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.
Lewis Moody will be on trial at Twickenham after England manager Martin Johnson insisted the Rugby World Cup captaincy is still up for grabs.
Chris Paterson, Scotland's record points scorer, is refusing to take his place in a fourth Rugby World Cup squad for granted.
Robbie Deans believes Australia's improved scrummaging will stand them in good stead ahead of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup match with New Zealand.
Rory Lawson is not taking his place in Scotland's World Cup squad for granted despite being named as captain for Saturday's clash with Ireland.
England are gearing up for the Rugby World Cup with the help of Formula One giants McLaren.
Graeme Morrison will return to the Scotland team for Saturday's EMC Test with Ireland, with Rugby World Cup heartache his driving force.
Gareth Delve will realise a lifetime rugby ambition if he makes the Wales squad for next month's World Cup.
England captain Lewis Moody says he cannot wait to get back on the pitch for his side's first World Cup warm-up game against Wales on Saturday.
Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes that a rigorous pre-World Cup training camp will pay off when his side begin their campaign in New Zealand.
Ross Rennie has been named in Scotland's starting XV to face Ireland at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Barely one third of New Zealanders are enthusiastic about the World Cup, a mere five weeks out from the sport's global showpiece, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
Nathan Sharpe's World Cup dream is in jeopardy after he was left out of the 24-man squad for Saturday's Bledisoe Cup clash with New Zealand.
Scotland lock Alastair Kellock is not dwelling on his absence from the 2007 World Cup as he bids to cement his place in this year's tournament.
Ireland may be willing to take Gordon D'Arcy and Stephen Ferris to the World Cup even if they fail to play in this month's warm-up games.
Scotland lock Alastair Kellock admits the prospect of facing Ireland on Saturday has driven him on throughout his extended pre-season.
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