Rugby

Carty replaces Sexton at 10 for Ireland vs Japan

Sep 26, 2019

Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton was available to play against Japan in the Rugby World Cup but coach Joe Schmidt decided not to risk playing him.

The Latest: Carty starting at 10 for Ireland vs Japan

Sep 26, 2019

Jack Carty will start at flyhalf for Ireland against Japan on Saturday in Shizuoka

Scotland: There was anger but time now to get over Ireland

Sep 25, 2019

Scotland face some hard truths after Ireland drubbing, now time to get over it

The Latest: Buydens back for Canada's opening RWC game

Sep 24, 2019

Veteran prop Hubert Buydens and winger DTH Van Der Merwe have been selected in the starting lineup for Canada's opening Rugby World Cup game against Italy

Georgia will keep falling short, unless it plays 6 Nations

Sep 23, 2019

Georgia needs to play "at least four matches" each year against top sides in order to compete against properly when Rugby World Cups come around every four years

Wales scores 6 tries, beats Georgia 43-14 at Rugby World Cup

Sep 23, 2019

Wales opened its Rugby World Cup campaign by beating Georgia 43-14 in a contest which became much more even in the second half

The Latest: Golosnitskiy impressed with sword of honor

Sep 23, 2019

Russia winger Kirill Golosnitskiy was pleasantly surprised when he received a katana _ Japanese sword _ from Japan captain Michael Leitch after scoring the first try of this Rugby World Cup

Cheika accuses Fiji of going against "the spirit" of rugby

Sep 23, 2019

Australia coach Michael Cheika has accused Fiji counterpart John McKee of being two-faced and going against "the spirit" of rugby by referring winger Reece Hodge for a citing at the World Cup

England wins 35-3 over Tonga, comfortable but not compelling

Sep 22, 2019

England is comfortable in beating Tonga 35-3 at the Rugby World Cup without the former champion being compelling in the opening game of its 2019 campaign

The Latest: Cheers for Jones, who is in Japan with England

Sep 22, 2019

England has opened its Rugby World Cup campaign against Tonga and coach Eddie Jones was given a huge cheer by the local Japanese fans when his name appeared on the big screen at the Sapporo Dome before kickoff

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