Rugby World Cup 2015

20 teams confirmed for 2015 World Cup

20 teams confirmed for 2015 World Cup

Delivering a Rugby World Cup 2015 tournament format and window that continues to maximise the growth and prosperity of the global game was the focus for delegates attending an IRB…

Referees named for World Cup semi-finals

Referees named for World Cup semi-finals

The International Rugby Board has announced the Match Officials for the Rugby World Cup 2011 semi-finals. Ireland’s Alain Rolland, referee of the RWC 2007 final, will take charge of Wales…

World Cup Quotes of the Day – Mon 10 October

World Cup Quotes of the Day – Mon 10 October

“It’s the first occasion we’ve played them in a semi-final of the World Cup at Eden Park, so there’s no history.” – Australia coach Robbie Deans dismisses any notion the…

Manu Tuilagi detained by police……and fined

Manu Tuilagi detained by police……and fined

MANUSAMOA TUILAGI has been disciplined and fined £3,000 following his actions in Auckland Harbour on Sunday afternoon. Tuilagi, who jumped into the water from a ferry in Auckland Harbour on…

James Horwill scores

South Africa 9 Australia 11 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor in Wellington ANOTHER WORLD CUP quarter-final, another edge-of-your-seat affair. This contest was in the balance right until the end as South Africa pushed…

Australia 11 South Africa 9

Australia 11 South Africa 9

Australia withstood tremendous pressure from South Africa to edge the quarter-final against the Springboks 11-9 in Wellington. James O’Connor kept his nerve to kick the winning points in the 71st…

USA Captain Todd Clever led from the front

Lawrence Dallaglios’ World Cup verdict

I really enjoyed the pool stage of the World Cup, despite a few early alarm calls! If I’d been watching as a fan I’d have dipped in and out of…