1. Stuart Lancaster: Owen Farrell Must Excel to Take England No10 Shirt

    Stuart Lancaster insists Owen Farrell must excel during the World Cup warm-up matches if he is to displace George Ford as England's fly-half...

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  2. Slipper: Puma Adds Claws to Wallabies Scrum

    They are not there yet but Wallabies prop James Slipper believes the Australian scrum will be ready to show they can take on the best at the Rugby World Cup.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 19 hours ago 8 reads 0 comments

  3. Scott Williams to Lead Wales vs. Ireland

    Scott Williams will captain Wales against Ireland on Saturday, leading a team that contains four uncapped players.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 19 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  4. Francois Steyn Leaves Boks After Brother's Death

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 20 hours ago 62 reads 0 comments

  5. Scott Williams to Lead Wales vs. Ireland

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  6. Phillips Vying for World Cup Spot

    Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips knows he must excel in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland to keep his place in the squad.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 20 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  7. Bail Clears Cipriani for World Cup

    England fly-half Danny Cipriani will be available for the World Cup after being re-bailed following his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 22 hours ago 29 reads 0 comments

  8. Wales' George North Won't Play Against Ireland

    Wales wing George North won't be involved in the opening World Cup warm-up match against Ireland this Saturday at the Millennium Stadium and has not yet completed the full concussion ...

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  9. Boks' Pollard (Concussion) a Doubt for Final Game

    Handré Pollard may miss South Africa's final game of the Rugby Championship as he struggles to recover from a possible concussion.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 12 reads 0 comments

  10. Why Michael Hooper's Ban Shows Gaping Holes in Rugby's Rules

    It's happened again. Rugby’s disciplinary procedures have been made to look a laughingstock in recent days...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 2 days ago 873 reads 0 comments

  11. Horwill, Mumm Up for Lineout Job v All Blacks

    James Horwill has no qualms about being the Wallabies' lineout caller for the Rugby Championship decider against the All Blacks in Sydney on Saturday after the scratching of incumbent ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  12. Simmons (Scaphoid) Ruled out of Next Two Wallabies Tests

    Qantas Wallabies lock Rob Simmons will miss this Saturday's Rugby Championship decider and next week's Auckland Bledisloe Cup Test after being ruled out with a scaphoid injury...

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  13. Getting 'Harder' to Pick Jane

    Cory Jane's World Cup hopes hang by a thread with All Blacks coach Steve Hansen admitting it is going to be exceedingly tough to pick the injury-prone winger for their shot at history in England...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 2 days ago 89 reads 0 comments

  14. Kurtley Beale Happy to Contribute to the Wallabies in Any Capacity

    Kurtley Beale is fully fit, but still waiting to find out what position he will play in Australia's Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand next weekend.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 3 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  15. Winger Tom James out of Wales Squad with Foot Injury

    Tom James' World Cup dream has been dashed by an injury which has ruled him out of the reckoning for this autumn's global tournament...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 3 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 Uncapped Englishmen Who Could Earn 2015 World Cup Places

    England’s players returned from their Denver training camp last weekend and will now have one month left to earn their places in Stuart Lancaster’s World Cup squad...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 days ago 1,467 reads 0 comments

  17. Nonu Unlikely to Be Risked Against Wallabies

    Ma'a Nonu is unlikely to be risked against the Wallabies in Sydney on Saturday night but scans on his injured shoulder showed no signs of serious damage...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  18. Billy Twelvetrees and Kyle Eastmond Fighting for Their Place for England

    Billy Twelvetrees and Kyle Eastmond, both of whom started Test matches at inside centre for England last season, are among a number of high-profile players who are fighting for their ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 4 days ago 192 reads 0 comments

  19. 5 Uncapped Australians Who Could Earn 2015 World Cup Places

    The final stretch is in sight as Australia's stars go about making their last-gasp attempts at clinching a World Cup place, with Michael Cheika proving he's willing to hand the inexperienced a chance in recent times...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 days ago 760 reads 0 comments

  20. Former Wallabies Slam Lengthy Hooper Decision

    Michael Hooper's time before a SANZAR judiciary has ended, but the processing time that it took the judiciary to come to its conclusion has been questioned by a number of former Wallabies...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  21. 50 Days to Go: Everything You Must Know

    With just 50 days until England kick-off the Rugby World Cup 2015 against Fiji at Twickenham on 18 September, we take a look at the significance of the number 50 to England Rugby ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 6 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  22. Boks Fans Should Feel Upbeat About World Cup

    The Rugby World Cup kicks off in 50 days time in England. The Springboks will enter the tournament as one of the favourites, but they'll face some tough opposition in their quest to collect a third Webb Ellis Trophy...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 6 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  23. Wallabies' Hooper Banned 1 Week, Free to Face All Blacks

    Michael Hooper has been suspended for one week after he was found guilty of punching or striking Nicolas Sanchez in the Wallabies' Test against Argentina in Mendoza, but he is free ...

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  24. All Blacks and Springboks Would Have Been the Best World Cup Final

    Northern hemisphere fans look away now. It may be rugby heresy to admit it, but deep down, most neutrals would have opted for a clash between New Zealand and South Africa to provide the denouement to the 2015 Rugby World Cup...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 days ago 5,942 reads 2 comments

  25. Quade Cooper's Request to Play for Souths in Grand Final to Be Rejected

    SOUTHS are set to crush Quade Cooper's request for a rare club cameo in Sunday's Premier Rugby grand final against Easts at Ballymore...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 6 days ago 4 reads 0 comments