Adam Ashley-Cooper

World Cup 2015: Australia 35-34 Scotland

Australia won a breathtaking quarter-final, with a Bernard Foley penalty with seconds left on the clock. The Wallabies had come out of the traps confidently, playing a controlled, expansive game,…

Flying Fourie: South Africa's Fourie du Preez dives over for the winning try. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Cup 2015: South Africa 23 – 19 Wales

A 74th-minute try from veteran scrum-half and skipper Fourie du Preez took South Africa into the semi-finals of the World Cup and broke Welsh hearts, as, until then, Sam Warburton‘s…

Joel Stransky of South Africa scores the winning drop goal during the 1995 World Cup final match

Joel Stransky backs HITZ and the Springboks

Joel Stransky knows a thing or two about winning the Rugby World Cup and the former South Africa fly-half believes Wales’ quest to do exactly that will end this weekend

Back in the groove: Fourie du Preez sets up an attack against Samoa. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fourie du Preez – the comeback king

Of course, the fact that du Preez has the talent to play in the latter stages of a World Cup is not in question – he won the thing in…

Alafoti Faosiliva of Samoa is tackled by Finn Russell and Ross Ford during Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Samoa and Scotland

Ban? No ban? Ask again later

Are World Rugby using Magic 8 Balls to decide on ban lengths? We just want a bit of consistency