Australia Vs Georgia: RWC 2023 draw can save Australia rugby from tragedy
Australia Vs Georgia: RWC 2023 draw can save Australia rugby from tragedy Ex-Australian rugby scrum-half Nick Farr-Jones trusts a good draw could spare Australia’s blushes at the Rugby World Cup 2023 in France. The global centrepiece is 51 days away and the Wallabies are in Pool C with Wales, Fiji, Georgia and Portugal which should, in theory, offer the side a passage through to the knockouts. However, the return of expert coach Eddie Jones, who was greeted as the ‘saviour’ of Australian rugby on his entrance, has not been a bed of roses.
England Vs Japan: Sam was gone from the England drill crew ahead of RWC
Bath flanker Sam Underhill started in the Rugby World Cup Final four years ago but has been left out of head coach Steve Borthwick's latest training team the 2023 competition gets underway in France on September 8. Sam Underhill has been left out of the efficient England training squad as head trainer Steve Borthwick steps up the groundwork for the world cup. The Bath back row, who started the final against South Africa four years ago.
South Africa Vs Romania: Boks are in real conflict ahead of the RWC 2023
Former Scotland head trainer Matt Williams believes the South African rugby team have hit a wall with their game plan ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023. The ruling global victors were well beaten by the All Blacks at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, as their Rugby Championship hopes look dashed. That result has triggered Williams, who is now a television expert, to evaluate South Africa’s playing style as he feels they are harassed against better sides.
Rugby World Cup 2023: Most admired, quirky and strange players in the history of RWC
As the 10th edition of the Rugby World Cup draws ever nearer, eagerness is starting to build. The competition's latest section is sure to feature no lack of heroes and villains. New icons will join the likes of Francois Pienaar, Jonah Lomu, Jonny Wilkinson, Bryan Habana, Richie McCaw and Siya Kolisi in rugby folklore. Here, we give a shout-out to the unrewarded players who made their mark on this hallowed competition.
New Zealand Vs Italy: Top moments for Italy Rugby World Cup side
Italy has been the competition's ultimate underdog since their addition to the Six Nations in 2000. Throughout the years the Italians have logged some notable victories, and provided some ‘edge of your seat’ rugby that has gone down in history. Italy is undergoing a ‘renaissance’, with a talented young squad set for the trip to France Rugby World Cup 2023, who will leave it all on the.
Ireland Vs Scotland: Ross Byrne’s aim is at the training ahead of RWC 2023
Fly-half Ross Byrne gave a sight into how Ireland is training ahead of the Rugby World Cup in France in less than 60 days. The team are looking to buck an annoying trend that has emerged over the last few World Cup cycles where they have hit their best form in the years between the global masterpiece. Ireland is currently ranked number one in the world and claims a series win in New Zealand, a Triple Crown and a Grand Slam since the last World Cup.
England Vs Chile: England inspects other sides with RWC on the horizon
Kevin Sinfield has worried about the status of learning England’s southern hemisphere counterparts, with New Zealand hosting South Africa in a hit clash on Saturday but the defence trainer insists he does not care who his side face at the Rugby World Cup 2023. England is widely measured to be on the easier side of the draw, in the opposite half to France, New Zealand, Ireland and South Africa the top four sides in the world and would avoid those teams until the semi-finals.
Wales Vs Australia: Wales Full-back Plans for Third Rugby World Cup
Wales full-back Liam Williams is eager to put a frustrating season behind him and play in a third RWC in France. Williams only achieved seven games for Cardiff and Wales in the 2022-23 season as two injuries bushed his drive. His frustration is intense as he takes a break from the grind of Wales' training camp in the Swiss Alps. Sitting on a tackle bag after another hard session, Williams said, it has been a frustrating season and quite tough to take.
Japan Vs Samoa: Japan reveals new kit for Rugby World Cup 2023
Japan's state rugby team has shown its new kit for the Rugby World Cup that kicks off in France in September. Five players sporting the new sport shirt took part in an event on Friday. The jerseys are made in part with fibres recycled from more than 1,200 sportswear items contributed by rugby fans across Japan. The aim was to bring the players and supporters together as "One Team."
Scotland Vs Romania: Stuart Hogg's surprise leaving before Rugby World Cup
The former Scotland skipper had originally scheduled to retire after this year's RWC. Stuart Hogg, the ex-Scotland captain, has broadcast his retirement with instant effect and will not play for his nation at the world cup later this year. Hogg, 31, had earlier said that he would hang up his boots after the competition in France. However, in a statement on Sunday, he said that his body has not been able to do the things he desired and wanted it to do.
RWC: Glittering cast to carry France Rugby World Cup 2023 opening ritual
The Rugby World Cup, the peak of oval ball sports, holds supreme significance in the sporting world. This epic event, straddling almost two months from September 8 to October 28, with the final game set to take place in Stade de France in Saint-Denis. New Zealand, known for their dominance in world rugby, are entering the competition as minor favourites over France. Amazingly, they face some trials despite winning the Cup three times before.
Rugby World Cup 2023: There is a dividend pending at the end of the RWC
There is an extra and it will not come from the management but from a very friendly nation it is a worthy bonus that will come to you at the end of the France Rugby World Cup. Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka specified this when he go to the FIJI Water Flying Fijians at their site in Welagi, Taveuni saying the team may be qualified for a bonus depending on their finish at the competition.