Monday rolled around and Australia coach Eddie Jones joked that he hoped Sunday had just been a mere nightmare.
Wales scored a bonus-point fourth try in the last play of the game to beat Portugal 28-8 without ever completely subduing the feisty underdog playing its first Rugby World Cup game in 16 years.
Portugal makes its first Rugby World Cup appearance in 16 years on Saturday against Wales in Nice. There are no survivors from 2007 but 13 of the matchday 23 play for clubs in France, though only one, hooker Mike Tadjer, for a Top 14 team, Perpignan.
Designer Sarah Burton, who created the wedding dress of Kate, Princess of Wales, is stepping down as creative director at Alexander McQueen.
Wales has struggled to hold off fast-finishing Fiji to win 32-26 in the latest instalment of their entertaining Rugby World Cup rivalry in Bordeaux.
Wales and Fiji are meeting in the pool stage for the fifth straight edition of the Rugby World Cup. The Fijians have never been as well prepared as this.
The United Kingdom has marked the anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the ascension of King Charles III with gun salutes and tolling bells.
Warren Gatland is convinced his Wales team will pull off “something special” at the Rugby World Cup. Finding any evidence to back up that bold assertion isn’t easy.
Federal authorities are investigating the fatal crash of a twin-engine cargo plane during a training exercise in central Maine that killed two people on board.
Wales will head into the Rugby World Cup with co-captains. Hooker Dewi Lake and flanker Jac Morgan were given the honor when the 33-man squad was announced.
Captain Siya Kolisi made a successful return from long-term injury and both Jesse Kriel and Canan Moodie scored two tries as South Africa pulverized Wales to win 52-16 in their latest Rugby World Cup warmup game.
Police in Wales say nine people were injured when a car careened into a coastal campground. Dyfed-Powys Police said the crash late Saturday night seriously injured two people.
England had captain Owen Farrell sent off and was reduced to 12 men at one point in the second half before rallying to beat Wales 19-17 in a Rugby World Cup warmup match at Twickenham.
British media say a seasoned mountain guide and two clients in their 60s were roped together when they died traversing a treacherous Scottish Highlands ridge.
Siya Kolisi has been selected to captain South Africa in its Rugby World Cup title defense despite not playing a test yet this year.
Center Henry Slade and No. 8 Alex Dombrandt have been left out of England’s squad for the Rugby World Cup.
Wales has been surprisingly dominant in beating England 20-9 in a Rugby World Cup warmup at Principality Stadium.
The northern hemisphere’s top nations begin their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in earnest on Saturday with the first batch of warmup matches ahead of the tournament in France starting Sept. 8.
Former Wales rugby captain and coach Clive Rowlands, who guided his country to a first Grand Slam in 19 years in 1971, has died. He was 85.
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Thursday, July 27

Ons Jabeur says her defeat in the Wimbledon final was the most painful loss of her career. Jabeur came up short against Marketa Vondrousova. The score was 6-4, 6-4.
Princess Kate was back in the Royal Box at Wimbledon for the women’s final along with several former champions and some stars of the entertainment world.
The Princess of Wales had the best seat in the house on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Kate took her place in the front row of the Royal Box right next to Roger Federer.
Wales is considering co-captains at the Rugby World Cup after incumbent Ken Owens withdrew injured from the preliminary squad.
A police watchdog says it will investigate whether officers were chasing two boys who died in an e-bike crash that sparked rioting in the capital of Wales.
Wales greats Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric stunned the rugby world by announcing their immediate international retirements on Friday.
LONDON (AP) — The leader of Wales’ pro-independence political party has resigned after an inquiry found it was riddled with bullying and misogyny.
King Charles III rested on the third day of his long coronation weekend. Monday was, after all, a holiday declared in honor of his crowning and he had spent several whirlwind days of elaborately choreographed public festivities capped with an off-the-cuff cameo on “American Idol.”
LONDON (AP) — What does one wear to a coronation?

For senior royals like Queen Camilla and Kate, the Princess of Wales, the theme was pale, subdued dresses to let their regal robes and glittering jewelry do the talking.