Joe Launchbury

England‘s Joe Launchbury expects Wales to put in a strong performance when the two sides meet at Twickenham on Saturday, despite their well documented injury problems. Wales lost influential players…

Stunning score: Jubilant Japan celebrate Karne Hesketh's winning try against South Africa

If the endgame of these global tournaments is to catapult the sport into the wider consciousness and inspire fresh fans, Rugby World Cup 2015 may have already reached a zenith. A 34-32 victory for…

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New Zealand opened their World Cup campaign with a hefty bonus-point win over Canada at the Millennium Stadium – here are the official World Cup highlights of the match. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.  …

New Zealand in Samoa

New Zealand’s historic trip to Samoa must herald a change in the tour mindset, says RW’s Alan Pearey

Ireland team

By Whiff of Cordite Ireland opened their World Cup 2015 campaign with a comprehensive and sparky hit out over Canada. Ireland were never expected to lose the game, but then…

France's wing Remy Grosso attends a press conference ahead of France v Romania

In four years in charge of France, Philippe Saint-André has used 82 players – one fewer than his predecessor Marc Lièvremont. Over the next fortnight, Saint-André should equal Lièvremont’s record…