Bernard Foley

England exited their own World Cup in humiliating fashion at Twickenham as they were thrashed 33-13 by a well-drilled, innovative Australia side. Bernard Foley was the star of the show,…

Rich form: JP Pietersen was again on hand to score for the Springboks

In the first half hour it looked like South Africa would run away with this fixture, but Scotland kept in the fight to deny their muscular rivals a bonus point. The…

Akahito Yamada

By Will MacPherson Japan were in irresistable form as they claimed another scalp by downing Samoa 26-5. Japan have been a revelation in this World Cup and remain in contention…

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During the rugby season, players are not permitted to give blood themselves due to strict training regimes. Therefore, NHS Blood and Transplant have launched the #BleedForEngland campaign, where rugby players…

Damien de Allende

Injuries are occurring at a far greater rate than the last World Cup but in the case of South Africa, they might have a silver lining. It was of course…

Winging it: Can Santiago Cordero and Argentina sprint into the quarter-finals? (Photo: Getty Images)

The All Blacks are odds-on to top the pool, and Tonga sit second at the moment, just one bonus point ahead of the Pumas. Whoever manages to pick up their…

Scott Baldwin

Slight scare, but Wales win Wales won, but it wasn’t without a few twitchy moments. Admittedly it was a 15 Certificate type scare and not an 18 Certificate  – but…