SYDNEY, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Australia have launched bids to host the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 and the women's event in 2021, Rugby Australia (RA) said on Wednesday.
Nora Stapleton is one of a number of Ireland women's players to retire from international rugby after the World Cup.
England's women's cricket and rugby union teams are invited to Downing Street by Prime Minister Theresa May.
England fly-half Katy Mclean calls for the "landscape to change" for women's sport following the Rugby World Cup in Ireland.
Gill Burns is 'glamping' at a rugby club in Belfast ahead of the Women's Rugby World Cup final.
England captain Sarah Hunter says the best is yet to come from her side as they bid to retain the Women's Rugby World Cup.
Wales women's results are "a little bit disappointing" but World Rugby has to address the gap between the best and the rest, says WRU's Geraint John.
England full-back Danielle Waterman is ruled out of the Women's Rugby World Cup final with concussion.
England captain Sarah Hunter says the team have done what they 'set out to do' after the defending champions reached the women's Rugby World Cup final
Ireland are beaten 36-24 by Australia in their Women's Rugby World Cup fifth place semi-final at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
England captain Sarah Hunter says World Cup semi-final opponents France will give the defending champions "one hell of a game".