Newly-appointed head coach Steve Jackson says he is relishing the prospect of revamping Samoa in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup.
Ireland, England and Wales have announced their World Cup warm-up fixtures for next year.
Namibia thrashed Kenya 53-28 in Windhoek on Saturday to book their place at next year’s World Cup.
Dalmus Chituyi scored two late tries as Kenya claimed a dramatic 45-36 win over Zimbabwe in their World Cup qualifier in Nairobi.
World Rugby has confirmed that Russia will play in the 2019 World Cup after rejecting appeals from Spain and Romania against breaches of player eligibility in the qualifying process.
The Romanian Rugby Union will appeal the decision to deduct points from the national team for fielding ineligible players, which prevented their progression to the 2019 World Cup.
Kagoshima City will host the Springboks’ pre-tournament holding camp in the lead-up to next year’s World Cup in Japan.
SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is determined to involve Springbok players based in England and France in his 2019 World Cup plans. According to Rapport, Erasmus has entered into discussions with a number of overseas-based players who he reckons could play a part in the Boks’ World Cup campaign. Erasmus has reportedly identified prop Vincent Koch as a key… Read more →
The mascots for the 2019 World Cup are mythical, lion-like creatures, who were believed in ancient Japan to chase away evil and bring happiness.