Saturday, November 21, 2015
Outspoken Australian Eddie Jones has already masterminded the biggest shock in Rugby World Cup history and now he has taken on a monumental task in trying to revive England.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Jonah Lomu, who bulldozed opponents with his size and blistering speed only to be felled by a kidney illness that extinguished his meteoric All Blacks career, died suddenly at his home in Auckland. He was 40.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
The All Blacks returned home to a frenzy of hakas and hysteria on Wednesday, with even the players stunned as 50,000 fans packed central Auckland to celebrate their Rugby World Cup triumph.
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.