France suffer Plisson blow

2015-04-25 13:44

Stade Francais flyhalf Jules Plisson will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his left shoulder in the Top 14 game against Toulouse.

Cruden set to miss World Cup

2015-04-20 07:23

Chiefs and All Black flyhalf Aaron Cruden has suffered a knee injury which will see him miss out on playing in the World Cup.

Deans: Ireland a RWC threat

2015-03-31 16:09

Ireland will improve on their Six Nations title form and mount a major World Cup bid, according to Robbie Deans.

Good news on Du Toit's injury

2015-03-18 08:06

Reports of Sharks lock Pieter-Steph du Toit's absence from this year's Rugby World Cup appear to be premature.

Etzebeth not France-bound after RWC

2015-03-17 10:20

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth will not head abroad after this year's Rugby World Cup, the WP Rugby Union has assured.

Du Toit's RWC dream in tatters

2015-03-16 09:00

Sharks lock Pieter-Steph du Toit is not expected to recover in time for this year's Rugby World Cup after picking up a knee injury.

De Villiers remains first pick for RWC

2015-02-25 12:08

Francois says despite Jean de Villiers' injury setback, he remains the first choice at centre for the Springboks at the World Cup.

BaaBaas to play at Olympic Stadium

2015-02-19 14:41

The Barbarians will make London’s Olympic Stadium their home for the first rugby match to be played there ahead of the RWC.

Mehrtens expects best-ever RWC

2015-02-18 14:33

Former All Black flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens has predicted that Rugby World Cup 2015 will be the biggest and best tournament yet.

England up to third in rankings

2015-02-09 16:19

England's win over Wales in their Six Nations opener has lifted them above Ireland and into third spot in the latest World Rugby rankings.


More RWC tickets go on sale

2015-04-23 10:24

A further 25 000 tickets will go on sale for this year's Rugby World Cup in England, including South Africa against Samoa.

Joubert headlines RWC panel

2015-04-07 20:30

South Africa's Craig Joubert is one of 12 referees chosen by World Rugby to officiate matches at the Rugby World Cup in England.

Mallett backs Duane as Bok skipper

2015-03-18 14:35

Nick Mallett says Duane Vermeulen should be the Springbok captain at the Rugby World Cup if Jean de Villiers fails to recover in time.

Koch a strong contender for RWC

2015-03-17 11:16

Rinkhals says Stormers tighthead prop Vincent Koch would be a strong contender to be included in the Springbok World Cup squad.

Reinach aims for big 2015

2015-03-16 14:18

Springbok and Sharks scrumhalf Cobus Reinach hopes to build on his dream 2014 season ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Habana eager to prove his worth

2015-03-03 14:18

Springbok wing Bryan Habana is determined to again prove his worth for the national team in 2015.

Jean: Positive feedback on injury

2015-02-25 07:43

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes he is on track to recover in time for this year's Rugby World Cup.

McCaw to retire after RWC?

2015-02-19 07:24

All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw has dropped the strongest hint yet he will retire after this year's Rugby World Cup.

World Rugby to trial Hawk-Eye

2015-02-15 09:56

World Rugby will trial a new Hawk-Eye system to protect player welfare and aid decision making and may adopt it at the World Cup.

Smith joins NZ exodus to France

2015-02-05 20:31

Conrad Smith has become the third New Zealand player to switch to France after the RWC, by signing for Pau.

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