Michael Hooper David Pocock

Shut down Pocock or it’s over for England

It comes as no surprise but Michael Cheika confirmed on Thursday that England will face the world’s leading breakdown duo in their do-or-die clash at Twickenham on Saturday. David Pocock…

Bernard Le Roux

Saint-André experiments continue for France

Philippe Saint-André asked to be judged on the World Cup but after four years of experimenting, he’s still trying out new things with the competition in full flow. Playing players…

Nemani Nadolo

Wales’ hopes eased by Fijian absences

Wales and Pacific Island teams have a long, painful history at World Cups but Warren Gatland’s men might have dodged a bullet ahead of their clash with Fiji on Thursday.…

Mid flight: Telusa Veainu scored two tries but put a hand in touch this time. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Cup 2015: Tonga 35-21 Namibia

A combination of power from the pack and scintillating skills from the backs took Tonga to a bonus-point win over Namibia, but the Africans wowed the crowd with some gung-ho…


World Cup Highlights: Tonga 35-21 Namibia

Tonga triumphed over Namibia to gain their first win of the tournament at Sandy Park – watch the official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.  …

WP Nel

Scotland 39-16 USA: Five things we learnt

Nel is the man at tighthead Despite WP Nel only having a smattering of caps, the doughty South African-born prop has formed a crucial partnership with Al Dickinson in the…


Wattbike: top tips on training like a pro

Want to find out how to train like a pro rugby player? In this video, we hear from the experts behind the scenes at England Rugby. Head of Athletic Performance…