Eddie Jones has moved from coaching the Japanese national rugby team which defeted South Africa during the recent 2015 Rugby World Cup to the Stormers. Photograph: Getty Images

The odds on Eddie Jones becoming the next England head coach continue to tumble, but the Stormers are adamant their new boss will remain in Cape Town.(...)

Jonathan Davies has won 48 caps for Wales and had been playing for French Top 14 club Clermont Auvergne. Photograph: PA.

Jonathan Davies is the latest leading Wales international to commit to the game at home after the Welsh Rugby Union announced yesterday that he had si(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has dismissed speculation linking him with the vacant England job Photograph: Billy Strickland/Inpho

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has dismissed reports claiming he might consider an approach to become Stuart Lancaster’s potential England successor.(...)

 Warren Gatland: he has won two Grand Slams with Wales but struggled to make an impression in this year’s World Cup. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Wales coach Warren Gatland has told New Zealand radio he will step down after the next World Cup. “I’m here until 2019 and the plan for me then is de(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland is unhappy with speculation about his coaching staff. Photograph: Henry Browne/Reuters

Wales boss Warren Gatland has said he wants his current coaching staff to remain in place “until at least 2019”. Head coach Gatland has a deal in plac(...)

Taulupe Faletau of Wales is tackled by South Africa’s JP Pietersen during their Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match at Twickenham. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Newport Gwent Dragons have been refused permission to proceed with a possible transfer of their Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau to Aviva Premiershi(...)

Like all Michael Cheika’s teams, Australia were way too streetwise, together and opportunistic for Argentina. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Some of the previously optimistic Irish fans who had bought tickets for the semi-finals made the trek to Twickenham over the weekend. There were clear(...)

Wales coach Warren Gatland watches during the warm up before their Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match against South Africa at Twickenham. Photograph: Henry Browne/Reuters

Jamie Roberts is convinced Wales head coach Warren Gatland will remain in his post and spurn any overtures made by England. Gatland is among the conte(...)

Duane Vermuelen’s magic pass helped South Africa finally break down Wales in their World Cup quarter-final victory at Twickenham on Saturday. Photograph: Afp

Imposing and with a face that has seen rugby wars, Duane Vermuelen could have stepped from Mount Rushmore. He is not the Springbok forward most would (...)

Fourie Du Preez and Schalk Burger embrace after South Africa’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final win over Wales. Photograph: Getty

South Africa 23 Wales 19 Wales fell agonisingly short, a defeat they might haunt them for some time. Not because they didn’t give their all, th(...)