Volunteers ready for action at Rugby World Cup

Rugby Sep 18, 2019

Volunteers ready for action at Rugby World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

With the historic first Rugby World Cup match in Asia fast approaching, the volunteers are working to be just as ready as the players for the sport's extravaganza. About 400 of the 600 volunteers who will be stationed at Tokyo Stadium, the venue for Friday ...

13,000 'Team No-Side' volunteers ready for Rugby World Cup

Rugby Sep 11, 2019

13,000 'Team No-Side' volunteers ready for Rugby World Cup

Fans can expect plenty of helping hands at the Rugby World Cup starting on Sept. 20 as a record-high 13,000 volunteers are set to cover 12 venues across Japan. They have been named the "Team No-Side," a Japanese rugby term corresponding to the English "full ...

England comes alive in second half to whip Italy

Rugby Sep 8, 2019

England comes alive in second half to whip Italy

England rounded off its preparations for the Rugby World Cup in Japan by beating Italy 37-0 on Friday with help from one man who will be left behind. Center Joe Marchant, who got his chance with Henry Slade and Jonathan Joseph under treatment and coach ...

Rugby Sep 7, 2019

Argentina enjoys Sydney seaside romp en route to RWC

Winger Bautista Delguy scored four tries as Argentina romped to a 74-0 victory over Australian club Randwick at Coogee Oval on Saturday in the Pumas' final match before the Rugby World Cup. The two-time World Cup semifinalist ran in 12 tries in total as it ...

All Blacks clobber Tonga in final match before Rugby World Cup

Rugby Sep 7, 2019

All Blacks clobber Tonga in final match before Rugby World Cup

The All Blacks got exactly what they wanted from their final match ahead of the Rugby World Cup when they demolished Tonga 92-7 on Saturday, and deliberately chose to play the last 15 minutes a man down, coach Steve Hansen said. Inside center Ryan Crotty, ...