The Rugby World Cup is the premier rugby union tournament. It is held every four years. New Zealand won the 2011 Rugby World Cup on home soil. The Rugby World Cup has been won by four teams in its history: New Zealand 1987 and 2011, Australia in 1991 and 1999, South Africa in 1995 and 2007, and England in 2003. The 2015 Rugby World Cup will be hosted by England and Japan will host the 2019 tournament.
Fly-half Felipe Contepomi will captain an experienced Argentina side in Saturday's World Cup warm-up Test against Wales.
Ben Cairns is in Edinburgh's team to play Sale Sharks after missing out on selection for Scotland's final Rugby World Cup warm-up Test.
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson is looking for his forwards to lay the foundation for victory in Saturday's EMC Test against Italy.
Donncha O'Callaghan admits the manner of Ireland's exit from the 2007 World Cup has given him greater drive ahead of this year's tournament.
Ryan Jones will equal a Wales international rugby record when he leads his country in Saturday's World Cup warm-up clash against Argentina.
Veteran fly-half Matt Giteau has hinted he has been overlooked for Australia's World Cup squad in a message on his Twitter page.
Ireland lock Donncha O'Callaghan is determined to return from this year's World Cup in New Zealand without the sense of regret.
Sale boss Steve Diamond has urged Wales coach Warren Gatland to hand Dwayne Peel a late reprieve and include him in his World Cup squad.
Martin Johnson insists England have not suddenly become a poor side because of their 19-9 World Cup warm-up defeat to Wales in Cardiff.
Warren Gatland says Gethin Jenkins is unlikely to be fit for Wales' opening World Cup match against South Africa in Wellington on September 11.
Ryan Jones will captain Wales in their final World Cup warm-up game against Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
France coach Marc Lievremont has made 13 changes for Les Bleus' second World Cup warm-up match against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.
Scotland have made 14 changes for Saturday's final World Cup warm-up match against Italy - with Graeme Morrison the only man to keep his place.
Australia prop Benn Robinson has conceded defeat in his bid to play in the World Cup and will instead undergo surgery on a knee injury.
Australia coach Robbie Deans has signed a new contract until the end of 2013, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) announced on Tuesday.
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