A selection of the best quotes from players, coaches and leaders at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Friday.
Japan lock James Moore escaped punishment for this potentially dangerous shoulder charge against Russia. Should he have been carded?
The biggest spectacle was in the stands on an unforgettable night for rugby and Japan, writes JON CARDINELLI at Tokyo Stadium.
South African-born duo Lappies Labuschagne and Kotaro Matsushima scored four tries between them as Japan battled to a 30-10 victory over Russia in the opening game of the 2019 World Cup in Tokyo on Friday.
SA Rugby magazine’s Jon Cardinelli caught up with some fans and soaked up the atmosphere ahead of the World Cup opener in Tokyo on Friday.
Props WP Nel and Allan Dell have been named in Scotland’s lineup to front Ireland in their World Cup opener in Yokohama on Sunday.
Fiji’s pose a threat but are unlikely to sneak through the pool stages to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 World Cup.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named his starting lineup ahead of Sunday’s crucial World Cup match against Scotland in Yokohama.
A selection of the best quotes from coaches and players at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Thursday.
Coach Eddie Jones has named a full-strength England lineup to take on Tonga in their World Cup opener in Sapporo on Sunday.