France has today been confirmed as the hosts of the Rugby World Cup in 2023, beating South Africa as World Rugby's recommended host, and Ireland as the other bidder.https://twitter.com/rugbyworldcup/status/930783670549532672After World Rugby attempted to create the most transparent bidding process yet, and recommended South Africa as the host nation, France won
RUGBY WORLD CUP FIXTURESThe 2019 Rugby World Cup fixtures have been confirmed, with the tournament due to start on Friday 20th September 2019, and the final will be played in Yokohoma on November 2nd.All times are UK time.Date
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Irish Rugby has produced this video as part of their bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.We'd be pretty keen to see a World Cup in Ireland - what do you think?
The RFU today confirmed that head coach Stuart Lancaster has stepped down as England head coach by mutual consent.The decision came after a meeting between CEO Ian Ritchie and Lancaster in the wake of the RFU's official review, in which they agreed that he should step down - a
Now the World Cup is over, we're all frantically scratching around for the next big rugby event to get excited about. And while we've got a smorgasbord of domestic rugby to keep us ticking over, as well as Six Nations and international tours to look forward, the only thing that
The RFU have confirmed that a review has been launched into kit man Dave Tennison, after reports emerged over the weekend that he had urged players to invest in shares whose price subsequently plummeted.In a further embarrassing episode that the RFU could quite do without at the moment, it is
This week The Third Half's panel look back at the Rugby World Cup final, discuss the Sam Burgess saga (before the bombshell was announced) with eerie accuracy, and chat about the NFL's move to Twickenham.Video credit: The Rugby Revolution
So there you have it. After one year, five England caps and seventeen appearances for Bath, Sam Burgess is returning to rugby league. It is a depressing end to a sorry saga that has been mismanaged from start to finish.None of the protagonists in this tragedy emerge with credit -