Howley saga behind them against Georgia Gatland hands Aaron Wainwright World Cup debutWelsh preparations hit by attack coach’s departureWarren Gatland has handed rookie flanker Aaron Wainwr...
09:52, 2019-09-21

Wales 17-22 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 2.30pm BST match in CardiffJarrod Evans hopes to take chance and claim spot for WalesYou can email Luke here or tweet him @lukemclau...
17:48, 2019-08-31

Rugby World Cup: Wales aim to put Howley saga to bed against Georgia Gatland hands Aaron Wainwright World Cup debutWelsh preparations hit by attack coach’s departureWarren Gatland has handed rookie flanker Aaron Wainwr...
10:52, 2019-09-21

Wales’ Taulupe Faletau out of Rugby World Cup with broken collarbone • Injury-hit No 8 suffers setback in training and needs surgery• ‘Innocuous training ground incident’ resulted in breakWales will be without one of t...
20:32, 2019-08-01

Experienced Wales looking forward to Rugby World Cup match up with Georgia Warren Gatland has named a strong and experienced side after the departure of attack coach Rob Howley.Warren Gatland has handed rookie flanker Aaron ...
07:52, 2019-09-21

Ireland 19-10 Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – live! Updates from the 2pm BST match at the Aviva StadiumEmail Lee or tweet @bloodandmud with your thoughts 4.09pm BST Warren Gatland gives some thoughts“I...
17:36, 2019-09-07

Ireland v Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – live! Updates from the 2pm BST match at the Aviva StadiumRhys Patchell: ‘It’s a long time since I’ve been this excited’Email Lee or tweet @bloodandmud with...
15:08, 2019-09-07

England v Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – live! Updates from the 2pm BST game at TwickenhamEngland players stake claim as Jones wields axeGatland: Wales ‘in good place’ with No 1 in sightGet in tou...
14:08, 2019-08-11

Wales’ first-half blitz ensures victory over Georgia in Rugby World Cup • One-sided half resulted in Wales leading 29-0 at half-time• Georgia fought back after interval and edged third-quarterWales had to replace their at...
15:32, 2019-09-23

Cory Hill named in Wales Rugby World Cup squad despite leg fracture • Dragons lock has not played since February• Patchell also selected while Evans and Lee miss outCory Hill has been named in Wales’ 31-man World Cup ...
16:44, 2019-09-01

Wales attempt to steady ship after Rob Howley bombshell at Rugby World Cup WRU knew about suspected betting breach a week agoThe ‘devastated’ assistant coach has returned homeThe Welsh Rugby Union have revealed they were fir...
09:41, 2019-09-18

Michael Cheika hits out at World Rugby as Wallabies ring changes for Wales Australia coach angered by Reece Hodge banBernard Foley returns to partner Will Genia Michael Cheika launched a stinging attack on World Rugby follow...
07:48, 2019-09-27

Rugby World Cup: flying start for Wales in 43-14 win over Georgia – video highlights Wales's World Cup journey got off to a flying start in a 43-14 win over Georgia at Toyota City Stadium. Warren Gatland's men ran in four tries to lea...
17:08, 2019-09-23

Wales working hard to stay within laws at Rugby World Cup, says Justin Tipuric • Warren Gatland’s side put in extra tackle technique training• Wales face Australia in key Pool D match on SundayJustin Tipuric says Wales have done...
23:24, 2019-09-26

Cory Hill and young guns backed in Wales Rugby World Cup squad • Dragons lock has not played since February• Carre and Patchell inclusion show Wales’ growthOne day after watching Wales lose at home for the first ...
00:28, 2019-09-02

Michael Cheika hits out at World Rugby over Hodge ban as Wallabies ring changes for Wales Australia coach angered by Reece Hodge suspensionBernard Foley returns to partner Will Genia Michael Cheika launched a stinging attack on World Rugby...
09:00, 2019-09-27

Rob Howley, Wales assistant head coach, sent home from Rugby World Cup over betting allegations Wales assistant head coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the side's Rugby World Cup base in Japan over a potential breach of betting regulations...
18:56, 2019-09-17

Rugby World Cup: Japan defeat Scotland, Wales stutter against Uruguay – video highlights Scotland are out of the Rugby World Cup after a stunning 28-21 win by hosts Japan in Yokohama booked a quarter-final against South Africa. Japan were...
17:24, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup: Wales squeeze past Australia, Georgia beat Uruguay – video highlights Wales’s strong start to Pool D continues as they held on for a momentous 25-29 victory over Australia. Warren Gatland’s side built an 18-point advant...
13:48, 2019-09-29

Wales fly-half Gareth Anscombe to miss Rugby World Cup with anterior cruciate ligament injury Wales have suffered a sizable pre-World Cup blow with the news that Gareth Anscombe will miss the tournament through injury....
17:16, 2019-08-12

Wallabies v Samoa: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened Australia win their final pre-World Cup hit-out, injury-freeAll Blacks thrash Tonga in warm-up 12.52pm BST Michael Cheika was asked at half-time what...
15:08, 2019-09-07

England 57-15 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened All the updates as England brutally swept Ireland aside in the Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham 7.23pm BST Related: Battered Ireland leave Twic...
20:56, 2019-08-24

Ben Te'o left out of England Rugby World Cup squad – as it happened Uncapped Ruaridh McConnochie is in, alongside Willi Heinz, Jack Singleton and Lewis Ludlam, but Brad Shields is among those omittedBen Te’o omitted f...
15:56, 2019-08-12

Wales vs England rugby LIVE: World Cup warm-up commentary stream, latest score, TV channel, lineups Wales and England go head to head once again at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon....
15:12, 2019-08-17

England 37-0 Italy: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened England head off to Japan after swatting aside a poor Italy effort at St James’s Park in the final Rugby World Cup warm-up 10.03pm BST That’s all fr...
23:20, 2019-09-06

Injured Wales lock Cory Hill released from Rugby World Cup squad as Bradley Davies gets Tokyo call Wales have admitted defeat in the battle to get lock Cory Hill back from injury at the Rugby World Cup....
11:16, 2019-09-24

Rugby World Cup final 2019: Date, time, tickets and previous winners of rugby's biggest prize The Rugby World Cup is well and truly underway, with the games now entering the second round of fixtures....
01:16, 2019-09-25

Australia 16-10 Argentina: Rugby Championship 2019 – as it happened Australia 16-10 ArgentinaLealiifano makes successful return as Wallabies win sixth straight at Suncorp 12.46pm BST So a solid, if not spectacular win...
14:20, 2019-07-27

Bledisloe Cup 2019: Wallabies 47-26 All Blacks, Rugby Championship – as it happened Australia 47-26 New Zealand in first Bledisloe Cup Test in PerthWallabies now face daunting trip to Eden Park to secure series 1.18pm BST So, first t...
14:44, 2019-08-10

Rugby World Cup: England and New Zealand games cancelled as Japan braces for super typhoon – as it happened England v France off due to typhoon’s ‘significant impact’Decision on Scotland v Japan to be made on SundayNew Zealand v Italy also cancelled 5.30am ...
10:16, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup fixtures and news LIVE: Billy Vunipola injury latest, Wales team news and more Report: New Zealand warm to the task in 11-try win over Namibia Report: France cling on to book spot in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals Rugby World Cu...
10:24, 2019-10-07

Robin McBryde: Wales won't let Fiji burst our bubble Wales must be on top of their game to ensure Fiji do not burst their Rugby World Cup bubble in Oita on Wednesday....
13:57, 2019-10-08

Wales coach Warren Gatland teased after team selection for Fiji match – video Wales have made two changes for Wednesday's match against Fiji in Oita. Justin Tipuric and Aaron Wainwright drop out to make way for Ross Moriarty an...
12:16, 2019-10-07

Wales 29-17 Fiji: Josh Adams runs in three tries as Welsh book quarter-final spot Wales secured their qualification for the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a 29-17 bonus-point win over Fiji. But that does not tell half the sto...
17:56, 2019-10-09

Are Rugby World Cup 2019 tickets still available? How do I get them? The 2019 Rugby World Cup is nearly here with Friday's curtain raiser between Japan and Russia now just days away....
14:36, 2019-09-16

Rugby World Cup 2019: USA team guide The good news? This is the strongest US team ever to go to a World Cup. The bad news? They’ve been handed their toughest ever draw Continue reading.....
14:16, 2019-09-15

Rugby World Cup 2019: France 33-9 USA – live! Updates from the Pool C game, 8.45am BST kick-offRugby World Cup fixtures, results and tablesGet in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 10.35am...
11:56, 2019-10-02

England v USA: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the game in KobeLatest tables, fixtures and results from Japan 2019And you can mail Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.48a...
11:56, 2019-09-26

Rugby World Cup 2019: France v USA – live! Updates from the Pool C game, 8.45am BST kick-offRugby World Cup fixtures, results and tablesGet in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 7.56am ...
09:12, 2019-10-02

Argentina v USA: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool C game in KumagayaHow they stand: World Cup fixtures, tables and resultsEmail Lee with your thoughts or tweet ...
06:28, 2019-10-09

Rugby World Cup 2019 - complete preview "Everything you need to know ahead of the Rugby World Cup as New Zealand aim to retain the trophy."...
20:00, 2019-09-19

World Athletics Championships 2019: day one – as it happened Christian Coleman breezed through his 100m heat and Holly Bradshaw reached the pole vault final as the world championships began in Doha 7.46pm BST T...
21:20, 2019-09-27

France v Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 4.15pm (local) Group C game in TokyoAustralia overcome big scare from Fiji in their openerGet in touch! Email or tweet @rrjparkin 8....
09:24, 2019-09-21

Rugby World Cup 2019: five things to look out for in the knockout stage Tighter matches and record TV viewing figures will be evident as the World Cup jamboree approaches its crunch stageUnsightly thrashings by the vastly...
18:52, 2019-10-18

Georgia 33-7 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Follow all the action from Kumagaya CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 8.36am B...
10:00, 2019-09-29

Italy 48-7 Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 8.45am BST kick-off in FukuokaLatest tables, fixtures and results from Japan 2019Get in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 10...
11:56, 2019-09-26

Japan v Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! 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 t...
12:08, 2019-10-13

England v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from England’s opener against Tonga in SapporoTearful, nervous, excited: Jones emotional on eve of kick-offOwen Farrell interview: ‘I tr...
11:56, 2019-09-22

Ireland v Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates for the Pool A match in FukuokaCheck out the latest standings and quarter-final lineupDrop Lee an email | Tweet @bloodandmud 11.41am BST...
12:44, 2019-10-12

Georgia v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Follow all the action from Kumagaya CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 5.40am B...
06:44, 2019-09-29

Japan v Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool A game in ToyotaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Luke or tweet him with your thoughts 11.34...
12:40, 2019-10-05

Scotland v Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool A fixture in ShizuokaPool permutations: who needs what from the final round?Get in touch with Simon via email or twitter 7.45am...
09:12, 2019-10-09

Ireland v Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool A matchHow they stand: results, fixtures and tablesAnd you can get in touch with Niall by email or Twitter 10.2...
11:28, 2019-10-03

Japan 38-19 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool A game in ToyotaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Luke or tweet him with your thoughts 1.46p...
14:52, 2019-10-05

Ireland 35-0 Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool A matchThe Breakdown: World Cup’s collision confusionGeorgia 10-45 Fiji | Results, fixtures and tablesGet in to...
14:32, 2019-10-03

Russia 9-34 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup Pool A updates, kick-off 11.15am BSTHow they stand: fixtures, results and tablesGet in touch. Email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 1.23...
14:28, 2019-09-24

Japan 19-12 Ireland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Argentina’s 28-12 win over Tonga a tale of two halvesAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the ...
11:32, 2019-09-28

Ireland v Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool A showdown in Yokohama Scotland’s Duncan Taylor aims to upset Ireland after injury woeYou can email your thoughts to Luke ...
09:32, 2019-09-22

France 23-21 Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 4.15pm (local) Group C game in TokyoAustralia overcome Fiji fright | New Zealand v South Africa!Get in touch! Email or tweet @rrjpar...
11:20, 2019-09-21

Australia v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in OitaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts on the match 5.40am ...
07:00, 2019-10-05

Russia v Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup Pool A updates, kick-off 11.15am BSTHow they stand: fixtures, results and tablesGet in touch. Email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 10.3...
11:53, 2019-09-24

Scotland v Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool A match in KobeSamoa could punish Scotland for wading into tackle rowEmail Simon here or tweet @Simon_Burnton ...
12:32, 2019-09-30

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand v Canada – live! Updates from the Pool B game in OitaRugby World Cup fixtures, results and tablesGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.21am BST Hello w...
11:36, 2019-10-02

Australia v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Wallabies’ final Pool D gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkinPreview: Wallabies seek to piece together chaotic puzzle 10.38am ...
11:48, 2019-10-11

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictions New Zealand still formidable, Fiji to prove tricky opponents with Semi Radradra turning on the power: our pundits set out their forecasts for the tou...
16:24, 2019-09-19

New Zealand v Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool B game in TokyoEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts on the matchWe are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please h...
06:20, 2019-10-06

England v Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool C game in TokyoAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Barry or tweet him with your thoughts on th...
09:24, 2019-10-05

Argentina v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Follow all the action from Higashiosaka CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 7.20...
06:16, 2019-09-28

Japan v Ireland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Follow all the action from Shizuoka Stadium EcopaJapan dreams of Shizuoka Shock to match Brighton MiracleAll the fixtures, tables and results from Ja...
09:00, 2019-09-28

Italy v Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool B clash in HanazonoPool B: New Zealand stand firm in heavyweight thrillerSend your thoughts to Geoff on email or on Twitte...
06:48, 2019-09-22

Italy v Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 8.45am BST kick-off in FukuokaHow Canada almost became a world rugby powerGet in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 5.32pm BS...
09:04, 2019-09-26

Australia 45-10 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in OitaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts on the match 8.19am ...
09:24, 2019-10-05

France v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool C game in Kumamoto CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Luke or tweet with your thoughts 9.00am BST 11 min:...
10:04, 2019-10-06

New Zealand v South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the All Blacks’ opening gameFrance v Argentina – live! | Australia 39-21 FijiAny thoughts? Email or tweet @LukeMcLaughlin 10.13am BST Th...
11:20, 2019-09-21

Rugby World Cup 2019 on TV: Channel, coverage guide and pundits The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan across six weeks from September 20 until November 2....
16:48, 2019-09-17

South Africa 57-3 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Japan stun Ireland to pull off another famous upsetAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the ga...
14:04, 2019-09-28

France 23-21 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live reaction! Updates from the Pool C game in Kumamoto CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Luke or tweet with your thoughts 10.58am BST Second...
12:12, 2019-10-06

South Africa v Italy: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool B game in ShizuokaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts o...
11:08, 2019-10-04

South Africa 49-3 Italy: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool B game in ShizuokaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts o...
14:16, 2019-10-04

South Africa v Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the game in Toyota CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the g...
11:32, 2019-09-28

South Africa v Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the teams’ final group gameWorld Cup pool permutations: who needs what?And you can email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 1...
12:00, 2019-10-08

Australia fixtures at the Rugby World Cup 2019: Possible route to the final Australia look set to progress from Pool D as runners-up and face England in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup....
17:48, 2019-10-07

New Zealand fixtures at the Rugby World Cup 2019: Possible route to the final New Zealand are on course to meet Ireland, Scotland or Japan in the quarter-finals later this month after taking control of their pool in the opening...
17:00, 2019-10-07

United States v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool C match in HigashiosakaCheck out all the latest World Cup standingsDrop Richard an email | Tweet @rrjparkin 6.13am BST Win...
07:24, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup, some of the planet's top finishers will a...
09:28, 2019-09-20

England fixtures at the Rugby World Cup 2019: Possible route to the final England head coach Eddie Jones has dismissed the idea that his side would benefit from losing their final pool match against France on Saturday....
11:12, 2019-10-07

South Africa 66-7 Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the teams’ final group gameWorld Cup pool permutations: who needs what?And you can email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 1...
14:40, 2019-10-08

Wales players 'know where we stand' on rugby integrity issues Squad given integrity briefing after Howley exit‘It’s been difficult ... a bit of a shell shock to the boys’Wales players were given an integrity bri...
08:52, 2019-09-20

Spectacular opening ceremony kicks off Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan Japan welcomed the world as they declared the 2019 Rugby World Cup officially open during a spectacular ceremony in Tokyo on Friday....
12:08, 2019-09-20

South Africa fixtures at the Rugby World Cup 2019: Possible route to the final Should they get out of their pool, South Africa could yet face Japan, Scotland or Ireland in the last eight of the Rugby World Cup....
10:09, 2019-10-08

Rugby World Cup 2019: opening ceremony and Japan v Russia – live! Live updates from the first game and opening ceremonyRugby World Cup 2019: the full scheduleAnd you can get in touch with Luke via email or Twitter 1...
11:44, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan vs Ireland after Argentina beat Tonga Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where Argentina face Tonga in today's first match....
08:56, 2019-09-28

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan v Russia in the opening game – live! Live updates from the first game and opening ceremonyRugby World Cup 2019: the full scheduleAnd you can get in touch with Luke via email or Twitter 1...
12:08, 2019-09-20

An armchair guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan | Barry Glendenning Early-morning kick-offs, a special gizmo in the ITV studio and how to adopt Japanese customs, even while drinkingWhile this year’s Rugby World Cup is...
11:40, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup 2019 fixtures: Schedule, TV channel and kick-off times The Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with this year's edition heading to Japan - the first time it has been held in Asia....
08:32, 2019-08-15

Rugby World Cup 2019 results and tables: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan this autumn, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to he...
15:16, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan 30-10 Russia in the opening game – live! Live updates from the first game and opening ceremonyRugby World Cup 2019: the full scheduleAnd you can get in touch with Luke via email or Twitter 2...
15:20, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup squads 2019: All 20 teams in full for the tournament in Japan The 2019 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us as 20 teams from across the globe compete to win the sport's biggest prize - the Webb Ellis Cup....
20:40, 2019-08-29

Rugby World Cup venues 2019: See the 12 stadiums hosting Japan tournament The 2019 Rugby World Cup begins on September 20, with Japan set to become the first Asian country to hold the global showpiece....
18:40, 2019-08-27

New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live reaction! Updates from the All Blacks’ opening gameFrance 23-21 Argentina | Australia 39-21 FijiAny thoughts? Email or tweet @LukeMcLaughlin 12.57pm BST Bryan ...
14:04, 2019-09-21

Rugby World Cup 2019 results LIVE: France vs USA, New Zealand vs Canada Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as we head towards the business end of the pool stage....
09:12, 2019-10-02

Wales 1-1 Croatia: Euro 2020 qualifier – as it happened Gareth Bale’s masterful equaliser earned Wales an important point against the World Cup finalists in a bruising game of few chances 9.56pm BST Here’s...
23:16, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup 2019 results LIVE: New Zealand vs Canada, France beat USA Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup 2019 as we head towards the business end of the pool stage....
12:32, 2019-10-02

Rugby World Cup fixtures 2019 and schedule: Plus tickets, odds, predictions and TV coverage The Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with this year's edition heading to Japan - the first time it has been held in Asia....
10:48, 2019-09-17

Rugby World Cup 2019 pool tables and results: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup has reached the second round of pool matches in Japan, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the f...
09:32, 2019-09-28

Argentina vs USA LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Argentina take on the United States in Pool C....
12:56, 2019-10-09

Japan Typhoon and Rugby World Cup 2019: What happens if England and Scotland fixtures are cancelled? World Rugby will hold an emergency press conference with tournament chiefs to to "provide an update relating to the anticipated impact of Typhoon Hag...
17:56, 2019-10-09

Japan Typhoon Hagibis: Path, map and how weather affects Rugby World Cup 2019 Fans fear officials will be forced to cancel more Rugby World Cup matches as Typhoon Hagibis wreaks havoc across the Pacific Ocean....
19:32, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup 2019 fixtures and schedule: Plus odds, tickets, predictions, TV coverage and more The Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with this year's edition heading to Japan - the first time it has been held in Asia....
17:08, 2019-09-16

Ireland vs Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Ireland aim to book their place in the quarter-finals....
14:52, 2019-10-12

Rugby World Cup 2019 final pool tables and results: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup has reached the quarter-finals, with eight teams left battling for global supremacy in the first tournament to be held in As...
10:00, 2019-10-14

England's back-three options will have Rugby World Cup 2019 opposition running scared When you compare England's current back three to the ones they have had in the past, it is right up there with the best....
15:40, 2019-09-20

USA vs Tonga LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as USA take on Tonga...
07:56, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup 2019: Ben Youngs warns England will take no notice of problems in French camp Typhoon Hagibis is not the only storm brewing in Japan: the French squad are reportedly descending into their traditional tournament turmoil just in ...
15:32, 2019-10-08

Rugby World Cup 2019 results LIVE: New Zealand thrash Canada, France beat USA Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as we head towards the business end of the pool stage....
15:12, 2019-10-02

France vs USA LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as England's Pool C rivals France and the USA go head to head in Fukuoka....
09:12, 2019-10-02

Transport strife across England and Wales after widespread power cuts - as it happened Railways, airports and roads affected by outage across large parts of country. Follow the latest news 10.39pm BST We’re going to close down this live...
00:56, 2019-08-10

Netherlands 3-1 Northern Ireland, Russia 4-0 Scotland, Slovakia 1-1 Wales – as it happened The Netherlands scored three late goals to shatter a brave Northern Ireland, while Wales kept their qualification hopes alive with a useful draw in S...
23:12, 2019-10-10

Christian Coleman wins 100m gold at World Athletics Championships 2019 – as it happened The American won in a time of 9.76 with compatriot Justin Gatlin (9.89) in second and Canada’s Andre De Grasse (9.90) third 9.07pm BST Here is Sean I...
22:20, 2019-09-28

World Athletics Championships 2019: Asher-Smith wins 200m gold – as it happened The British sprinter kept her cool to win the 200m final in DohaReport: Asher-Smith wins goal at World Championships 9.40pm BST That’s all for me on ...
22:48, 2019-10-02

Cycling World Championships 2019: Van Vleuten takes road race glory – as it happened A 105km solo effort for the ages from Annemiek van Vleuten brought her the gold, with last year’s champion Anna van der Breggen taking silver 4.23pm ...
17:40, 2019-09-28

South Africa vs Canada LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as South Africa take on Canada in Tuesday's only match....
09:24, 2019-10-08

Scotland vs Russia LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule after Argentina win Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Scotland return to Pool A action against Russia....
12:56, 2019-10-09

Australia vs Georgia LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Australia aim to top Pool D for the time being....
10:12, 2019-10-11

Rugby World Cup news 2019 LIVE: England team latest and build-up to first game in Japan The 2019 Rugby World Cup is almost upon us, with Friday's tournament opener between hosts Japan and minnows Russia in Tokyo now tantalisingly close....
10:48, 2019-09-17

France vs Tonga LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Report: Japan secure last-gasp bonus point against Samoa Report: England beat 14-man Argentina to reach quarter-finals...
08:24, 2019-10-06

New Zealand vs Namibia LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup with the world champions getting us started bright and early this morning....
07:04, 2019-10-06

New Zealand vs Namibia result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup after the world champions warmed to the task in Sunday's win over Namibia....
09:00, 2019-10-06

Ireland vs Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Ireland aim to book their place in the quarter-finals....
10:24, 2019-10-12

Ireland vs Samoa result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Ireland booked their place in the quarter-finals....
15:52, 2019-10-12

Japan vs Scotland LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Japan take on Scotland....
12:00, 2019-10-13

Scotland 34-0 Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Scotland take on Samoa on Monday....
14:44, 2019-09-30

Ireland vs Russia LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Ireland take on Russia in Kobe....
08:48, 2019-10-03

Australia vs Uruguay LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Australia aim to bounce back following defeat to Wales last time o...
08:08, 2019-10-05

England vs Argentina LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as England's tournament ramps up from here....
08:28, 2019-10-05

Scotland vs Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Scotland take on Samoa on Monday....
10:32, 2019-09-30

Rugby World Cup opening ceremony 2019 LIVE: Japan launch RWC with celebration of ancient culture A sold-out Tokyo Stadium will be treated to a celebration of both modern and ancient Japanese culture during the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony thi...
09:28, 2019-09-20

Georgia vs Uruguay LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where Uruguay face Georgia this morning....
07:04, 2019-09-29

Japan vs Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as the hosts target a second straight win....
11:48, 2019-10-05

Typhoon Hagibis latest: Canada vs Namibia cancelled at Rugby World Cup 2019 over safety fears Damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis has forced the Rugby World Cup pool game between Canada and Namibia to be cancelled....
23:28, 2019-10-12

Argentina vs Tonga LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 commentary stream, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where Argentina face Tonga in today's first match....
07:00, 2019-09-28

New Zealand vs Canada LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as New Zealand return to action against Canada in a Pool B contest in Oita....
09:28, 2019-10-02

Typhoon Hagibis latest: Canada rugby players take to streets to help recovery efforts after Rugby World Cup match cancelled Canada players have helped with typhoon recovery efforts in Japan after their World Cup match against Namibia was called off due to safety concerns....
12:48, 2019-10-13

Cycling World Championships 2019: Mads Pedersen wins men's elite road race – as it happened 23-year-old Dane the surprise winner after 261km shortened raceVan Vleuten goes solo to seal stunning women’s road race world title 4.18pm BST Right....
17:44, 2019-09-29

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of cond...
12:24, 2019-08-01

England squad at the Rugby World Cup 2019: Lawrence Dallaglio runs the rule over Eddie Jones' men World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio gives his expert insight into the 31-man squad carrying England's hopes....
19:08, 2019-09-19

South Africa vs Namibia LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 commentary stream, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where South Africa face Namibia in today's final match....
10:32, 2019-09-28

Rugby World Cup wall chart 2019: Fixtures and schedule as England plot route to glory in Japan England will begin their Rugby World Cup campaign against Tonga on Sunday with the chief aim of banishing memories of four years ago....
11:52, 2019-09-19

Rugby World Cup 2019 opening ceremony: Start time, TV channel, live streaming online and performers The Rugby World Cup will kick off in style with the official opening ceremony this morning....
08:56, 2019-09-20

New Zealand vs Ireland, 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: Prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV, h2h Ireland face the unenviable task of trying to end New Zealand's 12-year unbeaten run at Rugby World Cups when they meet in Tokyo for a place in the l...
18:24, 2019-10-14

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa vs Namibia after Japan stun Ireland, Argentina beat Tonga Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where Japan face Ireland in today's second match....
12:48, 2019-09-28

England vs Australia, 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: Prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV, h2h England will be looking to right the wrongs of four years ago when they meet Australia for a place in the Rugby World Cup semi-final on Saturday....
17:52, 2019-10-14

Japan vs Scotland result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup as Japan take on Scotland....
15:36, 2019-10-13

South Africa vs Canada result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan after South Africa boooked their place in the last eight....
14:20, 2019-10-08

England vs Argentina LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule after Australia win Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as England's tournament ramps up from here....
10:04, 2019-10-05

South Africa vs Italy LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as the Springboks take on Italy at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa in Friday's...
09:48, 2019-10-04

South Africa vs Italy result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan after the Springboks crushed Italy at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa in Frida...
14:52, 2019-10-04

Japan vs Samoa LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule after England win Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as the hosts target a second straight win....
13:20, 2019-10-05

Australia vs Georgia result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Australia aim to top Pool D for the time being....
09:48, 2019-10-11

Australia vs Uruguay result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Australia aim to bounce back following defeat to Wales last time o...
07:12, 2019-10-05

England vs Ireland, 2019 Rugby World Cup warm-up: Score prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV, h2h Latest betting tips, head to head history and kick-off time for Saturday's match at Twickenham...
17:12, 2019-08-22

Euro 2020: Germany 2-4 Netherlands, Scotland lose and Bale seals Wales win – as it happened Netherlands and Germany played out a six-goal thriller, while Wales left it late to beat Azerbaijan as Scotland came unstuck against Russia• O’Donnel...
23:20, 2019-09-06

World Athletics Championships 2019: Sifan Hassan takes glory in women's 1500m final - as it happened Great Britain finished second in both 4x100m relay finals, with Jamaica taking gold in the women’s and USA in the men’s 9.00pm BST That concludes the...
22:24, 2019-10-05

Cycling Road World Championships 2019: Chloe Dygert wins women's time-trial – as it happened The 22 year old American was the surprise winner, dethroning Annemiek van Vleuten on a filthy day in Yorkshire 5.15pm BST Chloe Dygert speaks: “I re...
18:24, 2019-09-24

Rugby World Cup 2019's alarming lack of contingency plans will cause biggest storm as Typhoon Hagibis sets in Games being cancelled due to typhoons was a doomsday scenario flippantly joked about before this Rugby World Cup. Typhoon season? Fear not....
12:08, 2019-10-10

Japan vs South Africa, 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: Prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV, h2h Host nation Japan have a tall order ahead if they are to continue their World Cup fairytale as they meet South Africa for a place in the last four in...
21:52, 2019-10-15

Japan vs Samoa result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule after England win Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as the hosts secured a third straight win against Samoa on Saturday....
14:56, 2019-10-05

England fly on 'Sweet Chariot' to Japan for 2019 Rugby World Cup England have set off for Japan as they bid to win the Rugby World Cup for the second time....
21:20, 2019-09-08

Japan vs Ireland LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 live commentary stream, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where Japan face Ireland in today's second match....
07:44, 2019-09-28

Uruguay shock Fiji in World Cup thriller to pull off historic victory South Americans collect their first win in 16 yearsFiji facing up to an early exit after two lossesThere’s never been a World Cup match quite like th...
13:08, 2019-09-25

'Fight for our lives': Fiji calls world leaders 'selfish' as it lays out climate crisis blueprint Minister says archipelago in grave situation through no fault of its own as he unveils plan for net zero emissions and village relocationFiji will in...
03:56, 2019-08-07

Dalilah Muhammad breaks 400m hurdles world record to win World Championship gold – as it happened The American Dalilah Muhammad set a world record for the second time this year as she won the women’s 400m hurdles final as Qatari Mutaz Essa Barshim...
22:24, 2019-10-04

World Cup referees will not ‘lay down a marker’ with reds, says World Rugby • Tournament organisers play down fears of flurry of cards• Weather threatens Scotland v Ireland opener in YokohamaWorld Cup organisers have insisted...
17:12, 2019-09-16

England and Wales could battle it out to become world leaders • Cardiff winners will top rankings if All Blacks lose to Australia• World Cup warm-ups ‘like poker’, says coach Scott WisemantelAccording to the num...
23:52, 2019-08-15

Blow for Wales as Gareth Anscombe is ruled out of World Cup • Fly-half suffers knee injury in loss to England• Taulupe Faletau already ruled out due to injuryWales have been dealt a second major World Cup inju...
15:56, 2019-08-12

Australia circle their wagons before World Cup showdown with Wales Wallabies will not appeal against Reece Hodge banCheika: emotion can make you do greater thingsAustralia will look to channel their anger at Reece Ho...
11:32, 2019-09-28

‘Wales can win it’ – No room for doubt in Liam Williams’s world • France up next for Wales, who have won four from four• Full-back Williams three games from unique four-timerLiam Williams says Wales believe they c...
23:20, 2019-10-15

Joe Marler set for England comeback in World Cup warm-up against Wales Joe Marler is set to make his England comeback this weekend after being named in the squad to face Wales on Sunday....
13:40, 2019-08-09

Wales beat England 13-6 to restore World Cup warm-up momentum "Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to go top of the official world rankings and avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday as ...
19:16, 2019-08-17

Ben Te’o left out of England squad to face Wales in World Cup warm-up • Mike Brown and Ben Spencer also miss out on match• Eddie Jones names his squad for Japan on MondayBen Te’o is a surprise omission from the England ...
21:32, 2019-08-06

Wales's Rob Howley sent home from World Cup amid betting investigation Howley’s exit follows suspected breach of World Rugby regulationsStephen Jones to join squad in Japan as attack coachWales’s World Cup campaign has b...
19:00, 2019-09-17

Stephen Jones says it was an ‘instant decision’ to join Wales at World Cup • Welshman stands in as attack coach after Rob Howley departure• Cory Hill ruled out of tournament with leg injuryStephen Jones should have been on t...
17:44, 2019-09-24

Wales 43-14 Georgia: Welsh put Rob Howley saga behind them with six-try win in World Cup opener Wales put a tough week behind them to start their World Cup in fine fashion – scoring six tries to see off Georgia 43-14....
14:24, 2019-09-23

Wales’s Alun Wyn Jones hopes World Cup will not be scarred by red cards • ‘We will talk about tackle laws because it is an issue’• Jones getting ready for his fourth World CupAlun Wyn Jones leads Wales on to the plane bou...
23:16, 2019-09-10

Wales’ Rhys Patchell may miss World Cup after suffering another concussion • Fly-half sustained injury during warm-up defeat in Ireland• Wales already missing another No 10, Gareth AnscombeRhys Patchell may not play in the W...
21:28, 2019-09-08

Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest – video A street in north-west Wales has been crowned the world's steepest. Ffordd Pen Llech in the historic town of Harlech has a gradient of 37.5% at its s...
18:28, 2019-07-16

Wales takes world's steepest street title from New Zealand Just days after they lost the Cricket World Cup, New Zealand has suffered a second major blow - this time at the hands of Wales....
05:04, 2019-07-16

Wales's Rob Howley sent home from World Cup amid betting allegations Howley’s exit follows alleged breach of World Rugby regulationsStephen Jones to join squad in Japan as attack coachWales’s World Cup campaign has bee...
18:04, 2019-09-17

England ready for fierce World Cup warm-ups against Wales, says Elliot Daly • England out to build on intense training work in Treviso• Daly: ‘It will be similar to a Six Nations game’Elliot Daly is expecting full-blown Test ...
00:00, 2019-08-04

Shaun Edwards will leave post as Wales’ defence coach after World Cup • Edwards talks of ‘incredibly difficult decision to reach’• Head coach Gatland welcomes end to speculationShaun Edwards has rejected the offer of a ...
12:40, 2019-05-02

China, England and Wales maintain perfect starts at Snooker World Cup "Wales maintained their perfect start at the Snooker World Cup after Mark Williams and Ryan Day proved too strong for Malta."...
15:44, 2019-06-26

Lane and Carre to make Wales debuts against Ireland in World Cup warm-up • Wing and prop among 14 changes from victory over England• Warren Gatland says spots in final squad ‘still up for grabs’The wing Owen Lane and the p...
16:08, 2019-08-29

Ben Te’o left out of England squad to face Wales in World Cup warm-up game • Mike Brown and Ben Spencer also miss out on match• Eddie Jones names his squad for Japan on MondayBen Te’o is a surprise omission from the England ...
18:52, 2019-08-06

Josh Adams has Wales quarter-final and World Cup record in his sights • Adams has scored five tries in this World Cup• Wing is wary of danger posed by France in last eightJosh Adams’ outstanding impression on Test rugby...
00:52, 2019-10-15

Warren Gatland's first match after leaving Wales will be against Wales Gatland to coach Barbarians side to face Wales on 30 NovemberWales head coach to leave role after World Cup in JapanWarren Gatland’s first match afte...
12:32, 2019-06-05

England 33 Wales 19: Experimental Lions deny Dragons world no.1 spot with Twickenham win An experimental England squad beat a strong Wales team 33-19 at Twickenham on Sunday, as the hosts followed a typically abrasive first-half lead with...
17:32, 2019-08-11

Wales name Cory Hill in 31-man World Cup squad despite leg fracture as Rhys Patchell also makes cut Cory Hill has been named in Wales' 31-man World Cup squad despite suffering from a leg fracture....
19:04, 2019-09-01

Wales name uncapped duo Rhys Carre and Owen Lane in preliminary World Cup squad Future Saracens prop Rhys Carre is one of two uncapped players in Wales' extended squad for this year's Rugby World Cup....
12:50, 2019-05-01

Sexton back for Ireland as Wales turn to Patchell for final World Cup warm-up • Fly-half returns after missing last three matches• Wyn Jones and North return to Wales starting XVJonathan Sexton returns to the Ireland side again...
17:16, 2019-09-05

Racing lines: Why Wales Rally GB 2019 is not to be missed WRC points leader Ott Tänak will be back in the Welsh forests Ever-exciting World Rally Championship returns to Llandudno this weekend, 75 years afte...
12:08, 2019-10-03

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant drafted into England squad ahead of World Cup warm-up against Wales Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will be hoping to impress Eddie Jones this week after being drafted into the England squad ahead of Saturday's match w...
12:44, 2019-08-14

Wales 13 England 6: Warren Gatland's side top rankings after World Cup warm-up win in Cardiff Wales have ended New Zealand's 10-year stay atop of the world rankings after beating England in their latest rugby World Cup warm-up clash....
18:12, 2019-08-17

Wales receive triple fitness boost ahead of World Cup quarter-final against France Wales have received a positive fitness update on three key backs ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against France – a game they hope will not be...
10:08, 2019-10-15

Wales 13 England 6: Warren Gatland's side to top rankings after World Cup warm-up win in Cardiff Wales will end New Zealand's 10-year stay atop of the rugby world rankings after beating England in their latest World Cup warm-up clash....
23:16, 2019-08-17

Shaun Edwards rejects new Wales deal and will leave defence coach role after World Cup in Japan Shaun Edwards will leave his position as Wales defence coach following this year's World Cup after rejecting the chance to sign a new deal....
12:56, 2019-05-02

Wales trio fit for World Cup quarter-final as Warren Gatland dismisses strong record against France Wales are back to full fitness for Sunday's World Cup quarter-final against France in Oita, with four key backs passed fit to start in a game that th...
09:04, 2019-10-18

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens tea...
07:40, 2019-06-01

Tracing the 2019 Wales Rally GB route in a Toyota Yaris GRMN We get a taster of next month’s landmark rally stages in a fitting vehicle: Toyota's hottest Yaris The tribal nature of motorsport means it always f...
08:20, 2019-09-28

England coach Steve Borthwick calls on Wales fans to raise roof in bid to recreate World Cup atmosphere England want Wales fans to create a raucous atmosphere under the roof of the Principality Stadium because it will act as perfect preparation for the ...
14:28, 2019-08-16

England vs Wales clash is final chance for World Cup hopefuls to catch the eye of early-bird Eddie Jones England face Wales at Twickenham on Sunday in the first of four warm-up matches to prepare for the World Cup but, in truth, their road to Japan start...
15:00, 2019-08-09

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
17:04, 2019-05-03

World Athletics Championships: day four – as it happened Norway’s Karsten Warholm stormed to gold in the 400m hurdles, while Mariya Lasitskene completed a hat-trick of high-jump word titles 9.59pm BST Final...
23:48, 2019-09-30

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody....
11:32, 2019-06-04

Rugby World Cup referees admit they have not been good enough World Rugby statement follows several high-profile incidents‘Performances were not consistently of the standards set’World Rugby has issued an extrao...
14:28, 2019-09-24

All change for England in second Rugby World Cup game against USA • Four-day gap means chance for those who missed Tonga game• England will have one training session between matchesBen Youngs and Dan Cole are set to...
23:44, 2019-09-23

Referes Owens and Barnes to appear at 4th Rugby World Cup DUBLIN (AP) — Welsh referee Nigel Owens will have a chance to control his second Rugby World Cup final after making the 12-man list on Tuesday for th...
13:24, 2019-05-07

Argentina sign off from Rugby World Cup with convincing win over US South Americans brush aside US 47-17Argentina score seven tries in KumagayaArgentina’s backline cut loose for the first time at the Rugby World Cup a...
09:12, 2019-10-09

What's happened to Germany's world class players? The lack of a German on FIFA's shortlist of the best men's players and the low key loan move of a key man in World Cup 2014 give cause for reflection...
23:04, 2019-07-31

World Championships: Women’s Elite ITT as it happened "How the Women\u0027s Elite ITT unfolded as riders tackled the 30km Ripon to Harrogate route at the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire."...
18:20, 2019-09-24

England Rugby World Cup fixtures: Their possible route to the final England face a World Cup quarter-final against Australia after topping their pool in Japan....
17:52, 2019-10-14

The insiders' guide to Japan's Rugby World Cup cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, Olivia Lee asks locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink,...
12:24, 2019-09-17

Rise of MLR gives US rugby reason to be cheerful despite World Cup blank Japan’s stunning success as World Cup hosts show the Eagles what might await if their own domestic league takes root Gary Gold is softly spoken at th...
10:52, 2019-10-14

Rugby World Cup: Scotland vs Japan match to go ahead 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 ga...
04:12, 2019-10-13

All Blacks thrash Tonga in Rugby World Cup warm-up New Zealand score 14 tries in 92-7 rout of TongaAll Blacks open Cup campaign against ProteasRookie winger George Bridge scored four tries as the All ...
07:16, 2019-09-07

USA blast past Canada in first Rugby World Cup warm-up USA 47-19 CanadaLeg injury to lock Nick Civetta a blowThe USA crushed Canada in their Pacific Nations Cup opener in Glendale, Colorado on Saturday, t...
13:16, 2019-07-28

Japan Rugby World Cup: guide to the host cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, we ask locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink, and the ...
08:16, 2019-09-14

England Rugby World Cup squad announcement – live! News and reaction to Eddie Jones’s 1pm BST announcementAttacking edge is sharp but defence remains a concernEmail Stuart, tweet or add your thoughts ...
14:04, 2019-08-12

Wallabies v Samoa: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the match in Parramatta All Blacks thrash Tonga in warm-upAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 11.27am BST 40 min: An injury concern ...
12:44, 2019-09-07

New Zealand Rugby World Cup fixtures: Their possible route to the final New Zealand will face Ireland in the quarter-finals later this month after winning their pool....
17:52, 2019-10-14

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares ...
15:36, 2019-05-06

Joe Marler says he won't bottle Rugby World Cup a second time Joe Marler is determined to succeed at the Rugby World Cup after admitting he "bottled" it at the last tournament....
13:12, 2019-08-13

A raccoon cafe and the Rugby World Cup: Monday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world, including the Emmy awards, the Milky Way and Corbyn in a wicker car at ...
16:32, 2019-09-23

England v Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 3pm BST kick-off at TwickenhamDave Alred: ‘We’re breeding robots who want to smash walls down’And you can email Lee here or tweet at...
15:20, 2019-08-24

England 57-15 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 3pm BST kick-off at TwickenhamScotland edge to comeback victory against FranceAnd you can email Lee here or tweet at @bloodandmud 4....
18:12, 2019-08-24

Scotland can match anyone at Rugby World Cup, says Gregor Townsend • Townsend reveals squad but Rory Hutchinson misses out• ‘We’ve got a stronger squad now than we’ve ever had’A ruined palace that was birthplace to a...
20:08, 2019-09-03

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan match to go ahead World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoonWales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada offThe under-threat Rugby World Cup...
04:36, 2019-10-13

Climate change: Rugby World Cup highlights injustice Pacific nations bearing brunt of climate inaction by Australia, US and hosts Japan says Christian Aid study....
02:24, 2019-09-19

Rugby World Cup Shines Spotlight on a Less-Traveled Japan Matches will be played in host cities across the country, but Kamaishi, Kumamoto and Fukuroi offer charming destinations and special deals....
11:28, 2019-08-14

State of Origin 2019 Game 1: Queensland Maroons v New South Wales Blues – live! Updates from the series opener at Suncorp StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 10.17am BST Evans above. Apologies for that, but Daly Cher...
11:28, 2019-06-05

Rugby World Cup preparations hit bump with concerns over readiness of pitch Yokohama pitch relaid a month out from first matchOrganisers remain confident of ‘optimal conditions’ Rugby union has never been synonymous with lusc...
03:52, 2019-09-03

All Blacks omit Owen Franks from Rugby World Cup squad No place for Test centurion Franks on 31-man listFlanker Luke Jacobson a surprise inclusionVeteran prop Owen Franks is the big-name omission as the A...
02:48, 2019-08-28

Rugby World Cup storm row blows up as Scotland consider legal action It is still unclear whether Sunday's vital Pool A clash between hosts Japan and Scotland will become the third World Cup match to fall foul of Typhoo...
12:16, 2019-10-11

Tonga score try with last play to leave USA pointless at Rugby World Cup • Tonga secure bonus-point victory with late Telusa Veainu score• USA finish bottom of Pool C after disappointing second halfTonga came from behind a...
11:24, 2019-10-13

World Rugby throws book at Scotland following war of words over cancellation SRU weighed up legal action if Japan game was called offScotland to be charged with bringing game into disreputeWorld Rugby is taking disciplinary ac...
07:36, 2019-10-15

Rugby World Cup: England power past USA on day seven – video highlights England thrashed the USA in Pool C, with a seven-try haul earning them a 45-7 win and a second bonus point in two games. There was a similar scorelin...
17:20, 2019-09-26

England v Italy: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – live! England play their final warm-up game in NewcastleRobert Kitson: home tie lifts Wilson’s World Cup hopesGet in touch! Email Lee or tweet @bloodandmud...
20:00, 2019-09-06

Rugby World Cup goes with experienced referees for quarter-finals after criticism Record number of players sent off during pool stageJérôme Garcès to referee England v AustraliaEngland’s Wayne Barnes will take charge of Japan’s qua...
07:36, 2019-10-15

Japan hang on to reach Rugby World Cup last eight and send Scotland out • Hosts dazzle before being made to sweat by Scots’ recovery• Kenki Fukuoka scores two tries as Japan top Pool ANo side have lit up this Rugby World ...
15:28, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan to go ahead but Namibia v Canada off World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoonWales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada offThe under-threat Rugby World Cup...
09:16, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup blown wide open by super weekend Very little is certain at this Rugby World Cup. Be it the results, the refereeing, Michael Cheika's motor mouth or even the completion of simple task...
17:44, 2019-09-30

England mobile phone ban imposed for Rugby World Cup matchdays • England party briefed following Wales betting scandal• Six suspicious incidents of approaches in 2015 tournamentEngland players and staff have been...
10:25, 2019-09-18

Elliot Daly: England must focus on reaching last eight at Rugby World Cup Elliot Daly says England rugby's first target at the World Cup is making sure they qualify from their pool following a nightmare campaign four years ...
12:44, 2019-09-19

Rugby World Cup pool stage could be hit as cyclone heads for Japan • Tropical storm Faxai expected to become a typhoon• World Cup organisers ready to move games aroundA tropical cyclone heading for Tokyo has brought ...
19:32, 2019-09-05

New Zealand omit Owen Franks from Rugby World Cup squad New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has sprung a surprise by omitting prop Owen Franks from his World Cup squad, while he has gambled on the fitness ...
09:41, 2019-08-28

Rugby World Cup: England, Ireland and Italy all win on day three – video highlights Day three of the Rugby World Cup saw the ideal start for England, Ireland and Italy as they all secured bonus points in their opening ties. England l...
11:17, 2019-09-23

World Rugby admits concerns over proposed CVC and Six Nations deal • Private equity firm has agreed £300m package in principle• CVC already backs Gallagher Premiership and in Pro14 talksWorld Rugby officials have exp...
13:09, 2019-09-17

The 10 heaviest players at the Rugby World Cup, and their biggest hits of all time Getty The Rugby World Cup in Japan kicked off earlier this month and runs until November 2. The tournament plays host to 20 of the world's finest ru...
12:08, 2019-09-28

The ultimate insiders' guide to Japan's Rugby World Cup cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, Olivia Lee asks locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink,...
11:48, 2019-09-17

Super typhoon approaches Japan, some World Cup rugby canceled A super typhoon bore down on Japan on Thursday forcing the cancellation of two rugby World Cup matches and some transport, and threatening to disrupt...
12:24, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup: Japan stun Ireland – video highlights Host country Japan surprised the highest ranked team in the world with a 19-12 final score. The team went from nine points down to win their second m...
13:36, 2019-09-28

Rugby World Cup: how the quarter-finalists shape up | Michael Aylwin Ireland and Australia can upset the odds but Japan have probably gone as far as they canSaturday 8.15am, Oita, ITV1 Continue reading......
11:32, 2019-10-14

Rugby World Cup power rankings: breaking down all 20 teams in Japan England, Ireland and Wales are among the throng pushing to challenge New Zealand as the World Cup enters crunch timeNormal service has been resumed. ...
13:24, 2019-10-16

Blaine Scully will lead USA into Rugby World Cup opener against England • Five changes to side that dispatched Canada this month• Eight players in squad attached to Premiership clubsCardiff wing Blaine Scully will lead th...
12:03, 2019-09-23

New Zealanders vent anger at being unable to watch Rugby World Cup New streaming service receives thousands of complaints as All Blacks kick off campaignNew Zealand v South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!Many Ne...
15:12, 2019-09-21

Australia’s departure for Rugby World Cup delayed by Typhoon Faxai • Japan bracing for record-breaking wind and rain• England are due to fly to Japan on Sunday eveningThe Australian team’s departure for the Rugby Wor...
12:44, 2019-09-08

Wallabies ease past Samoa in Rugby World Cup warm-up Australia beat Samoa 34-15 after dominant first halfWallabies tune up for Rugby World Cup with six triesDavid Pocock made a successful return as the ...
14:36, 2019-09-07

Rugby: Italy out as World Cup games called off for first time due to typhoon Rugby World Cup organizers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament's 32-year history on Thursday - eliminating Italy as ...
11:52, 2019-10-10

Ben Te'o left out of England Rugby World Cup squad – live reaction! News and reaction to Eddie Jones’s 1pm BST announcementAttacking edge is sharp but defence remains a concernEmail Stuart, tweet or add your thoughts ...
14:52, 2019-08-12

Taking on England at the Rugby World Cup is strange for me – but USA are ready | Will Hooley Will Hooley was brought through the youth ranks with England but now relishes joining his ‘rugby family’ on the biggest stageIt’s 2005 and the camera...
14:08, 2019-09-14

Japan determined not to crash out early at home Rugby World Cup • Hosts face tough opening game against Russia on Friday• England first hosts out at group stage four years agoJapan are determined not to be a World...
11:24, 2019-09-18

Rugby World Cup: Cheika says Australia must improve discipline after 45-10 win – video Australia head coach Michael Cheika says the Wallabies had an issue with discipline following their 45-10 World Cup victory against Uruguay on Saturd...
16:12, 2019-10-05

Japan tries to please Rugby World Cup fans with rethink on tattooed bather ban With thousands of fans heading to Japan for the tournament, hot springs consider lifting traditional curbs on displaying body art Thousands of hot sp...
09:24, 2019-07-08

Georgia trounce Uruguay to kickstart Rugby World Cup campaign Georgia 33-7 UruguayGeorgia ran in five tries to climb off the bottom of Pool DUruguay’s Facundo Gattas was sent off late in the gameGeorgia bounced ...
10:00, 2019-09-29

Australia 5-0 Nepal: World Cup 2022 qualifier – as it happened Socceroos record their biggest home win since 2016Jamie Maclaren hat-trick lights up an AFC mismatch 12.18pm BST Job done in Canberra, as nearly 20,0...
13:32, 2019-10-10

New Zealand beat Australia 52-51 to win Netball World Cup – as it happened Maria Folau and Ameliaranne Ekanasio starred as the Silver Ferns withstood a late Australia fightback to win their first world title for 16 years 8.2...
12:44, 2019-07-22

Steve Hansen says World Rugby will alter HIA process after Cane debacle • Flanker missed second half despite passing half-time HIA test• ‘They’ve modified it which is great, good response’The All Blacks coach, Steve Hanse...
16:28, 2019-09-22

Rugby World Cup: best bits as Samoa beat Russia 34-9 – video highlights Samoa’s start to the Rugby World Cup got off to a good start as they eased past a battling Russia side 34-9. Three tries in eight minutes at the star...
16:24, 2019-09-24

Japan stun Ireland to pull off another famous Rugby World Cup upset Japan have done it again, this time against the team ranked No 1 in the world just two weeks ago. The hosts came from nine points down to win after p...
11:56, 2019-09-28

Scotland query World Rugby misconduct charge after Typhoon Hagibis row Scotland have questioned whether the misconduct charge levelled at them by World Rugby for comments around the possible cancellation of their final W...
11:56, 2019-10-16

Scotland question World Rugby misconduct charges over Japan match Scottish Rugby query whether action is ‘appropriate’Charges laid after comments about potential cancellationScottish Rugby have questioned whether mi...
08:36, 2019-10-16

Devin Toner is shock omission from Ireland Rugby World Cup squad • Leinster lock has been regular choice under Joe Schmidt• Jean Kleyn has been given the nod ahead of TonerDevin Toner has been confirmed as the shoc...
19:08, 2019-09-02

David Pocock to end Test rugby career after Wallabies' World Cup tilt Flanker says it is good to be ‘finishing up’ with Will Genia31-year-old has played 77 Tests for Australia to dateAustralia forward David Pocock has c...
09:32, 2019-09-06

All Blacks lose Luke Jacobson for Rugby World Cup after concussion diagnosis Loose forward has developed delayed symptoms Versatile Shannon Frizell brought into squadAll Blacks loose forward Luke Jacobson has been ruled out of...
10:08, 2019-09-13

Rugby World Cup: Key moments as New Zealand, France and Australia win – video highlights George Bridge’s try was crucial as New Zealand overcame South Africa, while Camille Lopez kicked the winning drop goal as France beat Argentina, and ...
16:56, 2019-09-21

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland ar...
22:04, 2019-05-23

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced ...
21:28, 2019-06-19

England rugby squad: Alex Dombrandt given chance to lay down World Cup marker Harlequins' Alex Dombrandt is among four players to receive their first full England call-up after Eddie Jones named his squad for his first World Cu...
13:24, 2019-06-20

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Hartley, Robshaw and Care out Hartley has not played since December due to knee injuryAlex Dombrandt and Lewis Ludlam named in squadEngland have omitted former captains Dylan Hart...
13:28, 2019-06-20

Eddie Jones keen to capitalise on local knowledge at Rugby World Cup England fine-tuning for in humid conditionsJones: ‘Everyone is ready to start work now’Eddie Jones has claimed Japan’s sweltering conditions will giv...
10:20, 2019-09-14

We fell short this time,but a USA World Cup could send rugby skywards | Will Hooley Japan’s ascent shows the value of hosting the tournament and the United States has the potential to do the sameFor some of us the 2019 World Cup is a...
17:44, 2019-10-15

We fell short this time, but a USA World Cup could send rugby skywards | Will Hooley Japan’s ascent shows the value of hosting the tournament, and the United States has the potential to do the sameFor some of us the 2019 World Cup is ...
16:52, 2019-10-15

Johnny Sexton urges Ireland to peak against All Blacks at Rugby World Cup • Fly-half urges his side to produce top form in quarter-final• Bundee Aki faces disciplinary hearing after Samoa red cardJohnny Sexton has questione...
13:56, 2019-10-14

England Rugby World Cup route to final: RWC fixtures and possible road to glory England face a World Cup quarter-final against Australia after topping their pool in Japan....
12:32, 2019-10-14

‘The pressure is on Japan’: Russia seek upset in Rugby World Cup opener • ‘We’ll have enough adrenaline to raise the dead,’ says captain• Friday’s match, in Tokyo, set to be first of 48 sell-outsWhen Japan last played Rus...
13:16, 2019-09-19

Japan overcome dogged Russia to win opening Rugby World Cup match • Japan see off tiring Russia after early shock for World Cup hosts• Matsushima hat-trick seals victory after very shaky startThe first Rugby World C...
15:20, 2019-09-20

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s a...
21:00, 2019-08-21

David Pocock closing on Wallabies return with Rugby World Cup in sight Flanker could play role in Rugby ChampionshipCalf injury forced 31-year-old’s Super Rugby retirementWallabies coach Michael Cheika has backed injured...
09:36, 2019-07-04

Italy’s Parisse hits out at ‘ridiculous’ All Blacks cancellation at Rugby World Cup • Italy veteran angered by World Rugby decision• ‘If NZ needed four or five points it would not be cancelled’Sergio Parisse has hit out at World Rugb...
13:08, 2019-10-10

Typhoon Hagibis spins Japan's Rugby World Cup into chaos England hotfooted it out of Tokyo today after their match against France on Saturday was one of two to be cancelled as the Rugby World Cup 2019 plung...
14:40, 2019-10-10

James O'Connor ruled out of Australia's Rugby World Cup clash with Uruguay O’Connor suffered a corked muscle in trainingSamu Kerevi comes into the team as a replacementThe Wallabies have suffered their first notable injury o...
07:00, 2019-10-05

Italy 48-7 Canada: Pool B leaders score seven tries in second successive Rugby World Cup win Italy remain top of Pool B at the Rugby World Cup after brushing aside Canada to record their second consecutive bonus-point victory....
12:08, 2019-09-26

Rugby World Cup chiefs now slammed for state of Ireland vs Samoa pitch Rugby World Cup organisers once again came under fire this morning due to the state of pitch for Ireland's match with Samoa on Saturday....
12:16, 2019-10-11

England united in belief ahead of Argentina Rugby World Cup clash Leading into the biggest game of their World Cup so far, there has undoubtedly been a feelgood factor around England this week....
17:04, 2019-10-04

Ben Te'o joins Toulon after England Rugby World cup squad omission Ben Te'o will be ineligible for a Rugby World Cup call-up by England after agreeing a short-term deal with Toulon....
21:08, 2019-08-21

Nations Championship proposals face World Rugby deadline of Friday • Governing body needs unanimous support of 10 major unions• France omit Bastareaud from World Cup preparationsLeading rugby nations face a deadline ...
17:24, 2019-06-18

Scotland weigh up legal action as war of words with World Rugby intensifies • SRU ready to challenge decision if Japan game called off• World Rugby calls SRU reaction ‘disappointing’Scotland will consider legal action against...
18:48, 2019-10-11

Rugby World Cup: Ireland thrash Samoa to make it to last eight – video highlights Ireland eased into the World Cup quarter-finals with a seven-try win over Samoa in Fukuoka. Ireland had to play over half the match with 14 men after...
19:04, 2019-10-12

Super typhoon approaches Japan, some World Cup rugby matches canceled A super typhoon bore down on Japan on Thursday forcing the cancellation of two rugby World Cup matches and some transport, and threatening to disrupt...
11:52, 2019-10-10

Argentina 47-17 USA: Los Pumas clinch 2023 Rugby World Cup spot with convincing win Argentina secured automatic qualification for the 2023 Rugby World Cup after brushing aside the USA 47-17 in their final match in Kumagaya....
12:56, 2019-10-09

It's been a super start to the World Cup... but the rugby has played a small part so far To say the host nation is utterly gripped by its Rugby World Cup would be a great stretch but so far Japan is putting on one hell of a party....
16:32, 2019-09-26

Rugby World Cup: 10-try South Africa beat Canada 66-7 – video highlights South Africa have secured a quarter-final spot after a 10-try demolition of Canada. The Canadians were down to 14 men for the majority of the match a...
16:40, 2019-10-08

France players told to ‘kick the coaches out’ for Rugby World Cup success • Toulon president tells players to take control• Reports in France suggests fall-out between captain and coachFrance players must “kick the coaches ...
18:08, 2019-10-08

World Athletics Championships: USA win 4x400m relays on final day – as it happened Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot won the men’s 1500m and Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei the men’s 1000m, while USA’s Nia Ali took the women’s 100m hurdles; USA a...
21:12, 2019-10-06

Everything that happened at the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards The winners for the annual MTV Movie and TV Awards have been announced during a ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica....
08:52, 2019-06-18

Rugby World Cup group-stage deciders threatened by Super Typhoon Hagibis • Organisers may be forced to cancel England and Scotland games• Games cancelled due to weather count as scoreless drawsEngland and Scotland’s World ...
15:00, 2019-10-08

Sports quiz of the week: Rugby World Cup, cars, cuts and players going nuts Who has clean hands? Who needed stitches? Who can’t help?Erling Braut Haaland, the 19-year-old RB Salzburg striker, scored a hat-trick on his first m...
12:44, 2019-09-20

Steve Hansen says pressure is on northern hemisphere sides at Rugby World Cup – video All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen believes the pressure is on north hemisphere teams at the World Cup in Japan. "They got a good thing going up in t...
17:44, 2019-09-24

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, cartwheels and magic marathons | Classic YouTube Also featuring classic Manchester United v Liverpool matches, a player running to the wrong end zone and Sergio Parisse1) It’s the Rugby World Cup qu...
12:16, 2019-10-17

Rugby World Cup: England v France off and Japan v Scotland under threat from Typhoon Hagibis England top Pool C after final match called a 0-0 drawDecision on Scotland’s decisive game delayed until SundayItaly out after match with New Zealand...
11:16, 2019-10-10

Super typhoon Hagibis threatening England and Scotland Rugby World Cup matches Yokohama could now bear the brunt of Super Typhoon Hagibis after the weather system was forced onto a different course....
11:36, 2019-10-08

England name much-changed team for USA Rugby World Cup clash with Joe Cokanasiga handed start England will unleash Joe Cokanasiga at the World Cup for the first time against the USA on Thursday, to provide the ballast lost by the absence of Ma...
11:16, 2019-09-24

South Africa reveal scope of random drug testing at Rugby World Cup Coach Matt Proudfoot: ‘six to eight players are tested a week’ Proudfoot defends image of SA rugby after failed summer testsSouth Africa’s forwards c...
13:09, 2019-09-17

Ireland suffer Rugby World Cup injury blow as Sean O’Brien is ruled out • Leinster flanker out for six months with hip injury• O’Brien joins Dan Leavy in missing tournamentIreland’s Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a b...
18:56, 2019-05-26

Japan fans celebrate wildly after stunning Ireland in Rugby World Cup – video Rugby unin fans across Japan celebrated wildly after their side's stunning World Cup win against Ireland. The World Cup hosts beat the No 2-ranked Ir...
16:16, 2019-09-28

England centre Piers Francis cited for a dangerous tackle in Rugby World Cup win over USA England centre Piers Francis has been cited for a dangerous tackle in the 45-7 Rugby World Cup victory over the USA on Thursday....
08:36, 2019-09-27