Rugby World Cup 2015

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…

IRB statement on Sam Warburton red card

IRB statement on Sam Warburton red card

Statement by IRB Referees Manager Paddy O’Brien on Alain Rolland’s ordering off of Wales captain Sam Warburton during the RWC 2011 semi-final at Eden Park on 15 October: ‘Alain Rolland’s decision…

New Zealand 20 Australia 6

New Zealand 20 Australia 6

New Zealand will meet France in the RWC 2011 final after beating Australia in the second semi-final on Sunday 20-6. The All Blacks dominated vast tracts of the semi-final and…

Sam Warburton banned for three weeks

Sam Warburton banned for three weeks

Sam Warburton (WAL) has received a three week suspension after admitting committing a ‘dangerous tip tackle’ contrary to Law 10(4) (j) in the Rugby World Cup 2011 semi-final against France…

France 9 Wales 8 – oh the agony

France 9 Wales 8 – oh the agony

France battled to a place in the final of Rugby World Cup 2011 with a 9-8 win over a brave Wales side, who never recovered from the first-half sending-off of…

Eliota gets six-month suspended ban for Twitter rant

Eliota gets six-month suspended ban for Twitter rant

The Independent Judicial Officer hearing the Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu misconduct case has upheld the charges against the player at a hearing in Auckland, New Zealand, today. His Honour Judge Jeff…