Rugby World Cup
Robbie Henshaw "very, very unlikely" to be fit for World Cup openerHenshaw has a hamstring problem.
Bundee Aki shrugs off criticism of him representing IrelandThe New Zealand-born centre qualified on residency grounds in 2017 and has been an Ireland mainstay ever since.
Wales training with 'wet balls and baby oil' ahead of World Cup openerHumid conditions are anticipated throughout the tournament in Japan.
Owen Farrell adjusting tackling technique to avoid World Rugby crackdownFarrell was guilty of reckless no-arms challenges against South Africa and Australia last autumn.
Sir Clive Woodward sends England warning over discipline at World CupThe World Cup-winning coach is hoping for an England-South Africa final.
Warren Gatland: 'Wales are ready to go at the World Cup'Adam Beard and Cory Hill are set to miss Wales' opening World Cup match.
Jamie Ritchie to miss World Cup opener after breaking cheekboneScotland open their campaign next Sunday.
Sep 15, 08:39
Joey Carbery in line for "incredible" recovery for IrelandThe Munster fly-half is on track to be fit in time to face Scotland.
Sep 15, 08:30
Wales duo Adam Beard, Cory Hill expected to miss World Cup openerSecond-row forwards set to sit out Wales' World Cup opener.
Sep 15, 08:29
Joe Cokanasiga, Mark Wilson injury doubts for EnglandThey have been unable to take part in training at the squad's camp in Miyazaki due to knee injuries.
Sep 15, 08:28
Joe Schmidt admits Robbie Henshaw "likely" to miss World Cup openerWill Addison has not been called out to Japan as a replacement.
Sep 15, 08:26
Dylan Hartley backs England for World Cup glory in his absenceEngland begin their World Cup campaign against Tonga on September 22.
Sep 14, 23:02
Eddie Jones learning from Pep Guardiola ahead of World CupJones is a self-confessed admirer of the Manchester City manager.
Sep 14, 23:00
Robbie Henshaw a doubt for Ireland's World Cup openerGarry Ringrose could benefit from Henshaw's injury for the group stages opener in Chiba.
Sep 14, 17:03
Rory Best: 'Losing to England was a kick in the teeth'Ireland were beaten 57-15 by England.
Sep 14, 12:34
Fraser Brown tips Scotland to defeat Ireland in World Cup openerThe forward insists toppling the world's number one-ranked side in the World Cup opener would not be a shock.
Sep 14, 12:15
England will have the edge in heat and humidity of Japan - JonesJones has taken England to the same location as he took Japan ahead of the World Cup four years ago.
Sep 14, 08:26
Biggar not bothered by doubters as he prepares for key World Cup roleNorthampton fly-half has a pivotal role to play in Wales' World Cup campaign.
Sep 13, 22:00
Wales could be without Beard and Hill for World Cup openerSecond-row forward has undergone surgery and is set to link up with the squad in Japan next week.
Sep 13, 14:47
World Cup dream is payback for mum and dad - Scotland centre JohnsonThe 26-year-old is in contention to start Scotland's World Cup opener.
Sep 13, 10:57
Sonny Bill Williams proud of World Cup inclusion after weathering stormSonny Bill Williams proud of World Cup inclusion after weathering storm
Sep 13, 06:00
How the main contenders shape up for the World CupHow the main contenders shape up for the World Cup
Sep 13, 06:00
Diversity will benefit England's World Cup quest - Manu TuilagiTuilagi is among a number of players with overseas heritage who are looking to repeat the heroics of Martin Johnson's 2003 Webb Ellis Trophy winners.
Sep 13, 05:03
England prop Sinckler ready to draw on Lions experience in JapanThe 26-year-old is ready for quick turnarounds in between games.
Sep 12, 22:00
McInally gamble on switch to hooker pays off with Scotland World Cup captaincyThe Edinburgh forward moved from flanker to hooker six years ago.
Sep 12, 16:12
Dylan Hartley admits he is still haunted by World Cup omissionThe hooker was left out of head coach Eddie Jones' 31-man squad for the tournament.
Sep 11, 22:22
Steve Borthwick looking to repeat Japan heroics with EnglandBorthwick was Eddie Jones' number two when Japan shocked South Africa at the 2015 World Cup.
Sep 11, 22:20
Danny Cipriani admits he needed miracle to make World Cup squadThe Gloucester star had his work cut out to secure a place on the plane to Japan.
Sep 11, 22:15
Mike Brown: 'I have no regrets over World Cup omission'The 34-year-old was omitted from England's final 31-man World Cup squad
Sep 11, 16:21
Jamie Ritchie joins up with Scotland squad after recovering from face woundThe Edinburgh flanker suffered the injury during the final World Cup warm-up match against Georgia.
Sep 11, 13:56
Steve Borthwick confirms Joe Launchbury fit for EnglandEddie Jones' side open their campaign against Tonga on September 22.
Sep 11, 09:46
Rory Best "very happy" after receiving standing ovation in DublinThe captain was boosted for his side's Japan bid with a special Dublin send-off.
Sep 11, 05:36
England centre Piers Francis in focus ahead of Rugby World CupSwapping England for New Zealand helped the centre kick-start his professional rugby career.
Sep 10, 22:44
Ben Youngs: 'If England players want alcohol, that's no problem'Eddie Jones' men face Tonga in their World Cup opener on September 22.
Sep 10, 12:08
Blade Thomson vows to make the most of World Cup chanceNumber eight pleased to put head concern behind him in time for Japan showpiece.
Sep 9, 19:00
England left stranded at airport due to Typhoon FaxaiEddie Jones' men landed in Tokyo on Monday.
Sep 9, 10:24
England arrive in Japan ahead of Rugby World CupWorld Cup starts next week.
Sep 9, 07:43
Owen Farrell: 'England are in a good place'The warm-up campaign concluded with a convincing win over Italy.
Sep 8, 22:15
Rhys Patchell facing concussion check ahead of World CupThe fly-half's first Test start for 15 months ended with him going off midway through the first half against Ireland.
Sep 8, 13:42
England have contingency plans in place to deal with Typhoon Faxai - Eddie JonesTyphoon Faxai moved northwest over the Pacific towards eastern Japan on Saturday.
Sep 7, 22:00