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…

Ireland fans celebrate their teams victory against France

What about that? Ireland finally exploded into this tournament and the game had everything great about the Schmidt era - strong processes, disciplined defence and accurate rugby - allied to…

Alex Goode dives over for a try for England vs Uruguay, however it was disallowed

With England's less than memorable World Cup ending, they rounded off their campaign with a big win over Uruguay. Here are some of the things we have learnt

Wales v Australia

It is possible to play well, and lose Rugby is a notoriously complicated game. Yet with laws that sometimes require the use of IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ computer to decode them,…

Winning smile: Japan replacement Amanaki Mafi is delighted with his try. (Photo: Getty Images)

Japan finished their Pool B campaign with three wins out of four thanks to this deserved victory over the USA, but the 12 points the Brave Blossoms gathered in the…

Alessandro Zanni

Italy romped to a four-try bonus point victory at a boisterous Sandy Park on the final day of the Pool stages. Tries in the first-half by Sarto, Gori and Allan…