New Zealand in Samoa

Rugby Rant: Respect the Islands

New Zealand’s historic trip to Samoa must herald a change in the tour mindset, says RW’s Alan Pearey

England v Fiji

Five things we learnt: England v Fiji

By Adam Hathaway Brad Barritt and Jonathan Joseph still to click We didn’t learn anything about this pair at all. Brad Barritt is reliable but when he makes an error…

Jonny May runs against Ireland in September 2015 (Getty Images)

England v Fiji: Betting guide

England are heavy favourites to beat Fiji in Friday’s opening game of the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham, so simply putting money on the hosts to win may not be…

Dan Cole against Fiji at Twickenham in 2012 (Getty Images)

Key statistics for England v Fiji

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off with the hosts England taking on Fiji – a team the Red Rose has never lost to in five previous encounters. Previous meetings…

England captain Chris Robshaw

Where to watch England v Fiji

After all the build up the Rugby World Cup 2015 is finally here and the hosts, England, face a tough start against a Pacific Islanders Fiji. England have named an…