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…

Wales v Australia

Wales v Australia – Five things we learnt

It is possible to play well, and lose Rugby is a notoriously complicated game. Yet with laws that sometimes require the use of IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ computer to decode them,…


World Cup 2015: Wales 6-15 Australia

The first-half was cagey with penalties being trades by both sides, before Dan Biggar had his first miss of the tournament late on in the half to leave the Wallabies,…

Wales v Fiji - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Gatland chancing his arm against Australia

Warren Gatland has never been afraid of making big calls and it’s fair to say he’s made a couple for Wales’ crucial Pool A clash with Australia on Saturday. The…

Scott Baldwin

Five things we learnt: Wales v Fiji

Slight scare, but Wales win Wales won, but it wasn’t without a few twitchy moments. Admittedly it was a 15 Certificate type scare and not an 18 Certificate  – but…