Great for the eight: Australia celebrate a scrum penalty v England (Photo: Getty Images).

England prop Joe Marler was then penalised for not scrummaging straight, Bernard Foley kicked the three points and Australia were 20-3 up, with their foot on England’s throats. The rest…

Mighty Oaks: Romania celebrate as the final whistle blows in Leicester. (Photo: Getty Images)

Romania produced the biggest comeback in Rugby World Cup history to overturn Canada‘s 15-0 lead in the last half-hour of this Pool D clash and win 15-17. A first-half try…

Stuart Lancaster has rung the changes to face Uruguay. Photo: Getty Images.

In what could be his final game in charge Stuart Lancaster has rung the changes in his England team, naming a new-look backline to take on Uruguay. The dead rubber…

A record 25 million people watched Japan beat Samoa on television. Photo: Getty Images.

Japanese rugby is riding a wave of popularity after an incredible 25 million people tuned in on television to watch their Pool B win over Samoa. Having stunned the world…

Ireland fans

By Whiff of Cordite Ireland and Italy served up a steaming dose of Six Nations mediocrity on Sunday, bringing a series of scratches to a sprakling weekend of quicksilver rugby…from…