Alan Dymock

THE LINE wasn’t great but you could pick up the slight slur in his words. “I’m still trying to get over the last head knock, over two years ago,” Glen…

This quarter-final victory felt like the culmination of an eight-year project for Argentina. Finally we can stop talking about 2007 because the nation has totally re-invented its style. Gone is…

They say the hallmark of a good team is when they win without playing well, and New Zealand triumphed in this one by some margin despite this uncharacteristically sloppy showing. Playing…

It wasn’t routine, but five tries and a win was fine reward for Argentina after trading blows with Tonga. The Pacific Islanders have nothing left to fight for in this…

In the first half hour it looked like South Africa would run away with this fixture, but Scotland kept in the fight to deny their muscular rivals a bonus point. The…

This was a game of breathtaking physicality, but South Africa merely rode it out and played smart rugby win this contest, cranking up the pressure in the second half. There…

New Zealand opened their World Cup campaign with a hefty bonus-point win over Canada at the Millennium Stadium – here are the official World Cup highlights of the match. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.  …