A selection of the best quotes from players, coaches and leaders at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Friday.
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.
Rassie Erasmus and Pieter-Steph du Toit analyse the Springbok player’s remarkable transition from lock to blindside flank.
Japan is set to play host to a Rugby World Cup like no other, writes Japan-based journalist RICHARD FREEMAN.
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.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named his starting lineup ahead of Sunday’s crucial World Cup match against Scotland in Yokohama.
The Springboks appeared to be in fine spirits when assembling for their official team photo on the eve of their highly anticipated clash against the All Blacks in Yokohama.
Former Springbok centre Robbie Fleck says supporters shouldn’t put Damian de Allende ‘in a box’, and that most of the Bok inside centre’s good work around the park goes unnoticed, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
A selection of the best quotes from coaches and players at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Wednesday.