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Latest Rugby World Cup News



England based Wales players out of RWC warm up

Friday 17 April 2015

Most of Wales' England-based players who are playing in the Premiership will not be permitted to play in Wales's first Rugby World Cup warm up match against Ireland.
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World Rugby name Rugby World Cup referee panel


Thursday 9 April 2015

Welsh Referee Nigel Owens has been named in a twelve man refereeing squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in September and October this year.
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Abendanon wants England recall for World Cup


Wednesday 8 April 2015

Former England and Bath fullback Nick Abendanon says that he would jump at the chance to play for England again if he was called up by head coach Stuart Lancaster.
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Fickou in a race to be fit for Rugby World Cup


Tuesday 31 March 2015

Toulouse general manager Guy Noves says that he is optimistic that France centre Gael Fickou will regain his fitness in time for the Rugby World Cup.
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England Rugby World Cup boss Jevans resigns


Saturday 28 March 2015

England Rugby 2015 Chief Executive Debbie Jevans CBE has announced that she has decided to resign her position with the England Rugby World Cup organising body due to personal reasons.
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2015 will be Biggest Rugby World Cup on record


Thursday 19 March 2015

Rugby World Cup organisers have revealed that a record number of tickets will be sold for this year's rugby union World Cup in England.
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Hansen worried rugby has become too defensive


Saturday 7 March 2015

New Zealand All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says that he is concerned about the future of rugby as it has become too defence orientated.
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Italy announce bid to host 2023 World Cup


Saturday 7 March 2015

Italy have officially confirmed their interest in hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup in eight years time.
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South Africa plan bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup


Thursday 5 March 2015

The South African Rugby Union have announced that they plan to submit a bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup
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Twelve cities make the cut for 2019 World Cup


Wednesday 4 March 2015

Rugby World Cup organisers have announced the 12 venues across Japan that will host matches in the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
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RFU announce England RWC Warm up kick off times


Thursday 29 January 2015

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) have confirmed the kick off times for the two International Rugby World Cup warm up matches at Twickenham Stadium beginning on August 15
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De Villiers begins rehab with World Cup in mind


Monday 19 January 2015

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) have confirmed the kick off times for the two International Rugby World Cup warm up matches at Twickenham Stadium beginning on August 15
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All Ireland to bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup


Friday 5 December 2014

The Irish Rugby Football Union have announced that they will be bidding to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
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Matfield: Springboks must work on decision making


Tuesday 2 December 2014

Springbok vice captain Victor Matfield has said that the South African team's decision making in northern hemisphere conditions will receive serious attention in the build-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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1,290 000 Rugby World Cup tickets already sold


Friday 24 October 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 organisers have announced that a total of 950,000 Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets were sold in the September general sale which saw record levels of demand for tickets for pool and knock-out stage matches.
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Uruguay qualify for Rugby World Cup 2015


Monday 13 October 2014

Uruguay have claimed the 20th and final place at Rugby World Cup 2015 after triumphing over Russia in the two-game final qualifying round.
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RFU sign England coach Lancaster until 2020


Friday 3 October 2014

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has signed a new contract extension that will keep him in with the Rugby Football Union until 2020.
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IRB tighten up player eligibility rules


Friday 19 September 2014

The International Rugby Board have toughened up on eligibility rules for players looking to switch allegiance in countries ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Henry: A loss before RWC would do All Blacks good


Friday 19 September 2014

Rugby World Cup winning coach Graham Henry has said that he is concerned by the All Blacks unbeaten streak and has suggested that a loss would do them some good.
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Prince Harry appointed RWC 2015 President


Friday 19 September 2014

Long time Rugby fan Prince Harry has been appointed as Honorary President of England Rugby 2015 who are the Organising Committee delivering Rugby World Cup 2015.
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2015 Rugby World Cup Team Bases Confirmed


Wednesday 27 August 2014

2015 Rugby World Cup organisers have announced 41 team bases for the twenty teams that will contest the Rugby World Cup next year in England and Cardiff, Wales.
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World Cup Winner Hill takes up new England role


Saturday 2 August 2014

England Rugby World Cup winning flanker Richard Hill MBE has been appointed by the RFU as Player Pathway Liaison Manager.
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England's last World Cup winner Tindall retires


Tuesday 15 July 2014

England's last Rugby World Cup winning player from 2003 Mike Tindall has become the final player to retire from playing rugby.
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Japan qualify for 2015 Rugby World Cup


Monday 26 May 2014

Japan have qualified for their eighth straight Rugby World Cup after they beat Hong Kong 49-8 and claimed the Asian Five Nations title at Tokyo's National Stadium.
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Rugby World Cup tickets to go on sale in September


Wednesday 7 May 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 Organisers England Rugby 2015 have announced that tickets for the event will go on general sale in September 2014.
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