Midfield battle one to watch in RWC final

Rugby Oct 31, 2019

Midfield battle one to watch in RWC final

The adage that rugby games are won up front will never be more true than in Saturday's World Cup final when the massive, mobile packs of South Africa and England clash in Yokohama but the battle of the midfield could be just as crucial. England's ...

Rugby Oct 31, 2019

Kumamoto restaurant files criminal complaint against Uruguay rugby team

A restaurant in Kumamoto filed a criminal complaint Wednesday against players and others related to Uruguay's national rugby team, accusing them of damaging its property. The players and others involved on the team behaved violently and inflicted damage to the restaurant's equipment, including audio devices, ...

South African president to visit Japan for Rugby World Cup final

Rugby Oct 29, 2019

South African president to visit Japan for Rugby World Cup final

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit Japan to watch the Springboks take on England in the Rugby World Cup final, a Japanese government official said Tuesday. Ramaphosa will watch the final on Saturday in Yokohama, possibly together with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign ...

Rugby Oct 29, 2019

Cape Town to host 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

Cape Town has been awarded the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens, the first time the tournament will be staged in Africa. Cape Town Stadium, the 55,000-seat venue built for the 2010 soccer World Cup, will host the three-day event. It's the same stadium which has hosted ...