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  • Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier - Germany v Portugal Germany beat Portugal 16-13 in their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier in Heidelberg on 16 June, 2018. Photo: KESSLER SPORTFOTOGRAFIE
  • Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier - Germany v Portugal Number eight Jarrid Els scores Germany’s only try in the Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier against Portugal in Heidelberg on 16 June, 2018. Photo: Kessler Sportfotografie.
  • Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 - Namibia v Uganda Namibia's Tjiuee Uanivi on the charge against Uganda in their Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 match, which doubles as a Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier, at the Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium in Windhoek on 16 June, 2018. Photo: APO Group via Getty Images
  • Asia Rugby Championship 2018 - Hong Kong v Korea Hong Kong captain James Cunningham lifts the Asia Rugby Championship trophy after a 39-5 victory over Korea confirmed them as 2018 champions.
  • Asia Rugby Championship 2018 - Hong Kong v Korea Liam Slatem scored two of Hong Kong's tries in their 39-5 victory over Korea in the Asia Rugby Championship 2018 title decider at the Hong Kong Football Club on 2 June.
  • Asia Rugby Championship 2018: Malaysia v Korea Malaysia and Korea in action during the first round of Asia Rugby Championship 2018. Photo: Asia Rugby Union
  • Asia Rugby Championship 2018: Malaysia v Korea Korea in action against Malaysia in the opening round of Asia Rugby Championship 2018. Photo: Asia Rugby Union.
  • RWC 2019 European qualification Romania celebrate qualifying for RWC 2019 as Europe 1. Photo: Gogita Bukhaidze
  • Belgium v Spain: RWC 2019 European qualifier
  • Rugby Europe Championship 2018 - Romania v Russia
  • Rugby Europe Championship 2018: Spain v Romania A Romanian player goes to ground after being tackled by a Spanish opponent in their 2-10 defeat in the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship 2018.
  • Rugby Europe Championship 2018: Spain v Romania Spain claim lineout ball in their 22-10 win over Romania in the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship in Madrid.
  • Rugby Europe Championship 2018: Russia v Belgium Russia spread the play during their 48-7 win against Belgium in the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship 2018 in Krasnodar.
  • Rugby Europe Championship 2018: Spain v Romania Sebastien Ascarat pounces on a Romanian mistake to score their second try in a 22-10 win in the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship 2018 in Madrid.
  • Rugby Europe Championship 2018: Spain v Romania Spain win lineout ball in their 22-10 win over Romania in the third round of the Rugby Europe Championship in Madrid.
  • Uruguay v Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier Andres Vilaseca celebrates with his Uruguay team-mates after scoring a try during their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier match with Canada at the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo on 3 February, 2018. Photo: Agustin Marcarian - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images
  • Uruguay v Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier Andres Vilaseca dives to score one of his two tries that helped Uruguay beat Canada 32-31 in Montevideo to confirm their place at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. Photo: Agustin Marcarian - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images
  • Uruguay v Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualifier Uruguay captain Juan Manuel Gaminara is tackled by Canada captain Phil Mack during their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier at Estadio Charrua on 3 February, 2018 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photo: Agustin Marcarian - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images
  • Uruguay v Canada captains Uruguay captain Juan Manuel Gaminara and his Canada counterpart Phil Mack with the Webb Ellis Cup ahead of their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier to determine the Americas 2 side for Japan 2019.
  • Americas Rugby Championship 2018: Canada v Uruguay Uruguay score a try on their way to a 38-29 victory over Canada in their opening ARC 2018 game at BC Place in Vancouver on 27 January, a match which doubled as the first leg in their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier to determine the Americas 2 qualifier. Photo: Erich Eichorn
  • ARC 2018: Canada v Uruguay Uruguay look to mount an attack in their Americas Rugby Championship 2018 opener with Canada at BC Place in Vancouver on 27 January, a match which doubled as the first leg in their Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifier to determine the Americas 2 qualifier. Photo: Lorne Collicutt.
  • WRWC 2017: USA v Italy Italy's Manuela Furlan is tackled by Deven Owsiany in their Pool B match on day one of Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 at UCD Bowl in Dublin, Ireland, on 9 August. Photo: INPHO/Brian Keane.
  • Oceania Rugby Cup 2017 - Cook Islands v Tahiti Tahiti beat the Cook Islands 13-9 to win the Oceania Rugby Cup 2017 title and keep alive their hopes of a place in the Rugby World Cup 2019 global repechage tournament. Photo: Oceania Rugby/Ronnie Si’ulopa.
  • Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2017: Zimbabwe v Kenya Zimbabwe on the attack against Kenya in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2017.
  • Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2017 Kenya on the charge in their 45-25 win over Senegal in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2017, which forms part of the RWC 2019 qualification process. Photo: Kenya Rugby Union.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 Fiji celebrate after a 38-16 win over Samoa saw them crowned World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 champions. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 champions Fiji qualified for Rugby World Cup 2019 as Oceania 1 qualifier to join Australia, Wales, Georgia and either Canada or Uruguay in Pool D. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 Samoa captain David Lemi and his Fiji counterpart Akapusi Qera pose with the Webb Ellis Cup ahead of their World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 encounter, a match which forms part of the region's Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification process.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 Fiji's Leone Nakarawa runs in a try in their 14-10 victory over Tonga in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa on 8 July. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 Fiji confirmed their place at Rugby World Cup 2019 after beating Tonga 14-10 in their World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 encounter at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa on 8 July. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2017 A lineout from the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2017 match between Senegal and Uganda in Dakar on 1 July. Photo: Rugby Sénégal
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 A crowd of 10,000 were at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa for Tonga's first test match at home since 2009, which ended with a 30-26 victory over Samoa in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 Tonga captain Siale Piutau and his Samoa counterpart David Lemi come together at the iconic Ha’amonga ‘a Maui in Nuku'alofa ahead of their meeting in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017, which forms part of the RWC 2019 qualification process in Oceania. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017 Tonga captain Siale Piutau and his Samoa counterpart David Lemi come together ahead of their meeting in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2017, which forms part of the RWC 2019 qualification process in Oceania. Photo: Oceania Rugby.
  • Uruguay win Sudamérica Rugby A Championship 2017 Uruguay players celebrate after beating Chile 27-11 to be crowned Sudamérica Rugby A Championship 2017 winners and also keep their hopes of qualification for Rugby World Cup 2019 alive. Photo credit: URU
  • Uruguay v Brazil 2017 Uruguay beat Brazil 41-27 to remain unbeaten in the Sudamérica Rugby A Championship 2017, which forms part of the Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification process. Photo: Luciano Rosano (LRPRO) / Prensa URU.
  • Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017 - Philippines v UAE The Philippines finished strongly to beat UAE 34-26 and secure third place in the Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017. Photo Credit: Asia Rugby/Tigers Super Sports Media
  • Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017 - Malaysia v Sri Lanka Malaysia beat Sri Lanka 22-9 to win the Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017 title and keep their hopes alive in the race to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019. Photo Credit: Asia Rugby/Tigers Super Sports Media.
  • Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017 Sri Lanka remained unbeaten in the Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017, which forms part of the region's qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2019, with a 33-17 win over UAE on 17 May. Photo: Asia Rugby / Tigers Super Sports Media.
  • Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017 Malaysia proved too strong for the Philippines in their Asia Rugby Championship Division I 2017 encounter which sets up a title decider with Sri Lanka that will also keep the winner's RWC 2019 qualification hopes alive. Photo: Asia Rugby / Tigers Super Sports Media.
  • Asia Rugby Championship Division 2 2016 UAE beat Uzbekistan to win the Asia Rugby Championship Division 1 2016, the first step on the road to Rugby World Cup 2019 for Asian teams.
  • Ukraine v Portugal Portugal ran out 31-7 winners over their hosts Ukraine to complete the clean sweep in the Rugby Europe Trophy 2017, the first step for them on the road to Rugby World Cup 2019. Photo credit: Alexandr Lesyk.
  • Colombia men celebrate Colombia men's team celebrate their RWC 2019 qualifier victory over Mexico in medellin.
  • Colombia v Mexico, RWC 2019 qualifier Mexico rise high to caim lineout ball in their RWC 2019 qualifier v Colombia in Medellin.
  • Americas Pacific Challenge Day Two: Fiji Warriors v Samoa A Samoa A on the attack in their 39-26 loss to Fiji Warriors at World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge 2016. Photo: Uruguay RU
  • Americas Pacific Challenge Day Two: Argentina XV v Uruguay A Argentina drive forward in their 71-7 win against Uruguay A in the second round of the Americas Pacific Challenge 2016 in Montevideo. Photo: Uruguay RU
  • Americas Pacific Challenge Day Two: Argentina XV v Uruguay A Uruguay take the ball up in their 71-7 loss to Argentina XV on the second day of action at Americas Pacific Challenge 2016. Photo: Uruguay RU
  • Americas Pacific Challenge Day Two: USA Select XV v Canada A The USA Select XV defence stands firm v Canada at the Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo. Photo: Uruguay RU.
  • Americas Pacific Challenge Day Two: Fiji Warriors v Samoa A Fiji take on the Samoan defence on their way to a 39-26 victory in the Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo. Photo: Uruguay RU.
  • Sudamerica B Championship winners 2016 - Colombia Colombia celebrate winning a hat-trick of Sudamerica B Championship titles after a 35-10 win over Venezuela.