Monday, September 21, 2015

Tim Nanai-Williams and Samoa get the better of the USA in Brighton

Samoa got their Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign off to a comfortable enough start with a 25-15 victory over the USA in Brighton. The United States scored one of the tries of the weekend, but ill-discpline prevented them from really challenging the Pacific Islanders. MORE »

Wales off to a winning start but sweat over fresh injuries

Wales kicked off their Rugby World Cup campaign with a convincing, but far from perfect 54-9 victory over Uruguay at the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff. The injuries situation is getting more than worrying however, with yet another player now ruled out of the tournament. MORE »

Ireland ease to comfortable RWC 2015 win over Canada in Cardiff

Ireland impressed their travelling fans with a 50-7 victory over Canada at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. The Six Nations champions scored seven tries in total, claiming the four-try bonus point witin the first 36 minutes of the match. MORE »

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Highlights and celebrations from Japan's famous win over South Africa

Just when it seemed that Georgia beating Tonga was the upset of the day, Saturday's 34-32 victory by Japan over two-time World Champions South Africa will go down as one of the greatest sporting upsets of all time. Catch up on the highlights, celebrations and more now. MORE »

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Japan edge South Africa at the death in huge Rugby World Cup upset

Japan have beaten South Africa 34-32 in Brighton after scoring a try over three minutes into added time, in what was one of the biggest upsets ever in Rugby World Cup history. It was the first time the two sides had met, and Japan, coached by mastermind Eddie Jones, were outstanding. MORE »

Georgia upset Tonga with famous Rugby World Cup victory at Kingsholm

Led by man-mountain Mamuka Gorgodze, Georgia upset Tonga in the opening match on day two of RWC 2015. In a hard-fought and at times scrappy match, the Georgians got the better of the Pacific Islanders, scoring two tries to win 17-10 at Kingsholm. MORE »

Friday, September 18, 2015

England finish strongly to pick up bonus point win over Fiji in RWC 2015 opener

England were not as convincing as they would have hoped to be in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham earlier tonight, but they got the crucial bonus point victory they needed, beating Fiji comfortably 35-11 in front of 80 000 fans. MORE »

Wellington Prop Reggie Goodes steamrolls a back after impressive run

Otago came from behind to stun Wellington 37-36 in a classic ITM Cup match at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington yesterday. With time just about up, Otago were trailing by six points, but ran half the field for Matt Faddess to score a converted try, and steal the victory. MORE »

Rugby World Cup Daily - Opening Day as England and Fiji go head to head

The big day is finally here, as tonight we get to watch the opening match of Rugby World Cup 2015. It's England vs Fiji, a fascinating match up in which the visitors will look to spring an upset. In today's RWC Daily we get to see the team sheets, and hear from both camps. MORE »

Earn Your Armour - Drew Mitchell lays down the challenge

Are you the next rugby great? You can win some great prizes when submitting video responses to the challenges laid down by top rugby professionals. Drew Mitchell, James Haskell and Jamie Roberts have already released theirs. MORE »

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Earn Your Armour - James Haskell lays down the challenge

Are you the next rugby great? Under Armour are offering some incredible prizes to those players that can submit great videos in response to the challenges laid down by top rugby professionals. James Haskell, Jordi Murphy and Jamie Roberts have already released theirs. MORE »

Join our Superbru Fantasy League and Match Predictor games

For this year's Rugby World Cup we're running TWO picking games with Superbru - both the traditional match Predictor, and then a Fantasy League too. You can enter both, just for fun and to take on friends, colleagues and thousands of other rugby fans for free. MORE »

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Top 10 Tries in Rugby World Cup History

ITV, the host broadcaster for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in the UK, has put together this video featuring ten of the best ever tries scored at the tournament. While you've no doubt seen them all before, it's a great collection and should get you in the mood for kickoff on Friday. MORE »

WIN an official Rugby World Cup 2015 Match Ball

We're giving away three official Rugby World Cup 2015 balls, in conjunction with our friends at Lockerdome. To enter all you need to do is hit ENTER above and then use one of the offered methods to stand a chance of winning. Good Luck! MORE »

Rugby World Cup Daily - Episode 3 - England welcome and classic USA try

In this third edition of RWC Daily we see England's welcoming ceremony, with a welcome from RFU President and former winner himself, Jason Leonard. There is also a look at the team to take on Fiji in the opening game, and we see the Springboks and USA Eagles arrive too. MORE »