Rugby World Cup

WATCH: Wilkinson's 6 England Tries (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Sport

Jonny Wilkinson will retire from rugby at the end of the season, but his sparkling performances for England in 2003, the year Sir Clive Woodward's tea...

Olympic Stadium Will Host 2015 World Cup Matches

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Sport

London's Olympic Stadium has been confirmed as one of 13 venues for the 2015 Rugby World Cup and will host five matches, tournament organisers announc...

2015 Rugby World Cup Draw

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Sport

England will have to get past Australia and Wales if they are to have any chance of winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The hosts avoided being drawn...

'That' Decision

Will Carling | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

This November has been a reality check for England following a good Six Nations that surprised many, including the players. They have now experienced how hard it is to beat two of the best teams in the world, and they are about to experience the best.

England Rugby Team Selection for a New Culture

Will Carling | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The new culture needs to start with respect for the shirt, not just for the honour of wearing it now, but for its history and the players that have gone before.

Would You Want 2015 Rugby World Cup Matches Staged At The Olympic Stadium?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Sport

The London 2012 Olympic Stadium could host rugby matches when the World Cup is held in England in 2015. While the tenants of the Stratford location...

Rugby Sevens is Exploding - and Here is its Greatest Ever Team

Scott Jordan Harris | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Sport
Scott Jordan Harris

For spectacular end-to-end excitement, there is no sport like rugby sevens--except perhaps that special brand of basketball played by the Harlem Globetrotters.

Rugby Coach Martin Johnson Quits England Post (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Rugby coach Martin Johnson has quit his position as England team manager. "I think it's in the best interests of myself and the England team that ...

Wales Lick Their Rugby World Cup Wounds but Shouldn't Fell Injustice

Gary Andrews | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

History is littered with great international teams who have stumbled when so close to the prize. New Zealand post-1987, the great Dutch footballers of...

Best Rugby World Cup 2011 Newspaper Front Page?

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK

The Western Mail has struck a chord with its rugby world cup audience by producing a front page which has set Twitter alight with admiration. Monda...

Thousands To Cheer On Wales From Millennium Stadium

PA | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

More fans are expected to turn out at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium to watch Wales's Rugby World Cup semi-final match on giant TV screens than the actu...

Amy Huberman - Star of Comedy Central's Threesome (and Part-Time Rugby Wife)

Ben Falk | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Ben Falk

After watching the screening, I grabbed a couple of minutes with Huberman - an Irish actress best known in England for being Irish rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll's wife, though she's had a successful decade-long career in her homeland.

Ireland and Wales gear up for what could be the game of the Rugby World Cup

Gary Andrews | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

For two sides entering the tournament with their frailties on show, Ireland and Wales haven't done a bad job of banishing their demons. What's more, b...

Stephen Fry: 'The Most Exciting Game Man Has Ever Devised'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Actor and presenter Stephen Fry, a passionate supporter of rugby, describes it as the "most exciting game man has ever devised" in an interview with W...

Wales and England Need to Look Beyond the Familiar Stories in New Zealand

Gary Andrews | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

England need to change their mindset, but not their resolve. A youthful Wales side, however, need to learn from mistakes of the past and go all out for victory. Another what could have been tournament will be no less painful, no matter how good the rugby played.

Rugby World Cup Opens In New Zealand

BBC | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

The Rugby World Cup has officially opened in New Zealand, described by Prime Minister John Key as the biggest event his country has staged. Tens of...

Danny Care Ruled Out Of Rugby World Cup | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK