Rugby World Cup 2019, Japan

Host cities, Prefectures and stadiums
Schedule
Samoa cruises past Germany to punch ticket for 2019 RWC

Jul 15, 2018

Samoa cruises past Germany to punch ticket for 2019 RWC

Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for the second time in their two-leg playoff on Saturday. Samoa won the first leg 66-15 in Apia two weeks ago, making qualification on aggregate virtually inevitable. Germany was competitive at home, leading by ...

Reds clobber Sunwolves in season finale

Jul 13, 2018

Reds clobber Sunwolves in season finale

The Sunwolves' 2018 Super Rugby season came to a close in controversy Friday as they lost 48-27 to the Reds at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. For the second week running against Australian opposition, the Sunwolves (3-13) had a player sent from the field just before the ...

Tony Brown shakes up lineup before Sunwolves' season finale

Jul 11, 2018

Tony Brown shakes up lineup before Sunwolves' season finale

Sunwolves stand-in head coach Tony Brown made five changes and two positional switches Wednesday as his side gets set for its final Super Rugby game of the 2018 season when it takes take on the Reds on Friday at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium. "We want to ...

Waratahs pulverize Sunwolves, advance to Super Rugby playoffs

Jul 7, 2018

Waratahs pulverize Sunwolves, advance to Super Rugby playoffs

The New South Wales Waratahs clinched first place in Super Rugby's Australian Conference in emphatic fashion on Saturday with a 77-25 win over the Sunwolves. The win guaranteed the Waratahs a place in the playoffs beginning in two weeks, while the Sunwolves will finish in ...

Sunwolves surge past Bulls

Jul 1, 2018

Sunwolves surge past Bulls

The Sunwolves scored four second-half tries to earn their third win of the Super Rugby season on Saturday, beating the Bulls 42-37. Hayden Parker scored a try and kicked six conversions as the Sunwolves (3-11) spread the ball around, literally and figuratively with six tries. ...

Sunwolves aiming to exhibit consistency against Bulls

Jun 29, 2018

Sunwolves aiming to exhibit consistency against Bulls

The Sunwolves are looking to beat the same side twice straight and prove inconsistency is a thing of the past when they take on the Pretoria-based Bulls on Saturday at National Stadium. The Japan's Super Rugby franchise won 21-20 in Tokyo in April 2017, the ...

Jun 26, 2018

Brumbies winger Chance Peni suspended again for dangerous tackle

ACT Brumbies Super Rugby winger Chance Peni on Tuesday was suspended for six matches for a dangerous tackle in his first match back from a five-match suspension for a similar offense. The former Western Force and rugby league winger has been suspended three times in ...