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Rugby World Cup 2019: Why Did It Take So Long For Rugby Union To Organize A World Cup?

The Rugby Union World Cup begins today (September 20) in Japan, representing one of the biggest gambles in the history of the sport. For the governing body of rugby union, World Rugby, the decision to take their showpiece tournament—and largest ...
Friday, September 20, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 predictions: Winner, dark horses, top player, breakout star and more

The 2019 Rugby World Cup finally got underway on Friday, with host nation Japan defeating a brave Russian side 30-10. Winger Kotaro Matsushima became the first Japan player to score a hat-trick of tries in the World Cup as the hosts battled back from ...
Friday, September 20, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019: The best of the opening ceremony [pics]

The Rugby World Cup officially arrived at a new continent on Friday, with the opening ceremony in Tokyo, Japan getting things underway. The curtain raiser preceded the opening match of the first ever tournament in Asia, where the host nation takes on ...
Friday, September 20, 2019

The heaviest player at Rugby World Cup 2019

The little men may have infiltrated the game in recent years, but the heaviest player at the 2019 Rugby World Cup weighs almost as much as two Cheslin Kolbes. Some massive units are in Japan for the global showpiece, which kicked off on Friday, and we ...
Friday, September 20, 2019