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November 2015


The World Cup is in full swing and the latest issue of Rugby World takes you inside the tournament. There are exclusive interviews with big names like Aaron Smith, Israel Folau, Jonny Wilkinson, Conor Murray, Tendai Mtawarira and Juan Martin Hernandez as well as behind-the-scenes photos from RWC 2015.

On top of all that, we take an in-depth look at what it takes to win a World Cup, report on the RFU’s legacy plans and analyse the pros and cons of professionalism.

Here’s a full list of contents – find out where to buy your copy here or get our free magazine finder app here. Plus, you can download the digital edition here.


The rise of the underdogs at RWC 2015, 30 minutes with Ireland’s Conor Murray, World Cup predictions, wheelchair rugby, the return of the Aviva Premiership and more

Conor Murray

Heads up: Conor Murray talks jokers, mess and Eva Mendes. Photo: Inpho


Stephen Moore – The Australia captain talks the World Cup and the Barbarians

The Secret Player – Our former professional on what life is like in a national camp

Steve Tew – The New Zealand CEO on building a World Cup legacy


Aaron Smith – The All Blacks scrum-half explains what pushes him on

Damien Chouly – The Clermont back-row is relishing a lengthy spell with France

Tevita Kuridrani – The Australia centre reveals what makes him tick

Juan Martin Hernandez – The Argentina playmaker talks Wembley and World Cups


Tom Youngs – The England hooker on farming, family and physicality

Ireland’s World Cup journey – The ups and downs told in players’ own words

Scotland – The tale of two centres, Mark Bennett and Robbie Fergusson

Robbie Fergusson and Mark Bennett

It’s good to talk: Robbie Fergusson and Mark Bennett open up in Rugby World. Photo: Robert Perry

Justin Tipuric – Why the Wales flanker is still striving to find the perfect balance to his game

How to win a World Cup – The 12 boxes that need to be ticked if a team is to lift the Webb Ellis trophy, as explained by players and coaches who have been crowned world champions

Behind the scenes – Fantastic photos showing what’s been going on off the field at RWC 2015

Israel Folau – What’s made the Australia full-back faster?

Stephen Jones – How the RFU are building a long-lasting legacy from the World Cup

Jonny Wilkinson – Matt Hampson interviews the former England fly-half and finds out what the future holds for him

Pro v Amateur – The best and worst things about professionalism


Pro Insight – Namibia’s Jacques Burger gives his top defence tips

Nutrition – How to refuel in a rush

Fitness – Exercises to help you offload like Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams

Handy: Sonny Bill Williams offloads against Georgia. Photo: Getty Images

Pro Playbook – Two ways to attack from a scrum

Mini rugby – Play overload touch and learn how to throw into a lineout


Club Focus – It’s back! A round-up of news from the club game, plus we launch a new sevens section, which this month features Australia’s Ed Jenkins

Essentials – Book reviews and new products on the market

Uncovered – South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira talks through his life and times

Tour Tale – An interesting tale from an U17 club tour to Amsterdam

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