All Blacks well out in front

2017-09-20 16:34

Today, September 20 in two years’ time Rugby’s showpiece tournament – the Rugby World Cup – will kick off in Tokyo.

Japan told to speed up 2019 RWC preparations

2017-09-17 09:48

Japanese organisers were warned to accelerate their preparations for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with training venues a key area of concern.

England to go native at Japan 2019 RWC

2017-08-10 17:36

England coach Eddie Jones wants his players "close to normal life" during the 2019 RWC in Japan after taking his backroom staff on a reconnaissance mission.

Jones throws RWC bait to England hopefuls

2017-06-16 11:53

There are 827 days before the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, but England coach Eddie Jones says time is running out for fringe players.

Japan a 'sardine' in the sandwich - Joseph

2017-05-11 11:19

Japan coach Jamie Joseph insists the Brave Blossoms are World Cup small fry, despite a breakout performance two years ago.

No World Cup easybeats, Cheika warns

2017-05-11 07:50

Pundits are calling it a dream draw for the Wallabies at the 2019 RWC, but coach Michael Cheika has warned against complacency.

England's Jones turns to prayer after 'death' draw

2017-05-10 20:20

England coach Eddie Jones said he would seek divine intervention after being handed a fiendishly difficult 2019 Rugby World Cup draw.

Bok RWC draw: Too early to shiver!

2017-05-10 13:21

From their currently humble position in the global pecking order, South Africa’s RWC 2019 draw could have been considerably worse, says Rob Houwing.

Coetzee: It doesn’t matter who Boks draw at RWC

2017-05-10 11:57

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is not perturbed after his team was drawn in the same pool as New Zealand for the 2019 World Cup.

Excitement ahead of 2019 RWC draw

2017-05-09 12:15

The pool draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Wednesday.


Two years today until RWC 2019!

2017-09-20 08:01

Wednesday, September 20 marks exactly two years until the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

'Nervousness' ahead of Japan 2019 RWC

2017-09-11 13:36

Japan's hosting of the 2019 Rugby World Cup has created "nervousness" about whether big crowds will turn up.

Fiji down Tonga to book 2019 RWC berth

2017-07-08 08:00

Fiji qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan when they beat Tonga in their Pacific Nations Cup match in Nuku'alofa.

Sport24: Top 5 reactions to the RWC 2019 pool draw

2017-05-11 17:39

The 2019 Rugby World Cup is a little over 2 years and 4 months away ... yet the anticipation is already palpable!

Hansen plays down England RWC threat

2017-05-11 09:02

NZ coach Steve Hansen warned England they could struggle to get out of a treacherous group for the second straight Rugby World Cup.

Read warns of 'dangerous' Springboks at 2019 RWC

2017-05-11 06:55

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read has backed the Springboks to emerge from a form slump and pose a real threat at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Bookies no believers in Boks' RWC 2019 chances

2017-05-10 14:11

Bookmakers have reacted to the pool draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup - by making the Springboks even greater outsiders for the title.

The RWC 2019 gods have smiled on the Boks!

2017-05-10 12:24

Smile South Africa, the rugby gods have smiled on us. The 2019 Rugby World Cup draw could not have been kinder, writes Mark Keohane.

As it happened: 2019 Rugby World Cup draw

2017-05-10 08:32

A recap of the pool draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup from the Japanese city of Kyoto.

RWC 2019 pool draw to change bookies' minds?

2017-05-09 12:03

No surprise that the world No 1-ranked All Blacks have been installed as overwhelming favourites for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

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