Saturday, August 24, 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones holds back England’s secret weapons but time to learn lessons is running out

Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones holds back England’s secret weapons but time to...

What was more surprising from England’s defeat against Wales on Saturday: that they failed with all of the few chances they had to cross the try line, or that Eddie Jones was delighted with it? The England head coach was in a buoyant mood following the 13-6 defeat, which saw Warren Gatland’s side score the only…
All Blacks partner Air New Zealand predicted Bledisloe win with full-page SMH ad

All Blacks partner Air New Zealand predicted Bledisloe win with full-page SMH ad

Air New Zealand threw itself into the Bledisloe Cup fight, backing the New Zealand All Blacks with a taunting full-page ad in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday.Titled ‘Dear 17-year-old Australians, on behalf of all New Zealand’ the ad lists a number of things that 17-year-olds have seen in their lifetime, including drones, podcasts and…
田んぼから応援、ラグビー日本代表の巨大アート出現 埼玉

田んぼから応援、ラグビー日本代表の巨大アート出現 埼玉

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Towering lock Will Skelton still on Wallabies’ radar

Rugby World Cup 2019: Towering lock Will Skelton still on Wallabies’ radar

SKY SPORTAll Blacks come up with perfect response at Eden Park to keep Wallabies scoreless and cruise to victory.New Zealand-born lock Will Skelton could be a shock inclusion in the Wallabies' World Cup squad after coach Michael Cheika revealed he had not given up on coaxing the hulking second-rower home. Cheika admitted it was "highly…
Rugby World Cup 2019: Ben Youngs questions how Wales were allowed to score controversial try against England

Rugby World Cup 2019: Ben Youngs questions how Wales were allowed to score controversial...

Ben Youngs has questioned why Wales were allowed to take a quick penalty before he was allowed on the pitch during England’s 13-6 defeat on Saturday, with the home side taking full advantage of their opponents’ reduction to 13 men to score the only try of the match. Wales caught England out when Anthony Watson was…
Rugby World Cup 2019: Gregor Townsend accepts Scotland have work to do after 32-3 defeat against France

Rugby World Cup 2019: Gregor Townsend accepts Scotland have work to do after 32-3...

Gregor Townsend admits Scotland have work to do to get their Rugby World Cup preparations back on track after being dismantled by France in Nice. The Dark Blues conceded five tries in their opening warm-up clash ahead of next month's finals in Japan. The Scots fly out to the Far East in less than a month but…
Rugby World Cup 2019: All Blacks ‘remain team to beat’, says British media

Rugby World Cup 2019: All Blacks ‘remain team to beat’, says British media

SKY SPORTAll Blacks come up with perfect response at Eden Park to keep Wallabies scoreless and cruise to victory.British rugby critics say the World Cup is "the All Blacks' to lose" with their impressive Bledisloe Cup victory light years ahead of the  "torpid" Wales-England clash. Mick Cleary writing in The Daily Telegraph, said Wales rose to…
Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones ranks Wales as favourites and says All Blacks are ‘holding back’

Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones ranks Wales as favourites and says All Blacks...

Eddie Jones claims All Blacks have been holding back before the Rugby World Cup – but he has also anointed Wales as tournament favourites. Wales moved to the top of the World Cup rankings after a 13-6 win over England in Cardiff on Saturday (Sunday NZT) – only hours after the All Blacks' impressive 36-0 Bledisloe Cup shutout…
Rugby, l’Italia travolge la Russia (85-15) nel Cattolica test match

Rugby, l’Italia travolge la Russia (85-15) nel Cattolica test match

Una grandissima prova di squadra dell'Italia a San Benedetto del Tronto. Gli azzurri allo Stadio Riviera delle Palme superano 85-15 la Russia nel Cattolica Test Match, seconda partita dell'Italrugby in preparazione della Rugby World Cup 2019. Sblocca il risultato la Russia che al primo affondo conquista un calcio piazzato che Gaysin realizza dalla linea dei…
Rugby World Cup 2019: Springboks unconvincing winners after late Pumas try disallowed

Rugby World Cup 2019: Springboks unconvincing winners after late Pumas try disallowed

Themba HadebeArgentina's Guido Pettii (R) scores a try in the Pumas' 24-18 loss to South Africa.Argentina was denied just a second victory over the Springboks in South Africa and a big boost for the Rugby World Cup when Lucas Mensa's try with three minutes to go was disallowed on Saturday. Instead, South Africa flyhalf Elton…