Rugby World Cup
Australia have been eliminated from the Women's Rugby World Cup, losing their final pool game to France 17-3 in Paris on Saturday.
The United States booked a berth in the 2015 Rugby World Cup with a 32-13 victory over Uruguay on Saturday at Kennesaw State University.
Japan have qualified for their eighth straight Rugby World Cup with a 49-8 win over Hong Kong in the final of the Asian Five Nations in the last sporting event at Tokyo's National Stadium.
Brumbies rookie Tom Staniforth has been forced to withdraw from the junior rugby World Cup opener.
John O'Neill has quit his role as a director of the Rugby World Cup citing personal reasons.
Wellington RUGBY UNION Rugby World Cup organisers on track to draw 85,000 international visitors and gross $A201 million in ticket sales for sport's 2011 showpiece.
The New Zealand Rugby Union has raised the possibility of not competing in the 2015 Rugby World Cup unless changes are made to the tournament.
Don't miss your Rugby World Cup guide in Saturday's Sydney Morning Herald. It includes all the latest news from the Wallabies camp, as well as the untold story of how Australia secured coach...
The All Blacks defeat France by one point in a thriller at Eden Park.
Images from the opening ceremony of the 2011 Rugby World Cup from Eden Park, Auckland. The 48-match festival will be spread over 13 cities with the final being held at Eden Park on October 23.
Lucy Hughes Jones The Sydney Convicts have retained the Bingham Cup - the gay and inclusive rugby World Cup - in a 31-0 grand final thrashing of the Brisbane Hustlers in Sydney.
Australia's two Rugby World Cup-winning captains have praised the flexibility of the new player contracting system.
The International Rugby Board (IRB) will undergo a second name change in 16 years when it becomes formally known as World Rugby in November as part of a rebranding programme, the sport's governing...
Toby Robson Sonny Bill Williams special exemption for the All Blacks end of year tour was a smart and pragmatic play by coach Steve Hansen as he looks to future-proof his midfield ahead of next year's Rugby...
Lucy Cormack Pearse Egan has only played rugby since the start of 2014, but even in a matter of months he has found himself transformed by the sport, so much so that he is playing the upcoming gay rugby world cup.
Georgina Robinson All Blacks winger Cory Jane has taken a leaf out of his coach's book and dared Wallabies five-eighth Kurtley Beale to defend in the front line against New Zealand in the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.
Veteran dual-rugby international Brad Thorn will extend his remarkable career once again, after signing a deal with English rugby outfit Leicester.
Peter FitzSimons Oh come on you All Blacks. If the Wallabies do you on Saturday night in the first Test of the Bledisloe Cup like we hope they will, you must lie back and think of England. It might hurt less.
Australia have beaten Wales 25-3 in a brutal encounter at the Women's Rugby World Cup.
Spiro Zavos Virtue has its own rewards. At 9.27pm last Monday a media release from the Waratahs franchise popped up on my laptop. It had this exuberant headline: "Over 33,000 Tickets Snapped Up For Tahs.