Posts in Rugby World Cup

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sensational Fijian Leone Nakarawa's Rugby World Cup 2015 Highlights

Fiji may not have pulled up as many trees as they would have liked during the recent Rugby World Cup, but their exciting off-the-cuff style of play would have been less so if it wasn't for one man: second rower Leone Nakarawa. MORE »

Friday, November 06, 2015

Dan Carter converts final kick of Test career with his wrong foot

Dan Carter has kicked his final kick in Test rugby, and it was with the wrong foot. The leading points scorer in the history of the game bid farewell to international rugby with another stunning performance in the World Cup Final, ending his career on a high. MORE »

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

World Rugby Awards recap to honour Dan Carter, Japan, the Best Try and more

The World Rugby Awards took place on Sunday evening following a thrilling culmination to the 2015 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand scooped a lot of the big awards, while Wallabies coach Michael Cheika claimed Coach of the Year, and Japan were selected as having scored the best try of the tournament. Here we look at all the awards. MORE »

Monday, November 02, 2015

Sonny Bill Williams gives World Cup winners medal away to young fan, but gets given another one

Having won the Rugby World Cup for a second time in succession, midfield star Sonny Bill Williams did something that those watching on could hardly believe. After a young fan took to the field and was tackled by security, SBW then escorted him off, and gave him his winners medal. MORE »

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Highlights and celebrations as All Blacks win successive Rugby World Cup titles

The All Blacks did what nobody before them has ever managed to do as they beat the Wallabies to go back to back and retain the Rugby World Cup. Their 34-17 victory takes them to three title wins, ahead of South Africa and Australia who remain on two. MORE »

Friday, October 30, 2015

Springboks ease to win over Argentina to claim Third place in Rugby World Cup 2015

Bryan Habana was unable to beat the world record for most tries ever in Rugby World Cup history, that he holds with Jonah Lomu, but played a part in South Africa's 24-13 victory over Argentina at the Olympic Stadium on Friday night. MORE »

Friday, October 30, 2015

A Cup Full of Baggage - The RWC Final from a Kiwi perspective

Four years ago we heard from lifelong New Zealand fan, Antony O'Sullivan, as he and an expectant nation prepared for the the 2011 RWC knockout stages. Now, with a first ever away win for the All Blacks a possibility, we hear from the 'simian' Kiwi again. MORE »

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Wallabies team fields just one change to starting XV for Rugby World Cup Final

Wallabies team named for Rugby World Cup 2015 Final Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has announced his team for the Rugby World Cup 2015 Final against New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday (Sunday 3am AEDT). Scott Sio will return to the starting XV having overcome MORE »

Thursday, October 29, 2015

New Zealand team unchanged for Rugby World Cup Final vs Australia

New Zealand have named their team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham on Saturday. The team is exactly the same as the one that beat the Springboks 20-18 in the Semi Final last weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A look at some of the Best Moments from Rugby World Cup 2015

This year's Rugby World Cup has been full of some quite unforgettable drama, surprises and disappointment. And as the competition nears its end this Saturday, Sky Sport New Zealand has taken their chance to reflect on some of the stand-out moments from the past six weeks. MORE »

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Most Memorable Tries of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

With just two matches left in the World Cup, Sky Sport NZ have put together this great compilation of some of the very best and most memorable tries scored at this year's tournament. MORE »

Monday, October 26, 2015

Nigel Owens picked to referee the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of this year's Rugby World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham this coming Saturday. MORE »

Monday, October 26, 2015

AUDIO: Post Match Press Conference reactions from All Blacks and Springboks

Full audio from the post match press conferences following the All Blacks 20-18 victory over the Springboks. Steve Hansen and Richie McCaw of the All Blacks, and then Heyneke Meyer and Schalk Burger for the Springboks. MORE »

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Wallabies remain unbeaten to reach Rugby World Cup 2015 Final with win over Argentina

The Wallabies got their Rugby World Cup Semifinal against Argentina off to a dream start as lock Rob Simmons scored the fastest try of this year's tournament, an intercept, coming within a minute and eight seconds of kickoff. MORE »

Sunday, October 25, 2015

All Blacks through to another World Cup Final after tense battle with the Springboks

The defending champions are through to their fourth Rugby World Cup final after holding off South Africa in another epic battle between the two sides. New Zealand scored two tries to win 20-18, despite the Boks pushing them all the way at a rainswept Twickenham stadium. MORE »

Friday, October 23, 2015

Stars David Pocock and Israel Folau return for Wallabies RWC Semifinal vs Argentina

The Wallabies are boosted by the return of David Pocock and Israel Folau for their Rugby World Cup Semi Final showdown with Argentina at Twickenham on Sunday. They have both been declared fully fit after Friday's training session, and will take their place in the starting XV. MORE »

Friday, October 23, 2015

AUDIO: Hear from coaches and players ahead of Rugby World Cup Semifinals

Ahead of this weekend's big Rugby World Cup semifinals, below is a chance for you to catch up on the latest press conferences featuring three of the four teams that will be taking part. MORE »

Thursday, October 22, 2015

All Blacks make just one change to team to face Springboks in RWC Semi-Final

The All Blacks have made just one change for the Rugby World Cup semifinal against the Springboks at Twickenham on Saturday. Prop Joe Moody comes in to the starting XV for injured Wyatt Crockett, who is out with a hamstring injury, as Ben Franks takes up a place on the bench. MORE »

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Springboks name unchanged starting XV to face All Blacks in RWC semi-final

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Wednesday named an unchanged starting XV to face New Zealand in the first Rugby World Cup semi-final, on Saturday at Twickenham in London.The only change to the match-day squad is at replacement lock, where Victor Matfield has overcome his hamstring injury MORE »

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

RWC Daily: Habana's 15 tries and a Semi Final preview

As the controversy surrounding Sunday's final Rugby World Cup quarter final between Australia and Scotland has thankfully died down, attentions are now appropriately turned towards the last four encounters this weekend. MORE »

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