Former Wales rugby union attack coach Rob Howley has been banned from the sport for 18 months after admitting a breach of World Rugby's betting regulations.
Although I am a Londoner born and bred, please do not think I am being unpatriotic when I say I could not be more delighted that South Africa have won the Rugby World Cup.
England defied the odds to defeat defending champions New Zealand 19-7 in the Rugby World Cup semi-final in Japan.
World Rugby's Impact Beyond programme is aiming to leave a lasting legacy for tens of thousands of children, long after its showpiece tournament in Japan is over.
Rugby referee Jaco Peyper has paid the ultimate price for a controversial selfie with Wales fans, being completely overlooked for the World Cup semi-finals.
Japan's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa tomorrow is set to smash broadcasting records, thanks to a nation's obsession with the Brave Blossoms.
England will meet a frighteningly good New Zealand in the first semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in Japan next Saturday (October 26).
Ireland finally clicked into gear at the Rugby World Cup, battering Samoa 47-5 in Pool A at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, despite having centre Bundee Aki sent off.
They may be considered a tier-two nation in rugby terms, but United States coach Gary Gold believes his country is more than ready to host the 2027 World Cup.
While Typhoon Hagibis is stressing out Rugby World Cup organisers, a spread-betting firm could also be counting a heavy cost.
Australia progressed to the Japan Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in turgid fashion, overcoming minnows Georgia in Pool D at Shizuoka Stadium 27-8.