All Blacks great Jonah Lomu dies at 40

All Blacks great Jonah Lomu dies at 40

Lomu, was undergoing dialysis treatment, had undertaken commercial obligations at the recent Rugby World Cup in England before returning home.

New Zealand make rugby history, fans across country celebrate

New Zealand make rugby history, fans across country celebrate

New Zealand rugby fans across the country on Sunday celebrated a thrilling 34-17 win over arch-rival Australia.

Rugby World Cup: Springboks pleased with playoff win

Rugby World Cup: Springboks pleased with playoff win

South Africa beat Argentina 24-13 in the Rugby World Cup playoff.

Australia have to be proud of what they do in final: Michael Cheika

Australia have to be proud of what they do in final: Michael Cheika

Australia know their Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand on Saturday will not be a walk in the park.

Rugby World Cup: Aussie fans delighted as Wallabies enter final

Rugby World Cup: Aussie fans delighted as Wallabies enter final

Australian rugby fans expressed their delight on Monday (October 26) as the Wallabies advanced to the 2015 Rugby World Cup final after beating a determined Argentina.

Australia progress to Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Australia progress to Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Australia woke up with a sigh of relief on Monday morning after a last minute penalty saw the Wallabies rugby union team progress to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

Rugby World Cup: Hosts England knocked out after defeat to Australia

Rugby World Cup: Hosts England knocked out after defeat to Australia

Hosts England were knocked out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage for the first time on Saturday (October 3) after suffering a humiliating 33-13 defeat to Australia, who booked their place in the quarter-finals with a clinical demolition job.

Jean de Villiers ends South Africa career after World Cup jaw break

Jean de Villiers ends South Africa career after World Cup jaw break

South Africa captain Jean de Villiers on Sunday ended his international career after a fractured jaw ruled him out of the rest of the World Cup.

The 34-year-old centre has 109 caps, the fourth highest in South African rugby, and has captained them 37 times.

Rugby World Cup: Dan Biggar stars as Wales stun England

Rugby World Cup: Dan Biggar stars as Wales stun England

Dan Biggar guided an injury-hit Wales to a thrilling 28-25 World Cup win over England at Twickenham on Saturday as they twice came from 10 points behind to record a stunning `Pool of Death` victory.

Rugby World Cup: Nine try All Blacks swamp Namibia

Rugby World Cup: Nine try All Blacks swamp Namibia

New captain Sam Cane led the All Blacks` B team on a nine-try blitz to demolish Namibia 58-14 in the World Cup on Thursday. 

Rugby World Cup: Japan bask in glory of historic triumph

Rugby World Cup: Japan bask in glory of historic triumph

Japan`s Karne Hesketh produced a killer try in the dying seconds that inflicted the biggest World Cup upset ever on South Africa and set off alarm bells in the stunned rugby power.

Rapper and royalty open Rugby World Cup

Rapper and royalty open Rugby World Cup

 Prince Harry and a rap poet joined legends of rugby at Twickenham on Friday to formally launch the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England. 

Rugby World Cup: Mike Brown double secures nervy England win over Fiji

Rugby World Cup: Mike Brown double secures nervy England win over Fiji

Mike Brown scored two tries as England claimed a nervy 35-11 win over Fiji in the World Cup opening match at Twickenham on Friday.

Matt Giteau to miss Wallabies Test in Argentina

Wallabies back Matt Giteau will miss this week`s Rugby Championship Test in Argentina with a sternum injury picked up against South Africa, the Australian Rugby Union said on Monday.

Son charged with murder after Aussie Rules coach killed

The coach of the Australian Football League`s Adelaide Crows was stabbed to death in his home on Friday with his son charged with the murder, sending shockwaves through the sport.

Australian rugby player dies of head injury

 Rugby player James Ackerman, who was seriously injured during a Queensland Cup match in Australia, has died in hospital, it was announced on Monday.

Former All Blacks in haka tribute to Jerry Collins

Former All Blacks in haka tribute to Jerry Collins

A group of ex-New Zealand internationals performed a "haka" tribute on Thursday at the spot where former team-mate Jerry Collins was killed in a car crash last week.

Former All Black Jerry Collins dies in French car crash

Former All Black Jerry Collins dies in French car crash

Former New Zealand rugby international Jerry Collins was killed Friday along with his wife when a bus crashed into their car in southern France, local officials said, as ex-teammates expressed shock.

Ireland to host 2017 Women`s Rugby World Cup

Ireland to host 2017 Women`s Rugby World Cup

Ireland will host the women`s rugby World Cup in 2017, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) announced on Wednesday.

South Africa lead three-way fight for Sevens title

South Africa lead three-way fight for Sevens title

South Africa are out in front, but far from out of sight, as they continue their pursuit of a first World Sevens Series title in six years when the penultimate leg of this season`s edition takes place in Glasgow this weekend.