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Steinberg on women's rugby's exciting future
Friday September 21st 2018
We talk to former USA Women's Eagles head coach Pete Steinberg about the future of the game, the development of rugby in America...
Zimbabwe: ambition and massive potential
Friday September 07th 2018
The recent appearance of international XVs rugby in southern Africa on the calendar has been one of the most positive...
International players fear for future of fifteens
Tuesday August 28th 2018
A worldwide survey of international players reveals the pressure faced by elite players, and concerns for the future of the game.
World Cup Preview: United States
First test match: 14th November 1987 v Canada (Victoria, BC) (won 22-3) World Ranking: 7
World Cup Preview: Spain
First test match: 2nd May 1989 v France (lost 0-28) World Ranking: 8
World Cup Preview: Italy
First test match: 22nd June 1985 v France (Riccione) (drew 0-0) World Rugby ranking: 9th
World Cup Preview: Wales
First test match: 5th April 1987 v England (Pontypool Park) (lost 4-22)World Rugby Ranking: 10th
World Cup Preview: Japan
First test match: 6th April 1991 v France (Aberavon) (lost 0-62) World Ranking: 14
World Cup Preview: Hong Kong
First test match: 8th April 1999 v Japan (Kumagaya) (lost 14-42) World Rugby Ranking: 23
World Cup: Does form predict success?
Form means a lot coming into a major tournament like the World Cup. But can it predict success? We’ve crunched the data for...
Italy: Putting the story right
Following the various rumours in recent weeks about the attitude of Italian Federation (FIR), the preparations of the...