South Africa assistant coach Matt Proudfoot has voiced his admiration for Wales’ “formidable” team ahead of Sunday’s World Cup semi-final between the two sides.
Shaun Edwards has likened South Africa dangerman Cheslin Kolbe to England World Cup winner and try machine Jason Robinson.
Wales are set to call a back into their World Cup squad as a replacement for hamstring injury victim Josh Navidi.
Wales back-row forward Josh Navidi has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hamstring injury.
South Africa’s Tendai Mtawarira was lucky to escape a red card as the Springboks bludgeoned past hosts Japan 26-3 to book a World Cup semi-final with Wales.
Ben Youngs says there is more to come as England prepare for a World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
Wales staged a stunning fightback victory to win a gripping World Cup quarter-final in Oita after France pressed the self-destruct button.
Hadleigh Parkes and his wife Suzy are set to become proud parents next month – and the Webb Ellis Cup would be a perfect gift for their new arrival.
Eddie Jones hailed his players’ Samurai spirit following a record-equalling victory over Australia that saw them storm into the World Cup semi-finals.
Josh Adams says Wales know “what needs to be done” in Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final against France.
France head coach Jacques Brunel accepts that Wales are favourites to win Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final between the Six Nations rivals.
The Rugby World Cup will resume with the knockout phase in Japan this weekend, eight teams having regrouped following the pool stages and the fall-out from Typhoon Hagibis.
Warren Gatland says that Wales have done “due diligence” and “covered all the bases” in terms of fly-half Dan Biggar’s recovery from concussion.
Ken Owens believes that experience is a key factor behind Wales’ successful big-game mentality.
Neil Jenkins has described Warren Gatland as “an incredible person” as Wales enter the closing stages of his success-laden coaching reign.
Bundee Aki can still have a “massive” influence on Ireland’s World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand even under suspension, according to Simon Easterby.
Gregor Townsend believes there is a race going on as the best teams in the world rush to improve their defensive capabilities – and admits Scotland are lagging behind.
Warren Gatland believes that Wales’ agonising 2011 World Cup semi-final defeat against France probably still hurts those players who were involved.
With the opening stages now complete following Sunday’s games, there is a break in live action as the clean-up operation from Typhoon Hagibis continues.
Scotland bowed out of the Rugby World Cup as hosts Japan gave their country some welcome respite from the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis.
Wales are on course to have a fully-fit squad – including Jonathan Davies and Dan Biggar – for next Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final against France.
Wales secured a World Cup quarter-final clash against France next Sunday – but they ended their Pool D campaign with an unconvincing 35-13 victory over Uruguay.
England have sought to overcome any loss of momentum caused by the cancellation of their World Cup group decider by engaging in a full-blooded training session on the day they would have been facing France.
Hallam Amos has a neuroscience degree and he could be a junior doctor in three years’ time – but his immediate aim is prescribing World Cup success for Wales.
Shaun Edwards accepts that Wales need to tighten up defensively as they build towards the World Cup quarter-finals.
Justin Tipuric will captain Wales for the first time in Sunday’s World Cup clash against Uruguay.
Iranian women draped their national flag round their shoulders as they watched a World Cup qualifier in Tehran – the first time they have been allowed into a stadium in decades.
With Super Typhoon Hagibis set to batter Japan with hurricane-force winds, Rugby World Cup organisers have taken the unprecedented step of cancelling two matches.
Ross Moriarty has hailed Wales’s character after they overcame a ferocious Fijian challenge and booked a World Cup quarter-final place.
Dan Biggar is out of contention for Wales’ final World Cup group game against Uruguay on Sunday.