The Kriel thing: Jesse Kriel has made a big impact with the Boks. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kriel, 21, played full-back for the Bulls in this year’s Super Rugby tournament, but switched to outside centre to make his Test debut against Australia on 18 July, and grabbed…

Joe Schmidt

By Mark Coughlan It’s been a World Cup countdown of mixed emotions for Ireland fans. While England headed for Denver, Wales travelled to Qatar and their beloved Poland, and the…

England captain Chris Robshaw

After all the build up the Rugby World Cup 2015 is finally here and the hosts, England, face a tough start against a Pacific Islanders Fiji. England have named an…

Brad Barritt

By Adam Hathaway Stuart Lancaster and Fijian coach John McKee have finally laid their cards on the table for Friday’s World Cup opener and, after all the hot air and…