Born leader: Maro Itoje is a candidate to lead England at Rugby World Cup 2019

15. Mat Protheroe Current number of caps: 0 Age at start of Rugby World Cup 2019: 22 A left-field pick to headline the team-sheet, but if Protheroe’s jaw-dropping progress in…

Breaking free: Pablo Matera terrorises the Tongan defence

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…

Rich form: JP Pietersen was again on hand to score for the Springboks

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…

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The Rugby World Cup means something different to us all, and offers each of us something different too; as fans and lovers of the game, that might include the chance…