• Inside The Vital 24 Hours Before Japan v Scotland

    1 month ago - By Rugby World

    This is a timeline of Yokohama's wild ride before hosting one of the all-time great Rugby World Cup fixtures We did it: Japan's wing Kenki Fukuoka celebrates Inside The Vital 24 Hours Before Japan v Scotland On Sunday night in Yokohama, Japan made history, powering into the ...
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  • Referee appointments for Champions Cup Rounds 1 & 2

    Referee appointments for Champions Cup Rounds 1 & 2

    1 month ago - By Leinster Rugby

    EPCR have confirmed the referee appointments for Rounds 1 and 2 of the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup.
    Leinster Rugby's European campaign kicks off at the RDS Arena on Saturday, 16 November, against Benetton Rugby and Pierre Brousset will be the man in the middle for the encounter.
    Tickets for Leinster v Benetton in the Champions Cup are available now from ticketmaster.ie .
    The following Saturday Leinster Rugby travels to take on Lyon at Matmut Stadium de Gerland and England's Luke Pearce has been confirmed as the referee.
    Leinster's European campaign will continue with a trip to...
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  • Johnny Sexton urges Ireland to peak against All Blacks at Rugby World Cup

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    • Fly-half urges his side to produce top form in quarter-final
    • Bundee Aki faces disciplinary hearing after Samoa red card Johnny Sexton has questioned the “strange” negativity around Ireland's Rugby World Cup campaign, insisting Joe Schmidt's men are ready to peak for their quarter-final against the All Blacks. Sexton insisted Ireland knew Japan's quality before their 19-12 Pool A defeat against the tournament hosts, and the fly-half has called on his side to produce one of their best performances against the All Blacks. Related: New Zealand seek to forget recent history with latest...
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  • Rugby World Cup 2019: Sexton surprised by 'negativity' around Ireland's campaign

    1 month ago - By BBC

    Johnny Sexton says the downbeat assessments of Ireland's World Cup form are "strange" and believes they are ready for the All Blacks.
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