Pivotal moment: The ball ricochets from Australia's prop Greg Holmes, Scotland's flanker John Hardie, Australia's scrum half Nick Phipps and Scotland's back row forward Josh Strauss challenge for it, leading to a penalty awarded to Australia

Scotland went out of the World Cup in heartbreaking fashion, but a late controversial Bernard Foley penalty sent the Wallabies through. We take a look at the inside track

Adam Ashley-Cooper

Australia won a breathtaking quarter-final, with a Bernard Foley penalty with seconds left on the clock. The Wallabies had come out of the traps confidently, playing a controlled, expansive game,…

David Denton

By Rory Baldwin They say if you’re sitting around a poker table and you can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you. Looking at the quality of performance that was…

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…

WP Nel

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…