Final flourish: Drew Mitchell makes the break to create Australia's fourth try (Photo: Getty Images).

World Cup 2015: Argentina 15-29 Australia

Argentina‘s dream of reaching a World Cup final for the first time was left in tatters by a terrific performance from Australia, who can now look forward to their fourth…

Pivotal moment: The ball ricochets from Australia's prop Greg Holmes, Scotland's flanker John Hardie, Australia's scrum half Nick Phipps and Scotland's back row forward Josh Strauss challenge for it, leading to a penalty awarded to Australia

Scotland v Australia: Five things we learnt

Scotland went out of the World Cup in heartbreaking fashion, but a late controversial Bernard Foley penalty sent the Wallabies through. We take a look at the inside track

Adam Ashley-Cooper

World Cup 2015: Australia 35-34 Scotland

Australia won a breathtaking quarter-final, with a Bernard Foley penalty with seconds left on the clock. The Wallabies had come out of the traps confidently, playing a controlled, expansive game,…

Wales v Australia

Wales v Australia – Five things we learnt

It is possible to play well, and lose Rugby is a notoriously complicated game. Yet with laws that sometimes require the use of IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ computer to decode them,…


World Cup 2015: Wales 6-15 Australia

The first-half was cagey with penalties being trades by both sides, before Dan Biggar had his first miss of the tournament late on in the half to leave the Wallabies,…

Sean McMahon

Australia have a gem in McMahon

Like Georgian props, Springbok locks and Fijian wingers, Australia seem to have a conveyor belt of talent at openside with no end in sight. England felt the full force of…