<
>

Matches
All times in EDT

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
19hSam Bruce

Ireland display credentials to tackle Rugby World Cup heavyweights

Less than 24 hours after the All Blacks had taken care of Springboks, the Irish provided a Rugby World Cup message of their own that will have anyone doubting their claims as potential tournament winners re-evaluating their assessment.

Mike Egerton - PA Images via Getty Images
7dTom Hamilton

Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.

Ian Rutherford/PA Images via Getty Images
30dReuters

Scotland come from behind to defeat France

Scotland overturned a first-half deficit in Edinburgh to defeat France 17-14 after tries from Sean Maitland and Chris Harris.

Marcelo Endelli - World Rugby via Getty Images/World Rugby via Getty Images
33dESPN

Rugby World Cup squad lists

With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.

Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images
95dReuters

World Rugby abandons Nations Championships

World Rugby has abandoned its plans to create a Nations Championship after failing to gain support from unions, the sport's ruling body said on Wednesday.

Bob Bradford - CameraSport/Getty Images
122dESPN

Players free for World Cup build-up after WRU compensation change

International players based in England will be available for training camps ahead of the Rugby World Cup after the sport's governing body offered Premiership clubs greater financial support if they lose players to injury on international duty.

Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images
139dReuters

Scotland name uncapped trio to RWC squad

Scotland named uncapped trio Rory Hutchinson, Grant Stewart and Blade Thomson in their 42-man training squad for this year's World Cup in Japan.

Stu Forster/Getty Images
189dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Tournament

The 2019 Six Nations may be over, but which players made it into ESPN's Fantasy Rugby Team of the Tournament? Remarkably, only one of Wales' Grand Slam heroes makes the cut.

Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
190dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Round 5 Team of the Week

Gareth Anscombe guided Wales to the Six Nations title with a Man of the Match performance, and he got his rewards in our Six Nations Fantasy Rugby game too.

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images
193dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby 2019: Six Nations Week 5 Preview

It's the final week, and it's not just the Grand Slam and Six Nations that are on the line. Who's going to win you the points in the final push for ESPN Fantasy Rugby glory?

Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images
196dESPN

Scotland trio ruled out of England clash

Scotland trio Tommy Seymour, Blair Kinghorn and Stuart Hogg have been ruled out of Saturday's final Six Nations match against England at Twickenham.

Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images
196dESPN

Injured Itoje out of England vs. Scotland

Maro Itoje has not been included in the England's 31-man training squad ahead of Saturday's Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham.

2019 RankingsSix Nations

  • SCOT2nd
    Tries Scored 1st England : 24 Tries Scored
    ENG1st
    14
    24
  • SCOT4th
    Points Difference 1st England : 83 Points Difference
    ENG1st
    -20
    83