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Brian O'Driscoll says he expects to overcome neck and shoulder injuries to lead Ireland in its World Cup opener against the United States on September 11 in New Plymouth.
Canada arrive in New Zealand with a World Cup winner at the helm and the belief that it is ready to take on the world's best.
All Blacks legend and Japan coach John Kirwan has a very clear idea of what he would like his team to achieve at the World Cup as they build towards hosting the global showpiece in 2019.
Namibia are the lowest ranked team at the World Cup, and were always going to face an uphill battle in a tough pool searching for their first win, but financial turmoil has made the task even more daunting.
Russia's first World Cup marks the biggest step yet in its designs for world rugby domination.
Of course, birth is important but it is not the whole story of life, nor is it the whole story of rugby life. We have here players born in a different country from the one they will be playing for at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Will Greenwood believes England's often maligned midfield will come good at the World Cup in New Zealand.
Versatile outside back Cory Jane has defied the current trend by deciding to stay with the Hurricanes next season despite a mass exodus of fellow All Blacks from the Wellington Super Rugby franchise.
Aironi have announced the signing of Samoan star Sinoti Sinoti.
Reigning champions the Queensland Reds will begin their Super Rugby title defence with a blockbuster encounter against fierce rivals the Waratahs in Sydney on February 25 2012.
The pressure and excitement was palpable as thousands of South Africans bid farewell to the defending World Cup champions in Sandton, Johannesburg on Thursday.
South Africa were given a rousing send-off Thursday as they head for New Zealand to defend the World Cup.
Canterbury are aiming to defend the NPC trophy and secure a fourth consecutive title when they take on Waikato in the Premiership Final in Hamilton on Saturday.
It's here at last, the PRO12 season kicks off on Friday, with three tough fixtures.
Wales coach Warren Gatland is so determined to avoid a repeat of the team's first round World Cup exit of four years ago at this year's edition that he has spoken to predecessor Gareth Jenkins to find out what went wrong.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.