U.S. stays humble after '15 Donald Trumps' quip

Rugby Sep 24, 2019

U.S. stays humble after '15 Donald Trumps' quip

It was meant to be a compliment in Eddie Jones' famously impertinent style, only it didn't really work out that way. The England coach's quip that the United States will play like "15 Donald Trumps" when the teams meet at the Rugby World Cup on ...

England easily dispatches tryless Tonga

Rugby Sep 22, 2019

England easily dispatches tryless Tonga

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Manu Tuilagi scored two tries and captain Owen Farrell added 15 points on three conversions and another three penalty goals, leading England to a 35-3 triumph over Tonga in their Rugby World Cup Pool C match on Sunday at Sapporo Dome. England, which failed to ...

England 'spurred' by 2015 RWC flop, says captain Owen Farrell

Rugby Sep 14, 2019

England 'spurred' by 2015 RWC flop, says captain Owen Farrell

England captain Owen Farrell said Saturday that memories of the team's horror Rugby World Cup four years ago will be a driving force as they seek redemption in Japan. Farrell, part of the Stuart Lancaster-coached England side that became the first host nation to fail ...

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 ...