Monday, November 2, 2015
Dan Carter bowed out as the king of rugby Saturday when he kicked the All Blacks to a historic 34-17 World Cup victory over Australia at Twickenham.
All Blacks center Sonny Bill Williams gave his World Cup winner's medal to a boy who he said was tackled by a Twickenham security guard after Saturday's final.
Australia coach Michael Cheika said the only way for the rest of international rugby to keep pace with world champions New Zealand was by sheer dogged persistence.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
The two best teams in the tournament. Nos. 1 and 2 in the world. Archrivals. Neighbors. Records at stake.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
England will get a hand on the World Cup after all -- Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, is to present the trophy after Saturday's final between Australia and New Zealand, organizers said.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Welshman Nigel Owens said he was "humbled" to be chosen to referee Saturday's World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia.
Michael Cheika's father was his harshest critic as a rugby player but his courage in leaving Lebanon for a new life in Australia has been an example in hauling the Wallabies to the World Cup final.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
With a resurgent Argentina piling pressure on, an incisive Drew Mitchell moment regained control for Australia and set up a Rugby World Cup final against archrival New Zealand.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
In the capital of rugby-obsessed New Zealand, bars are packed by breakfast time when the All Blacks are playing in the World Cup.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Australia's last gasp win over Scotland on Sunday made it an all Southern Hemisphere semifinal lineup for the first time in Rugby World Cup history.