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The All Blacks' 24-year quest to regain the World Cup begins against Tonga on Friday with coach Graham Henry scouring the history books to resolve why past campaigns ended in misery.
Australian hooker Stephen Moore believes that the Wallabies now have more depth and confidence in their scrum than the disintegrating set-piece that brought them shatteringly undone at the last World Cup.
Sonny Bill Williams is under orders to stick to the game plan when he returns to the All Blacks starting line-up in the World Cup opening match against Tonga on Friday.
France wing Vincent Clerc has backed coach Marc Lievremont's squad rotation policy, saying it is essential that everyone gets a game at a long tournament like the World Cup.
Wales prop Adam Jones believes coach Warren Gatland has changed his team's mentality ahead of their crunch opening game of the World Cup against defending champions South Africa.
Japan are gearing up for a tough examination of their set-pieces, especially the scrum, when they take on powerful France in their World Cup opener, according to forwards coach Michael Byrne.
Wallaby playmaker Quade Cooper said that he is prepared to be tagged 'public enemy number one' by the New Zealand public at the World Cup after his run-ins with All Blacks captain Richie McCaw.
Even though the Springboks have played more matches at Wellington's Westpac Stadium, it did not necessarily mean they would have an advantage over Wales, according to Bok vice captain Victor Matfield.
Ambitious Russia start their first World Cup determined to make an immediate impression by achieving the rare feat of winning their debut game at rugby's showpiece.
Many New Zealanders can scarcely believe they are hosting the World Cup as one of the planet's largest sporting events prepares to kick-off in what promises to be a defining moment for the country.
The USA Eagles rugby team will attend an emotional church service marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks just hours before their opening World Cup game against Ireland.
The way has been cleared for Richie McCaw to become the first All Black to play 100 Tests after his nearest rival Mils Muliaina was a surprise omission from their opening World Cup match squad.
England scrum coach Graham Rowntree is relishing the prospect of a stern set piece contest against Argentina when the teams meet in their World Cup opener in Dunedin on Saturday.
Argentina may be about to present Ben Foden with the perfect opportunity to rediscover the form that earned him the England fullback jersey in time for the World Cup.
Injured Springbok scrumhalf Charl McLeod has been ruled out of the Sharks' Currie Cup encounter with the Pumas in Durban on Saturday.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
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Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
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The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.