Argentina beats United States for farewell consolation win

Rugby Oct 9, 2019

Argentina beats United States for farewell consolation win

Argentina reaffirmed its supremacy in the Americas when it completed its Rugby World Cup campaign by beating the United States 47-17 on Wednesday. The first team to finish its pool matches, the Pumas fell short of a fourth consecutive quarterfinal berth after losses to France ...

England ready for Argentina clash

Rugby Oct 3, 2019

England ready for Argentina clash

by Andrew McKirdy

England head coach Eddie Jones on Thursday paid tribute to Japan's "outstanding" Rugby World Cup win over Ireland, before turning his attention back to his team's crunch match against Argentina this weekend. Former Japan head coach Jones led the Brave Blossoms to a famous 34-32 ...

Psychologist helped England confront 2015 pain

Rugby Oct 1, 2019

Psychologist helped England confront 2015 pain

The England players had to unload a lot of baggage and bring in a new coach to get over the bitter disappointment four years ago of becoming the first host of the Rugby World Cup to be eliminated in the group stage. No. 8 Billy ...

Julian Montoya leads Argentina past Tonga

Rugby Sep 28, 2019

Julian Montoya leads Argentina past Tonga

Argentina hooker Julian Montoya scored a rapid first-half hat trick as the Pumas beat Tonga 28-12 on Saturday to revive their bid for a Rugby World Cup quarterfinal place. Montoya's treble at Hanazono Stadium equaled Argentina's record for the most tries in a single World ...

Argentina shifts focus to Tonga after disappointing defeat to France

Rugby Sep 26, 2019

Argentina shifts focus to Tonga after disappointing defeat to France

Argentina has done the self-criticism following an agonizing opening defeat, and has to deliver against Tonga in their must-win Rugby World Cup match on Saturday. Coach Mario Ledesma made a big statement by dropping flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez and hooker Agustin Creevy after the tense 23-21 ...

Rugby Sep 24, 2019

France's players angry about scrum refereeing at Rugby World Cup

France's players are fuming over the refereeing during their last-gasp win over Argentina in their Pool C opener at the Rugby World Cup. Les Bleus won Saturday's encounter 23-21 in Tokyo thanks to a Camille Lopez drop goal 10 minutes from time, but the French ...