Six World Cups and only one victor from the northern hemisphere – England’s nail-biting defeat of Australia in 2003 bringing ‘Bill’ to Europe for the first, and to date only,…

shane williams wales

Shane Williams could be in contention for selection for the Rugby World Cup Round 4 Pool D clash with Fiji at the Waikato Stadium on Sunday and fellow injury victims…

Georgia 25 Romania 9

Mamuka Gorgodze became Georgia’s record try-scorer as the Lelos beat Romania 25-9 in their Pool B match at Arena Manawatu. Gorgodze crashed over in the 56th minute for his 19th…

Japan 23 Canada 23

Canada and Japan played out only the third draw in the history of the Rugby World Cup, finishing 23-23 at McLean Park on Tuesday. The two teams also drew in…

Italy get bonus point win – Italy 27 USA 10

First-half tries from Sergio Parisse, Luciano Orquera and Martin Castrogiovanni propelled Italy on their way to a 27-10 victory in their Pool C match with USA at Trafalgar Park on…

Here’s to the Kiwis staging a spectacular show-stopper. May they make it a magnificent seventh World Cup – the richest and most rewarding of festivals so far, a gathering of…

Wallabies No 8 Wycliff Palu is returning to Australia. The 29 year-old limped out of his 38th Test match last weekend in Wellington after suffering the reoccurrence of a hamstring…

With three wins from three, Ireland are now 8/11 with Ladbrokes to go further than ever before and reach the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup.  As they head into…