England pummels Australia in RWC quarterfinal

Rugby Oct 19, 2019

England pummels Australia in RWC quarterfinal

by Kaz Nagatsuka

England stormed into the Rugby World Cup final four with a convincing 40-16 win over Australia in the quarterfinals before a crowd of 36,954 at Oita Stadium on Saturday. The Europeans, who experienced the humiliation of being eliminated in the pool phase at the tourney's ...

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 ...

JRFU, Jamie Joseph discussing new deal

Rugby Sep 30, 2019

JRFU, Jamie Joseph discussing new deal

The Japan Rugby Football Union has started negotiations over a contract extension for Brave Blossoms head coach Jamie Joseph as Rugby World Cup fever sweeps across the host nation, sources familiar with the matter said Monday. According to sources, the JRFU and Joseph are discussing ...

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 ...