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…

New Zealand in Samoa

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

Highs and lows: Cory Allen delighted the fans with a hat-trick but suffered an injury. (Photo Getty Images)

Wales avoided a first-day upset, running in eight tries to beat Uruguay at a canter. Four first-half tries – three by Cory Allen – set the scene and after the…

Georgian joy: The final whistle is the cue for Georgian celebrations. (Photo: Getty Images)

Georgia produced the first shock of the 2015 World Cup as they beat Tonga – who sit five places above them in the World Rugby Rankings – 17-10 at Kingsholm.…

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The story of Sye follows a journey of two rival rugby teams as they join forces to keep a mafia-type overlord from procuring their university rugby pitch for his own nefarious…

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The rugby teams of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa are known for their warrior-like, no-holds-barred style of rugby.  Pacific Warriors details the background behind how such small nations produce world-leading rugby players.…