South Africa World Cup winner Tendai Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby.
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi said the country's underprivileged children should "keep believing" as thousands of fans greeted the returning team.
All Blacks fullback Beauden Barrett appears to have endorsed Ian Foster's bid to become the next head coach.
Otago rugby great Ben Smith signs autographs for fans at Auckland Airport yesterday after the All Blacks returned to New Zealand from the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Tony Brown has hitched his boat to Jamie Joseph, saying he will coach in the future only with his former team-mate.
It's the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Spark appears to have left the main stage. But it still wants to be a major player. No longer wants to be in the supporting actor category.
So it is all over for another four years. The World Cup threw up the usual surprises and the most predictable. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks back at the tournament.
Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly agreed to the richest contract in rugby league and union history, accepting a $10 million deal to return to the 13-man code.
South Africa's Pieter-Steph du Toit was named World Rugby player of the year as the Springboks swept the floor at the World Rugby awards in Japan.
A couple of young Otago backs have been picked for national development squads to play in the Oceania championships in Fiji this weekend.
Distraught England pair Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler refused to wear runner-up medals around their necks following a devastating 32-12 defeat to South Africa in the World Cup final last night.
Steve Hansen used his final platform as All Blacks head coach to endorse Ian Foster as his successor and detail why he will embrace this next stage of life which allows him to step out of the...
In countless venues around South Africa, crowds erupted in cheering and singing as the nation's rugby players triumphed 32-12 over England to win the World Cup in Japan.
Tries by wingers Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe and the goalkicking of Handre Pollard earned South Africa their third Rugby World Cup title as the flyhalf kicked 22 points to secure a 32-12 victory over an error-strewn England.
Choking back tears after his New Zealand side had clinched third place at the Rugby World Cup, retiring coach Steve Hansen could only utter five words.
While his team ended their Rugby World Cup campaign on a high, All Black Anton Lienert-Brown ended his bottoms up.
A superb performance from Ben Smith has helped ease the pain of Yokohama as the All Blacks put on a vintage display to claim the bronze medal in Tokyo tonight.