England crushed Australia in the quarter-finals, but can they stop the All Blacks? Photo: EPA

Rugby World Cup semi-finals: can England stop New Zealand, and will Wales make their first final?

  • The top four sides in the world face off in an epic penultimate weekend
  • The All Blacks seek their third straight final but a strong England side stand in their way
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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England crushed Australia in the quarter-finals, but can they stop the All Blacks? Photo: EPA
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Say it ain’t so Japan? The Brave Blossoms bow out. Photo: AFP

Rugby World Cup: Japan says sayonara to Brave Blossoms at ‘Rugby Paradiso’ in Tokyo

  • Bowing out in the quarter-finals will go down as a huge win for Japanese rugby once the sting of their loss to the Springboks wears off
  • After Japan have done all the heavy lifting for Asian rugby, it’s time for the rest of the region to step up to grow the sport
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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Say it ain’t so Japan? The Brave Blossoms bow out. Photo: AFP
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