South Africa hold their nerve to outmuscle Scotland 34-16 to keep their Rugby World Cup hopes alive.
LONDON, UK (OCTOBER 2, 2015)(REUTERS) – Graham Rowntree had a long, but painful association with the Rugby World Cup as a player and on Friday (October 2) reminded the current England side to embrace the occasion when they face Australia in Saturday’s monumental Twickenham clash.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says he couldn’t ask any more of his players as they overcome even more injury problems to beat England 28-25 at Twickenham in their Rugby World Cup Pool A game. England head coach Stuart Lancaster rues his team’s ill-discipline and emphasises the importance of their next match against Australia.
Rugby World Cup organisers hope for a lucrative tournament after Japanese fans empty shelves of merchandise at a London rugby store following their team’s stunning victory over South Africa in the Rugby World Cup
Japan players train ready for match against Scotland on Wednesday (September 23). Coach Eddie Jones says his team want to prove their win against South Africa was no fluke.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, UK – (RUGBY WORLD CUP LIMITED-IMG) – Japan pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history on Saturday, defeating two-time World Cup champions South Africa 34-32 in a ferocious encounter at Brighton Community Stadium.
LONDON, UK (SEPTEMBER 18 2015) (RUGBY WORLD CUP LIMITED) – Hosts England endured an uncomfortable night before overcoming dogged Fiji 35-11 in their Rugby World Cup Pool A opener at Twickenham on Friday (September 18).
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 17, 2015) (REUTERS) – Fiji coach John McKee believes his side have the experience and the ability to upset the odds and qualify from the Rugby World Cup’s ‘Group of Death’.
Profile of Ireland ahead of the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup being hosted by England and Wales.
Profile of Wales ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.