Maggie with Lawrence and Will during the RWC 2015 launch

RUGBY WORLD: What is your role with England 2015? Maggie Alphonsi: I’m an ambassador for the 2015 Rugby World Cup and my job is to promote the tournament. RW: There’s…

Robinson will captain the squad

Wallaby heavyweights Wycliff Palu and Benn Robinson will be back in action for the HSBC Waratahs this Friday, taking on Tonga at the Sydney Football Stadium in final preparation for…

dave pearson

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer VINCENT CLERC had issued a warning days before France were due to host Ireland at the Stade de France that the freezing temperatures in…

Ryan Jones

By Paul Williams WALES BEAT Scotland 27-13 in Cardiff on Sunday. They’re now two from two in the Six Nations and heading towards a Triple Crown showdown in Twickenham. Let’s…

Sean Lamont finds some space in the midfield

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell: The first-half was full of incident and endeavour yet little to show on the scoreboard, with both sides going in at…

Owen Farrell

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor In a nutshell It was ‘Chargedown Charlie’ to the rescue again for England. Italy scored two tries in two minutes just before half-time…

Last year's hero Chris Ashton - will he be smiling again?

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor England venture into the gladiatorial lair of the 82,000 capacity Stadio Olympico on the back of a gritty, yet ultimately, uplifting 13-6 win over…

Ryan Jones

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor TWO YEARS ago this fixture delivered arguably the most dramatic finish in any Six Nations match, Shane Williams’s last-minute try securing a 31-24…