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.
Ireland have become the world's No. 1 ranked team after a 19-10 victory over Wales in their final World Cup warm up on Saturday.
Alun Wyn Jones returns to Wales' starting line-up as captain against Ireland on Saturday, when the two teams contest their final Rugby World Cup warm-up Test.
Lock Devin Toner was the surprise omission as Ireland announced their 31-man World Cup squad on Monday.
Ireland, inspired by Jacob Stockdale, bounced back in their Rugby World Cup preparations to end Wales' dominant run of home victories and ruin Warren Gatland's Cardiff farewell.
England dominated Ireland in the teams' Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture at Twickenham Saturday, easing to a 57-15 win with seven different try scorers.
Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will line up either side of Billy Vunipola in a new-look, highly mobile back row for England against Ireland on Saturday.
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.
England forward Mako Vunipola is set to return to action with England in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
A second-half injury to Joey Carbery soured Ireland's 29-10 World Cup warm-up win over Italy Saturday.
Italy assistant Mike Catt will join Ireland's coaching staff following this year's World Cup in Japan.
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.
Ireland have included the uncapped Munster pair of Mike Haley and Jean Kleyn in their 44-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup.
Ireland forward Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup in Japan.
Leinster coach John Fogarty will join the Ireland coaching staff after the 2019 World Cup, the club confirmed Monday.
Ireland international Bundee Aki has apologised for 'liking' a controversial social media post from Australian star Israel Folau.
The Ulster and Ireland skipper said he was retiring with mixed feelings but felt it was the right time go out on his own terms.
Ireland flanker Dan Leavy will miss this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan after he was ruled out of the rest of the season with a "complex" knee ligament injury.
The biggest year of his coaching career is still to play out, but Michael Cheika's pending replacement at Australia's helm is as much a talking point as the Wallabies' Rugby World Cup fortunes themselves.
With the 2010s now in the books, Huw Richards breaks down the numbers and looks at how the decade stacks up against over a century of the Six Nations.
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.
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.
Wales have clinched the 2019 Six Nations title after beating holders Ireland at the Principality Stadium.
With a third Grand Slam, the steel Warren Gatland has brought to Wales was embodied by Alun Wyn Jones against Ireland.
Wales cruised to victory over Ireland in Cardiff to clinch the Six Nations championship and Grand Slam in Warren Gatland's final home match as coach.
- IRE2ndTries Scored 1st England : 24 Tries ScoredENG1st1424
- IRE3rdPoints Difference 1st England : 83 Points DifferenceENG1st183