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RFU confirm World Cup warm-up match to be held in the North

St James' Park, not Twickenham, will host England's international against Italy in September 2019

September 5, 2018

International team sleep rough in the street ahead of World Cup qualifier

They also were held at the airport for six hours

July 3, 2018

You haven’t heard the last of Spain, insists Jaime Nava

The Spain captain claims there is no justice in the system after his team are disqualified from the Rugby World Cup qualification process

June 12, 2018

England up the heat in Pennyhill sweat-shop ready for Japan

Things will get tropical for Eddie Jones' selection of players he plans on taking to the 2019 Rugby World Cup

May 17, 2018

Russia qualify after Spain, Belgium and Romania sanctioned

Russia qualify for the World Cup in Japan as a result of sanctions handed to Spain, Belgium and Romania

May 16, 2018

Rory Best and Rob Kearney extend IRFU contracts

Grand Slam winners sign new deals with Ulster and Leinster

March 20, 2018

World Rugby report recommends South Africa as 2023 host in a blow to Ireland and France

Tight vote sees South Africa the preferred bidder in close race – official decision made 15 November

October 31, 2017

Which teams will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019?

The Rugby World Cup is undoubtedly the sport’s biggest and most prestigious tournament – with the next one due to take place in Japan..

October 4, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Benefactor set to offer Red Roses contracts

Investor Simon Pennock flew to Belfast yesterday to present the England Women squad with an ambitious new venture to give them financial..

August 23, 2017

Scarratt: We’re not champions, just contenders

It seems like yesterday that Emily Scarratt was thrust into the rugby limelight as the leading points scorer and player of the tournament..

August 5, 2017

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