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…

The Rugby World Cup means something different to us all, and offers each of us something different too; as fans and lovers of the game, that might include the chance…

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…

When is a job done satisfactorily? The difficulty with completing any job is that some people are never fully satisfied. Whether it’s a painter, gardener or rugby writer someone will…

Protein The Rugby World Cup squads will be educating all of their players on the importance of proteins. Proteins are not only essential for life but are crucial for many…

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…