History makers: The All Blacks celebrate winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup

World Cup 2015 final: New Zealand 34-17 Australia

History turned Black at Twickenham as New Zealand, led by an inspired Dan Carter, became the first ever team to win back-to-back World Cups, the first side to lift the Webb…

Rugby World Cup Statistics

Rugby World Cup Statistics

By David Marsh Most turnovers David Pocock has so far made 14 turnovers during Australia’s campaign with not one other player reaching double-figures. Despite playing with the unfamiliar No 8…

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

Inside the mind of Michael Cheika

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)

Richie McCaw – leading the way for New Zealand

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

Mike Ford: Sam Burgess to stay at Bath

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.