Joe Schmidt

By Mark Coughlan It’s been a World Cup countdown of mixed emotions for Ireland fans. While England headed for Denver, Wales travelled to Qatar and their beloved Poland, and the…

England captain Chris Robshaw

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…

Brad Barritt

By Adam Hathaway Stuart Lancaster and Fijian coach John McKee have finally laid their cards on the table for Friday’s World Cup opener and, after all the hot air and…

A nation expects: The Springboks have touched down in the UK in a low-key fashion

SPRINGBOKS TURN TO VETERANS FOR RWC Coach Heyneke Meyer, as expected, has turned to a core of 2007 World Cup winners for the 2015 campaign. The squad boasted 1297 Test…

Stepping up: The current crop of All Blacks performing the famous haka

It would be a gentle understatement to say that Graham Henry is a deadpan fella. So when the World Cup-winning Kiwi coach tells you that he has gotten emotional watching…