Skidding in: Nehe Milner-Skudder scores one of his two tries

They say the hallmark of a good team is when they win without playing well, and New Zealand triumphed in this one by some margin despite this uncharacteristically sloppy showing. Playing…

Sean 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…

Sergio Parisse

One of the biggest disappointments of the World Cup will be that Italy star Sergio Parisse managed just 64 minutes during the Azzurri’s Pool D campaign. It’s no coincidence that…

Nonu is set to win his 100th cap when he lines up for New Zealand against Tonga (Photo: Getty Images)

Ma’a Nonu is set to join the ranks of some of the finest rugby players ever when he makes his 100th Test appearance for New Zealand against Tonga on Friday evening.…

Jonathan Sexton will be targeted by France on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images.

Jonathan Sexton will have to prove once again that he can cope under pressure with France admitting they will target him in Sunday’s decisive Pool D fixture in Cardiff. The…

Wales v Fiji - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

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…