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…

Brad Barritt

Can Brad Barritt add an extra dimension?

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

Letter from South Africa – September

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

Graham Henry explains the 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…

All to play for: Wales v England should be as explosive as ever

World Cup watch: Praise be to the pools!

Just a week to wait, then. We’re into kid-at-Christmas territory; it’s time to stock the house with reachable snacks, to clear the decks on your television’s record function, and to…

Sam Burgess

England’s bench options for Fiji

By Adam Hathaway Stuart Lancaster has made some hard calls in the last few weeks as he has whittled his squad down from 50 to 39 then to 31 for…