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.
Manu Tuilagi and Delon Armitage have been warned to keep their tempers in check if they are to make England's World Cup squad.
Western Force coach Richard Graham has backed three of his players to make the Australian World Cup.
Veteran flanker Phil Waugh has set his sights on bowing out on a high after confirming his plans to retire this year.
Perpignan hooker Guilhem Guirado has been called up to France's World Cup training squad.
All Black wing Sitiveni Sivivatu's RWC hopes have been boosted after tests revealed his shoulder injury is not as bad as initially feared.
Matt Stevens' return from the ignominy of a drugs ban continued on Monday when he was named in England's 45-man Rugby World Cup training squad.
South Africa have named six uncapped players in their 49-man training squad for the World Cup in New Zealand.
Wales have indefinitely suspended Mike Phillips from squad duties following the publication of compromising photos taken in Cardiff.
Shane Horgan's faint hopes of forcing his way into Ireland's World Cup squad are finished after he was ruled out of the tournament build-up.
England flyhalf Toby Flood believes reaching the semifinals of the World Cup in New Zealand is the 'minimum requirement' for Martin Johnson's side.
The need for more commercial airtime in prime slots has resulted in half-time breaks at this year's World Cup being extended to 12 minutes. The explanation is that it will "alleviate the crush for food and toilets for fans, as well as give broadcasters more time for analysis".
France coach Marc Lievremont's injury worries with regard to his squad ahead of the start of their World Cup preparation have deepened as first choice hooker William Servat was told he would have to undergo a left knee operation.
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