Dan Cole against Fiji at Twickenham in 2012 (Getty Images)

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off with the hosts England taking on Fiji – a team the Red Rose has never lost to in five previous encounters. Previous meetings…

England captain Chris Robshaw

After all the build up the Rugby World Cup 2015 is finally here and the hosts, England, face a tough start against a Pacific Islanders Fiji. England have named an…

Brad Barritt

By Adam Hathaway Stuart Lancaster and Fijian coach John McKee have finally laid their cards on the table for Friday’s World Cup opener and, after all the hot air and…

Sam Burgess

By Adam Hathaway Stuart Lancaster has made some hard calls in the last few weeks as he has whittled his squad down from 50 to 39 then to 31 for…

John Smit

John Smit played in three World Cups, winning 111 caps for South Africa and lifting the 2007 trophy after defeating England in the final in Paris. After two years in…

George Ford

By Adam Hathaway Whatever the result at Twickenham on Saturday when England host Ireland we can be certain of two things. One coach will say that the result does not…