Rugby World Cup 2015

Martin Johnson

Is Lancaster the right man for the job?

I WENT to Stuart Lancaster’s Six Nations debrief last week. He had put together an impressive presentation, complete with PowerPoint display, but what really stood out were the words of…

Gethin Jenkins turns on style to score against Namibia

Gethin Jenkins turns on style to score against Namibia

GETHIN JENKINS, who will join Toulon after Wales’ three-Test tour of Australia this summer, is more renowned for his scrummaging and tackling ability than splitting opposition defences. Against Namibia at…

Dan Lydiate

Wales’ World Cup Review

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park WALES DESERVED to end this World Cup with a win but it wasn’t to be. Neither Australia nor Wales excelled…

Wake up for Wales!

Wake up for Wales!

Wales’ biggest rugby fans can expect another red hot welcome at the Millennium Stadium for the free live screening of Friday’s Rugby World Cup Bronze Final between Wales and Australia.…

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert will take charge of his first Rugby World Cup Final after the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced that the South African has been appointed to the New Zealand…

Thierry Dusautoir will lead France in the final

France prepare for the final in Auckland

The French Rugby squad took the heat off their Rugby World Cup 2011 finals build-up with a relaxed day out in Auckland. The players and management enjoyed a typical Kiwi…

Weepu and Cruden

Australia 6 New Zealand 20 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park SO THE omens of 1987 continue and New Zealand have made it through to the World Cup final after comfortably…

Francois Pienaar’s verdict on South Africa

Francois Pienaar’s verdict on South Africa

As South Africans come to terms with the weekend’s quarter-final loss to Australia, Francois Pienaar, captain of the team that famously won the tournament in 1995, offers a pragmatic view…

Michael Lynagh’s World Cup verdict

Michael Lynagh’s World Cup verdict

I am delighted and I must say a little relieved that Australia have made it to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup. It was a brutal game against South…