Nikola Matawalu

Time to tweak the TMO at this Rugby World Cup?

By Mark Coughlan So the World Cup has started, and it was an alarming opening weekend for South Africa, and a great one for England. For Wales, meanwhile, the jury…

Craig Joubert refers a decision to the TMO in the France v Italy game

Referees chief keen to cut down on TMO delays

World Rugby’s match official committee are looking at ways to cut down on time spent referring decisions to the Television Match Official (TMO), but it’s chairman insists the technology is…

Joe Launchbury

Launchbury wary of Wales threat despite injury problems

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

Analysis: Ten minutes that sealed a magical Japan win

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…