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# rwc19 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

WIN: We're giving away a signed Ireland rugby jersey

Check out our competition ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final showdown with the All Blacks.

# rwc19 - Friday 11 October, 2019

Error-strewn Wallabies earn bonus-point victory over Georgia in tough conditions

Australia will now turn their attention to the quarter-finals after today’s 27-8 win in Shizuoka.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus

Having watched his Springboks side make light work of Canada in Kobe, the South Africa coach was quizzed on his preferred quarter-final opponents.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

All Blacks flanker to become first player to wear goggles at Rugby World Cup Blurred Vision This post contains videos

All Blacks flanker to become first player to wear goggles at Rugby World Cup

Ardie Savea will use protective eyewear against Canada tomorrow.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Wallabies wing Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle Act Of Foul Play This post contains videos

Wallabies wing Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle

The 25-year-old will miss Australia’s remaining Pool D games after today’s World Rugby ruling.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Ireland settle into 'isolated' life out of spotlight before clash with Japan

Joe Schmidt’s squad travelled by bullet train to Shizuoka yesterday.

'The best atmosphere in my 30 years going to Lansdowne Road' - When Ireland beat the All Blacks on home soil

A highly-anticipated meeting between the nations ranked first and second in the world, Ireland produced a near-perfect performance to overcome New Zealand.

# rwc19 - Monday 23 September, 2019

Sensational opening weekend leaves World Cup free-wheeling towards knockout stage

There are only a handful of meaningful pool matches left, unless you believe that shocks are possible.

'Going to London on St Patrick's Day and winning the Grand Slam will probably never be repeated' Onward This post contains videos

'Going to London on St Patrick's Day and winning the Grand Slam will probably never be repeated'

Rugby pundits remember an unforgettable moment in Irish sporting history.

# rwc19 - Friday 6 September, 2019

Scotland sweat on Toolis after World Cup warm-up win against Georgia

The lock suffered a worrying head injury near the end of Scotland’s 36-9 win on Friday.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

O'Driscoll: 'If I was Toner I'd be feeling very sorry for myself and wondering whether it was justified'

‘You don’t want to alienate yourself by putting your foot in your mouth and saying something you can’t take back.’

# rwc19 - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson miss out as Scotland name squad for Japan

Forwards Josh Strauss, Matt Fagerson and Magnus Bradbury have also been omitted.

# rwc19 - Saturday 31 August, 2019

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up

Join us for minute-by-minute coverage from the Principality Stadium.

# rwc19 - Friday 30 August, 2019

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil

In June 2016, they earned a first-ever Test win at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

# rwc19 - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'This is the great thing about where Ireland are: It's actually harder to find things that can go wrong'

Gordon D’Arcy was worried about Ireland even before their trimming at Twickenham, but he still sees a way out of their current rut.

# rwc19 - Friday 9 August, 2019

'I read it when I came over here and had a bit of a laugh' - O'Shea dismisses link to Munster CEO role

The Italy head coach believes Ireland are World Cup contenders despite their poor Six Nations.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Alun Wyn Jones: Fatherhood helped me become a better captain

The Welsh Grand Slam-winning captain admits having children gave him some perspective on his playing career.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'

A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.

# rwc19 - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Spain and Romania still not giving up on getting into Ireland's RWC pool

The fall-out from the Rugby Europe Championship shambles continues.

# rwc19 - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Huge 12 months ahead for Schmidt's Ireland with RWC pool draw set for 2017

World Rugby confirmed the draw will take place in Japan next year.