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's Tom Curry, Sam Underhill to start against Ireland

Rugby Aug 22, 2019

England's Tom Curry, Sam Underhill to start against Ireland

Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will line up either side of Billy Vunipola in a new-look, highly mobile back row against Ireland on Saturday as England coach Eddie Jones continues to juggle his resources in the team's penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match. Curry and ...

Rugby World Cup in Japan set to kick off in one month

Rugby Aug 19, 2019

Rugby World Cup in Japan set to kick off in one month

Tuesday in Japan marks one month to go until the country becomes the first Asian nation to host the Rugby World Cup, the sport's quadrennial showpiece that to date has been dominated by the Southern Hemisphere powerhouses. Twenty teams will battle it out for the ...

'The Brighton Miracle' set to be released before Rugby World Cup

Rugby Aug 16, 2019

'The Brighton Miracle' set to be released before Rugby World Cup

"The Brighton Miracle," a film based on Japan's exploits at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, is set to be released worldwide ahead of this year's tournament, a production source said Friday. Shot in Australia and Japan, and starring Temuera Morrison as former Japan coach Eddie ...