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# RWC23

This month
November 2023
France coach Galthie: World Cup exit is a 'scar that will stay with us for life'
Fabien Galthie speaks to the media for the first time since France’s Rugby World Cup exit.
'They could have gone on a website... and looked for the word in Afrikaans': Mbonambi on racism allegation
World Rugby found ‘insufficient evidence’ to back up Tom Curry’s claim he had a racist slur directed at him by Mbonambi.
Outgoing All Blacks boss Foster says family threatened with knife in Paris
His wife Leigh and daughter Michaela were allegedly accosted near the All Blacks’ hotel in the French capital.
Erasmus to return as head coach of world champions South Africa - report
Current head coach Jacques Nienaber announced several months ago that he would quit after the World Cup to join Leinster.
RWC 2023: The Winners and Losers
Ireland and France’s pain, the flip in the pecking order between Portugal and Georgia, and Leinster’s coaching recruitment.
All Blacks captain Cane to join Japanese club for 2024 season
The 31-year-old is taking a sabbatical from New Zealand but will return for internationals next year.
Do you agree with our Rugby World Cup team of the tournament?
Two Ireland players make the cut in our selection.
New Zealand ask World Rugby for answers on refereeing decisions in final
The All Blacks were not happy with some of the decisions at the Stade de France.
Last month
October 2023
After ROG v Humphreys and Sexton v O'Gara, Ireland's next out-half is not a straight choice
Nothing is certain yet about who will be Ireland’s next first-choice out-half.
'I’ve got no job offer... I did want to go on' - Jones on Australia exit
Eddie Jones insists that he has not received a job offer from Japan.
The World Cup in France, the last of its kind, lived up to the billing
The tournament will expand to 24 teams in Australia in 2027.
'Limerick is my home now... the support I've received has been unreal'
Jean Kleyn has a World Cup winner’s medal only months after Rassie Erasmus called him.
'It feels a bit surreal' - Jones earns second RWC winner's medal
The former Munster man’s time with the Springboks came to an end with more glory.
Ireland's Andy Farrell named World Rugby coach of the year
The Irish head coach guided his team to a Grand Slam earlier this year.
Irish analyst Sullivan among Munster contingent to win the World Cup
Current second rows RG Snyman and Jean Kleyn both came off the bench last night.
'Rassie said great things are never achieved in ideal conditions'
Springboks skipper Siya Kolisi said the people of South Africa have driven them to glory again.
'Unfortunately, it's something I am going to have to live with forever'
All Blacks captain Sam Cane was sent off as his side lost to the Springboks in the World Cup final.
South Africa reach the summit again after bold, brave run to World Cup history
The Springboks dug deep to make history on another enthralling night in Paris.
Springboks cling on against 14-man All Blacks to go back-to-back
Kiwi skipper Sam Cane was sent off in the first half and his men came up just short.
New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup final
South Africa were crowned Rugby World Cup champions for a record fourth time. Relive all of the drama in our minute-by-minute report.
Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Rugby World Cup final?
The Springboks and All Blacks face off in Paris.
The Irish out-halves aiming to step up after Sexton's retirement
Jack Crowley finished the World Cup as next in line behind the great number 10.
Ferocious Boks and clinical Kiwis battle for World Cup supremacy
Tonight’s decider is a fascinating match-up of the two greatest World Cup nations.
England hold off Argentina fightback to claim third place at Rugby World Cup
Steve Borthwick’s side recorded a tense 26-23 victory at the Stade de France.
England hold off Argentina fightback to claim third place at Rugby World Cup
Steve Borthwick’s side recorded a tense 26-23 victory at the Stade de France.
Overlooked by Ireland, Munster's Kleyn could become World Cup winner
The 30-year-old has been included on the Springboks bench for the final.
Bundee's remarkable turnaround completed by POTY nomination
The 33-year-old had a rocky start to 2023 but was spectacularly good in the World Cup.
All Blacks make one change to starting XV for World Cup final
Brodie Retallick comes into the side in place of Sam Whitelock, while there’s also a change on the bench.
'We lost, but we won' - Jonny Sexton marks his retirement from rugby
The 38-year-old said an emotional World Cup in France made it harder to step away.
'We lost, but we won' - Sexton marks his retirement from rugby
The 38-year-old said an emotional World Cup in France made it harder to step away.
Springboks bravely roll the 7/1 dice for biggest game of all
There are obvious risks involved but Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber like the potential upside.
Case against Mbonambi dropped as World Rugby finds insufficient evidence
Tom Curry made two allegations that Mbonambi had used discriminatory language.
Bundee Aki nominated for World Rugby men's player of the year award
Andy Farrell is on the shortlist for coach of the year.
Springboks name a 7/1 bench for the World Cup final
Faf de Klerk and Handré Pollard return to the starting XV against New Zealand.
Le Roux: There was 'no disrespect' to English players with celebration
The Springboks fullback is readying himself for the World Cup final against New Zealand.
'I could just say that I am really grateful. It has been incredible'
Ex-Ireland fullback Felix Jones is in his final week with the Springboks as they try to win the World Cup again.
Bongi saga rumbles on as Curry is hit by 'disgusting abuse'
It looks increasingly likely that Mbonambi will be available for the World Cup final.
What will the new Nations Championship look like for Ireland?
In this piece, The 42 explains how the new biennial competition is set to work from 2026.
World Rugby confirms bi-annual 'Nations Championship' to launch in 2026
The Rugby World Cup will expand to 24 teams from the 2027 tournament in Australia.
Draw for 2027 Rugby World Cup to take place in January 2026
The draw will be later than for the current World Cup but still 20 months before the tournament.