Australia

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…

Wales v Fiji - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Gatland chancing his arm against Australia

Warren Gatland has never been afraid of making big calls and it’s fair to say he’s made a couple for Wales’ crucial Pool A clash with Australia on Saturday. The…

Great for the eight: Australia celebrate a scrum penalty v England (Photo: Getty Images).

How Australia woke from their scrum nightmare

England prop Joe Marler was then penalised for not scrummaging straight, Bernard Foley kicked the three points and Australia were 20-3 up, with their foot on England’s throats. The rest…

England

Five things we learnt: England v Australia

By Adam Hathaway You get better if you are off the scene Martin Johnson always says he becomes a better player the longer he is retired and the same applied…

Bernard Foley

World Cup 2015: England 13-33 Australia

England exited their own World Cup in humiliating fashion at Twickenham as they were thrashed 33-13 by a well-drilled, innovative Australia side. Bernard Foley was the star of the show,…

Michael Hooper David Pocock

Shut down Pocock or it’s over for England

It comes as no surprise but Michael Cheika confirmed on Thursday that England will face the world’s leading breakdown duo in their do-or-die clash at Twickenham on Saturday. David Pocock…