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Italy may not be considered capable of winning the World Cup but in captain Sergio Parisse they have a player who could easily be the tournament's stand-out performer.
Toulouse prop Daan Human will have surgery Wednesday on his left arm, general manager Guy Noves said, without indicating how long the South African would be missing from first team action.
Taranaki regained the Ranfurly Shield with a gritty 15-12 victory over Southland in their national provincial championship match in Invercargill on Wednesday.
England go in search of revenge when they face Ireland in their final World Cup warm-up match in Dublin on Saturday and that means the match will be anything but friendly according to Red Rose scrum coach Graham Rowntree.
SANZAR, organisers of the Tri-Nations series, have revealed how teams will be split should there be a draw when the Wallabies and All Blacks go head-to-head in the tournament decider in Brisbane on Saturday.
South African musician Ard Matthews has apologised after bungling the national anthem on live television on Tuesday.
Richie McCaw carries the weight of a nation on his broad shoulders as New Zealand looks to the inspirational All Blacks captain to end a 24-year World Cup drought.
Even the harshest critics of South African World Cup captain John Smit have to admit he takes criticism like a true warrior.
Romania have announced their squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, their seventh participation in the World Cup. They have appointed the tough Perpignan hooker, Marius Tincu, to lead the side. Cristian Petre is his vice-captain.
There was a surprise in the Beeld Trofee semifinal on Tuesday afternoon when Florida, not for the first time, upset Monument's seemingly unstoppable march to the Final. HTS MIddelburg stood up well to Klofies.
Rugby is on the rise in Georgia and the World Cup in New Zealand could be the perfect showcase to show just how much progress has been made on the field of play.
The task at hand for Scotland's World Cup squad once again looks clear-cut - a slot in the quarterfinals is the bottom line and anything else would be a bonus.
South Africa may have won the World Cup four years ago, but the team that turned the 2007 tournament upside down was Argentina.
England appear to have two major problems if they are to reach a third successive World Cup final: how to secure quick ball and finding a way of doing something useful if they get it.
Romania have played in every World Cup to date but unfortunately for the Oaks, they have yet to claw their way out of the group stages.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The Barbarians are one of the top invitational rugby sides with a long history and classic rugby jersey.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Lions get ready for their matches with this green training jersey. It's what the players wear. Get in the Gear!
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Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The Lions are ready to get their Australia tour underway. They arrive in Perth on Monday.
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.