FOR A Scotland team brimming with confidence after defeating Australia in Newcastle, the second test in Fiji represented a good chance for them to build on that and cement an…

Wales came very close to beating the Wallabies on Saturday - you can’t come any closer. There were certainly positives that can be taken from the performance, most notably the…

kevin mclaughlin ireland v nz

In a pre-match interview, Declan Kidney said: “The belief is unquestionable. Just because you have a bad day doesn’t mean you can’t turn it around a week later.” And Ireland…

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With bodies creaking, England will have flown down to Port Elizabeth disappointed with their showing at Ellis Park against a phenomenally powerful Springbok side. At altitude they were blown apart…

ENGLAND WERE blown away by South Africa in a typically ferocious encounter at altitude in Ellis Park, Johannesburg. The Springboks tore into England from the off, with their huge ball…

Mike Harris

Wales were denied a famous victory with the final kick of the game – Australia’s replacement fly-half Mike Harris nailing a late penalty from out wide to give the Wallabies…

A THREE-TIME Grand Slam winner, Ryan Jones made his Wales debut against South Africa in 2004. He played in all three Tests on the 2005 Lions tour and led his…

Rarely will you see a more dramatic Test match than this. Ireland hadn't beaten New Zealand in 25 previous attempts spread over 107 years and a magnificent effort in Christchurch…

By Katie Field, Rugby World writer FOR ENGLAND this weekend’s match is all about bouncing back from last Saturday’s 22-17 defeat in Durban to level the three-Test series before it…

Rob Kearney

IRELAND ENDURED a miserable evening at Eden Park last weekend, the All Blacks running in five tries in a comprehensive 42-10 win to ensure their unbeaten run against the men…