RUGBY UNION TODAY: LOOSE PASS AND SCOTLAND TEAM

Another busy day in the rugby union game as Loose Pass returned to Planet Rugby to provide its unique take on several topics in the...

George Gregan dismisses Wales' attack

GEORGE GREGAN DISMISSES WALES' ATTACK

Australia legend George Gregan believes that fellow Pool D side Wales will struggle to score tries against the better teams in the...

 
 
 

MATCH OFFICIALS TO AUGUST 25

The match officials for this week's action have been confirmed, with Jaco Peyper taking charge of the England v Ireland clash at Twickenham. World...

Scotland make mass changes for France rematch

SCOTLAND MAKE MASS CHANGES FOR FRANCE REMATCH

Full-back Stuart Hogg is the only player to be reselected in the starting Scotland side as several experienced campaigners return for...

 
 
 
Gender neutral change for Rugby World Cup tournaments

GENDER NEUTRAL CHANGE FOR RUGBY WORLD CUP TOURNAMENTS

World Rugby has announced that its flagship 15s and sevens Rugby World Cup properties will no longer include gender in their titles,...

VIDEO: SOLVING PUZZLES AND A MATCHDAY WITH ENGLAND

England have opened the doors on their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, with these episodes making for captivating viewing. Watch...

 
 
 
Book excerpt: Six of the best Rugby World Cup memories

BOOK EXCERPT: SIX OF THE BEST RUGBY WORLD CUP MEMORIES

Over the coming weeks we'll be publishing excerpts from The Rugby World Cup 2019 Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Rugby...

LOOSE PASS: EXCITING WEEKEND AND KEARNAN MYALL'S WORDS

This week we will mostly be concerning ourselves with the most interesting weekend of action for yonks and some sobering words from...

 
 
 
John Afoa staying at Bristol Bears until 2021

JOHN AFOA STAYING AT BRISTOL BEARS UNTIL 2021

Former All Blacks tighthead prop John Afoa has committed to Bristol Bears for a further season, extending his time at Ashton Gate until...

SIX-WEEK BAN FOR FRANCE LOCK PAUL GABRILLAGUES

France second-row Paul Gabrillagues has been handed a six-week suspension after pleading guilty to a dangerous clearout against Scotland. He...

 
 
 

RUGBY UNION TODAY: WALES ANALYSIS AND A FIJIAN HERO

Another busy day in the rugby union game as analyst Sam Larner studies Wales' game-plan with Dan Biggar at number 10 plus My Rugby...

TIM HORAN URGES WALLABIES TO RELAX GITEAU LAW

Former Australia centre Tim Horan believes the Wallabies should relax the Giteau Law in Rugby World Cup years in order to enhance their...

 
 
 

FRANCE MAKE FOUR CHANGES FOR SCOTLAND REMATCH

France head coach Jacques Brunel has made four changes to his starting side that will face Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday. On...

Analysis: Dan Biggar's impact on Wales' game-plan

ANALYSIS: DAN BIGGAR'S IMPACT ON WALES' GAME-PLAN

Our analyst Sam Larner returns to Planet Rugby and this week studies the kicking duel in Cardiff and how Wales will approach the World...

 
 
 

VIDEO: WALES V ENGLAND HIGHLIGHTS

Check out the highlights from Wales' victory over England in Cardiff. Video credit: England Rugby

My Rugby World Cup hero: Vilimoni Delasau

MY RUGBY WORLD CUP HERO: VILIMONI DELASAU

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, we dig through the archives to highlight a hero from a previous tournament. Next up, Vilimoni...

 
 
 

VIDEO: FRANCE V SCOTLAND HIGHLIGHTS

Check out the highlights from France's 32-3 win over Scotland in Nice. Video credit: Scottish Rugby

RUGBY UNION TODAY: TEAM OF THE WEEK AND HOT AND NOT

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we look back at the weekend's action in the World Cup warm-ups and name our best XV from...

 
 
 

PUMAS LEAVE OUT FACUNDO ISA AND SANTIAGO CORDERO

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has left the European-based Facundo Isa and Santiago Cordero out of his 31-man World Cup squad which...

WALES END ALL BLACKS' 10-YEAR STAY AT TOP OF THE RANKINGS

Wales have climbed to number one in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since they were introduced in October 2003 after their...

 
 
 



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