World Cup: News, Analysis, Fixtures, Results

Danny Cipriani

England’s Rugby World Cup Fly Half Selection Debate

With the Rugby World Cup in Japan less than a year away Eddie Jones’ England side remains unclear. The fly half position, which seemed...
World Rugby appoints Steve Brown and Steve Tew onto RWC Board

World Rugby appoints Steve Brown and Steve Tew onto RWC Board

World Rugby have made two key appointments, with England Rugby chief executive Steve Brown, and New Zealand Rugby chief Steve Tew elected onto the 2019 RWC Board. Both with experience in promoting successful Rugby World Cups, they will bring that knowledge to the board level
World Rugby U20 Championship

Pool Stage Fixtures Announced for the World Rugby U20 Championships

The World Rugby U20 Championships will kick off on Wednesday 30 May with the the pool stage fixtures having been announced. The competition, held...

All Blacks to play Bledisloe Cup match in Japan; all preparations...

News out of Japan Rugby and New Zealand Rugby is that the All Blacks are to play another Bledisloe Cup match in Japan. This is all in preparation for the 2019 Japan Rugby World Cup, and is the second fixture ever played between the two trans-Tasman rivals, in Japan
RWC2019 Strategy

Latest Signing Requires Hansen to re-think All Blacks RWC2019 Strategy

Every team who has qualified for the World Rugby tournament in Japan, will have an RWC2019 strategy. It is a focus point, even while...
2018 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards

2017 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards Ceremony – December 14

...and the winner is? That is a statement will be announced many times on Thursday night, when the 2018 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards...
Last Word on Rugby

Milestone for Last Word on Rugby

Today represents a significant milestone for the Last Word on Rugby group of writers, with the 1000th article being published. Last Word on Rugby -- 1000...
Black Ferns RWC

World Rugby Awards 2017 Recognize Women’s XV World Cup Winners

The awards winners have taken their bows, paparazzi have zoomed in on all the VIP guests and the champagne glasses were never empty--all this...
France win 2023 bid

France Victorious in Bid to Host 2023 Rugby World Cup

News that France had been victorious in the results of a ballot vote by World Rugby council members, came as a surprise to many....