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The World Cup quarter-finals are about to kick off so where better to get the inside track on the Rugby World Cup than from the world’s best-selling rugby magazine, Rugby World, which takes you right to the hear of the action in New Zealand. This month’s issue is a homage to all things World Cup, bringing you features, news and reviews from all the stars making the headlines. We hope you enjoy it!


The Front Row…

Jake White on how to win a World Cup

The 2011 World Cup bearded wonders,

Hotshots – Our pick this month is Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs) and Tom Brown (Edinburgh)

Michael Lynagh talks balls! World Cup balls that is…

Paul Wallace relives the greatest result in Ireland’s history

Laurence Dallaglio – England’s World Cup form gives Lol cause for concern

Sean Fitzpatrick – The Kiwi legend says the All Blacks are right on the money


Louis Deacon – England’s one-club man is becoming his country’s unsung hero in the engine room, says Paul Morgan

Steven Ferris – The hard-hitting Ireland flanker produced the highlight of the Aussie victory. Duncan Bech reports

Luke Charteris – The World Cup marked a major breakthrough for the Wales lock. Paul Morgan meets him in NZ

Allan Jacobsen – Paul Morgan enjoys a drink with the veteran Scotland loosehead in the Shaky Isles’ last-chance saloon

The Centres…

Jonny Wilkinson – The England star recalls some of the most memorable moments of his career

Brian O’Driscoll – Ireland’s talismanic centre opens up about his hopes and fears for life after rugby

Shane Williams – Tries, tours and entertaining room-mates, the Wales winger shares all the details

Chris Paterson – Scotland’s record-breaking back has more to achieve before hanging up his boots

World Cup A to Z – Players, grounds, headlines and moments that have shaped this great tournament

Stars of 2015 – Been keeping an eye on those youngsters? Here are some you could be seeing in four years…

Las Vegas Sevens – Find out more about rugby’s new star destination, and plan your visit now!

Tech zone – Dan Cottrell on how to make the most of watching the pros

Mini zone – Learn to play fuzzball, and get to grips with the driving maul

Fitness zone – A workout to keep you lean, plus sweat like never before!

Fans on tour – Want to know what it’s really like in New Zealand? Read these fans’ tales from Down Under

The Big Debate – Russia and the USA start a new conflict – over the best way to help smaller nations develop

The Tourist – Bath have big plans and even bigger ambitions, as we find out when we visit the Rec

Ben Cohen – The former England winger is on a mission to stamp out bullying. We find out more

Stephen Jones – The RWC refereeing is making Jonesy hot under the collar. See if you agree with his rant…

World Cup Tales – Dallaglio, Hastings and Co share some of their whackier moments from past tournaments

The Backs…

Club Guide – Our round-up of action from clubs and schools is back! Plus how to enter Team of the Month

Naked Truth – England scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth never thought he’d end up playing rugby

Armchair Zone – The latest books and products on the rugby market

Tour Tale – This night-time fire drill came with a nasty surprise…


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