Rugby World Cup 2015

Jonah Lomu try v England

Jonah Lomu try v England

Dave Attwood, the Bath and England lock, wasn’t one for sports idols as a kid. “The only memory I have of watching rugby as a boy,” he says, “is watching Jonah…

Warren Gatland’s Wales v South Africa verdict

Warren Gatland’s Wales v South Africa verdict

Having pushed South Africa hard in their last three encounters, Wales coach Warren Gatland (NZL) believes his side have the credentials to succeed in their opening Pool D game against…

Spectacular World Cup opening ceremony

Spectacular World Cup opening ceremony

Tournament Organisers for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) today unveiled some key elements of the Opening Ceremony which will kick-off the seventh Rugby World Cup at 7.30pm (NZT or…

What’s hot and what’s not in rugby

What’s hot and what’s not in rugby

By Rugby World Reader Larissa Falls Hot: Warm-Up Matches… Care’s sportsmanship, Tuilagi’s talent, Warburton’s work rate and North’s try scoring tally. Tindall becoming England’s equal most capped centre, sold out…

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New Zealand lose two for opening games

New Zealand No 8 Kieran Read will miss the opening weeks of Rugby World Cup 2011 while fellow loose forward Adam Thomson is likely to be unavailable for the opening…

Antartica to get World Cup on TV!

Antartica to get World Cup on TV!

All 48 matches of Rugby World Cup 2011 will be available live on television to fans in Antarctica, Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced. The remote Scott Base has…

A World Cup song for Ireland

A World Cup song for Ireland

Four Irish fans have brought our a single to support their team in New Zealand. One of the band members Mark Fraser explains: “For the first time ever an Irish…

Mount Ruapehu near Ohakune on New Zealands' North Island

Take care in New Zealand

Rugby fans are being warned to take extra care on the roads during the Rugby World Cup as statistics show New Zealand has more than twice the number of road…