Wales backs coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of betting rules. ... > read more

Ben Youngs wants England to write a new chapter at the World Cup in Japan after the disappointments of the 2011 and 2015 campaigns. ... > read more

The Six Nations "enters into an exclusive period of negotiation" with private equity firm CVC to sell a stake in rugby's oldest championship. ... > read more

England winger Jonny May says his side "will peak" and are ready to "do something very special" at the World Cup, which begins on Friday. ... > read more

A crowd of 15,000 packs Kitakyushu Stadium to watch Wales' first World Cup training session in Japan. ... > read more

David Denton, capped 42 times by Scotland, retires aged 29 following a concussion he sustained playing for Leicester in October. ... > read more

England captain Owen Farrell has made adjustments to his technique as World Rugby tries to clamp down on high tackles and shoulder charges at the Rugby World Cup ... > read more

Wales have been covering rugby balls in baby oil to prepare for humidity in games at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. ... > read more