Samoa and Tonga players are allegedly under pressure from their French Top 14 clubs to miss the World Cup in Japan later this year.
World Rugby marks 100 days to go until the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
This year’s World Cup is expected to be one of the most open in years and it could come down to which team best manages the workload of their players leading into the tournament, writes GREGOR PAUL.
Rassie Erasmus would do well to explore the fullback alternatives to first-choice Willie Roux in the upcoming Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Warren Whiteley is not expected to be available at the start of the Test season due to his recurring knee injury.
Former Springbok Stefan Terblanche and referee Freek Burger have been included in the team of judicial members for the World Cup in Japan.
Former Springbok wing Breyton Paulse believes that South Africa have enough talent out wide to succeed at the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Former Griquas captain Kyle Steyn has been called up to Scotland’s World Cup training squad.
South African-born lock Jean Kleyn has been included in Ireland’s 44-man training squad in preparation for the World Cup in Japan later this year.
Fiji defence coach Peter Ryan has announced that his role with the national team has ended after they overspent on their World Cup budget.