Team talk: Michael Cheika addresses his troops earlier in the season

FOR SOMEONE who never saw himself as a coach (Wallaby icon David Campese first suggested him for a job) and doesn’t need to coach (he’s a self-made millionaire), Michael Cheika…

Golden boy: McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup in 2011. Will he do it again? (Photo: Getty Images)

Undoubtedly the lowest moment of the record-breaking Test star’s career came when the All Blacks lost to France in the 2007 World Cup quarter-final at the Millennium Stadium. While McCaw…

Will he stay, will he go? Sam Burgess in action for Bath. Photo: Getty images

Ford says Burgess will continue to play rugby union amid talks that he is considering a return to play for his former rugby league side South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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New Zealand winger Julian Savea leads the way with two tries on the shortlist and players from France, Wales, Japan and Tonga are nominated too. Watch them below

Rugby world cup final

There has been many breathtaking moments at this World Cup and the final between old foes Australia and New Zealand promises to be an epic. Find out here where you…