All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has insisted a horse he part-owns running in a £7.4m race won't distract him from his side's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Ireland.
Nature Strip will run in Australia's most lucrative horse race, The Everest, just a five hours before New Zealand's last-eight …
Joe Schmidt admits Ireland's maiden two victories over New Zealand have denied his side the element of surprise in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final.
Ireland stunned New Zealand 40-29 in Chicago in November 2016, for their first win over the All Blacks in 111 years of trying.
Head coach Schmidt's men …
Teenager Jordan Petaia will start at outside centre for Australia in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against England in Oita.
The 19-year-old is Australia's youngest Test centre since Jason Little 30 years ago. He also becomes the first player born this century to feature in a Rugby World Cup knockout game …
Cheslin Kolbe has been passed fit to start for South Africa in Sunday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Japan.
The wing missed the Springboks' final pool match against Canada as a precaution after hurting his ankle during his two-try display against Italy.
Kolbe's return is one of 13 changes to …