Santiago Cordero

By Alex Shaw Whilst rain and wind batters the northern hemisphere and a particularly stodgy Six Nations heads into its third round, the southern hemisphere is gearing up for the…

Akira Ioane

By Alex Shaw With 2015 and the Rugby World Cup now well and truly in the history books, it’s time to start looking ahead at the next cycle. International sides…

Sonny Bill Williams

Philanthropy award of the World Cup – Sonny Bill Williams Good old Sonny Bill. In a career where he has been accused of putting his own ambitions before the team,…

History makers: The All Blacks celebrate winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup

History turned Black at Twickenham as New Zealand, led by an inspired Dan Carter, became the first ever team to win back-to-back World Cups, the first side to lift the Webb…

Rugby World Cup Statistics

By David Marsh Most turnovers David Pocock has so far made 14 turnovers during Australia’s campaign with not one other player reaching double-figures. Despite playing with the unfamiliar No 8…

Team talk: Michael Cheika addresses his troops earlier in the season

FOR SOMEONE who never saw himself as a coach (Wallaby icon David Campese first suggested him for a job) and doesn’t need to coach (he’s a self-made millionaire), Michael Cheika…

Golden boy: McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup in 2011. Will he do it again? (Photo: Getty Images)

Undoubtedly the lowest moment of the record-breaking Test star’s career came when the All Blacks lost to France in the 2007 World Cup quarter-final at the Millennium Stadium. While McCaw…