Thumbs up? Should Wales be happy with their win? (Photo: Getty Images)

Five things we learnt: Wales v Uruguay

When is a job done satisfactorily? The difficulty with completing any job is that some people are never fully satisfied. Whether it’s a painter, gardener or rugby writer someone will…

Sam Burgess in action against Fiji

Sam Burgess: I’m ready to start against Wales

Sam Burgess drew praise for his substitute appearance for England against Fiji on Friday night and the former Rugby League man insists he’s ready to play from the start against…


World Cup 2015: New Zealand 26-16 Argentina

New Zealand came through in the second half of this hugely enjoyable contest as a spirited Argentina ran out of steam just as the Kiwi substitutes changed the momentum of the…


World Cup Highlights: Ireland 50-7 Canada

Ireland opened their World Cup campaign with a hefty bonus-point win over Canada at the Millennium Stadium – here are the official World Cup highlights of the match. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.…


World Cup Highlights: Tonga 10-17 Georgia

Georgia grabbed an emotional win against Tonga in their Rugby World Cup opener at Kingsholm – here are the official World Cup highlights of the match. For the latest Rugby World subscription…

Highs and lows: Cory Allen delighted the fans with a hat-trick but suffered an injury. (Photo Getty Images)

World Cup 2015: Wales 54-9 Uruguay

Wales avoided a first-day upset, running in eight tries to beat Uruguay at a canter. Four first-half tries – three by Cory Allen – set the scene and after the…