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

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

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…

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!

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

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…

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…

England team members to visit Christchurch

England have confirmed they will make a goodwill visit to Christchurch on the eve of the Rugby World Cup. The team were due to play pool matches against Argentina and…