Canada became the last team to qualify for the 2019 World Cup after beating Hong Kong 27-10 in the final repechage match in Marseille on Friday.
Former England hooker Brian Moore says the top northern hemisphere teams can expect, rather than hope, to win the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Worcester Warriors director of rugby Alan Solomons says the Springboks have every chance of winning the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Former Springbok coach Jake White believes that the team is back on track following some rousing performances in the Rugby Championship.
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.