Tag Archive: 2015 Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup: Ashley-Cooper hat-trick takes Aussies into final

| 26.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 25, 2015 Argentina 15-29 Australia Converted tries in opening 10 minutes from Simmons and Ashley-Cooper put Aussies in command Lavanini sin-binned as Argentina lose Imhoff and Creevy then Hernandez to injury Ashley-Cooper goes over again so Wallabies have 19-9 half-time lead Sanchez spotless with... View Article

Rugby World Cup: Folau return boosts Australia for Pumas semi

| 25.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 24, 2015 Argentina v Australia Rugby World Cup semi-final Sunday, October 25th Kick-off: 16:00 GMT Twickenham Stadium, London Live on ITV Pumas play Aussies for final spot Since Rugby World Cup semi-final opponents Argentina entered the Tri Nations to form the Southern Hemisphere Championship... View Article

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks edge Springboks to make final

| 25.10.2015

Steph Mallinson | October 24, 2015 South Africa 18-20 New Zealand Kaino goes from All Blacks hero with opening try to villain with sin-binning Four Pollard penalties give Springboks 12-7 half-time lead Habana also spends 10 minutes off the field New Zealand replacement Bennett crosses and Carter kicks seal victory... View Article

Rugby World Cup semis: All Blacks stronger than Springboks

| 24.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 23, 2015 South Africa v New Zealand Rugby World Cup semi-final Saturday, October 24th Kick-off: 16:00 BST Twickenham Stadium, London Live on ITV Southern Hemisphere heavyweights face off Rugby World Cup favourites New Zealand have dominated recent head-to-heads against semi-final foes South Africa, winning... View Article

How Southern Hemisphere fab four made Rugby World Cup semis

| 20.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 18, 2015 For the first time in Rugby World Cup history, there is no Six Nations presence in the semi-finals after Celtic trio Wales, Ireland and Scotland, plus France, all fell to Southern Hemisphere sides in the quarters. Coral rugby writers ponder how this... View Article

Rugby World Cup: Wallabies slip past Scotland by single point

| 19.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 18, 2015 Australia 35-34 Scotland Ashley-Cooper crosses for opener and Horne cancels it out Laidlaw kicking gave Scots half-time advantage, yet in-form Foley struggles in first 40 Two tries from Mitchell leads Wallabies revival Seymour sets up grandstand finish, Kuridrani and Hooper also on... View Article

Rugby World Cup: Pumas pounce on injury-hit Irish to reach semis

| 19.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 18, 2015 Ireland 20-40 Argentina Moroni and Imhoff converted tries give Pumas perfect start Sanchez kicking helps Argentina to 0-17 lead after 15 minutes Bowe stretchered off for Ireland, but replacement Fitzgerald crosses and sets up Murphy Madigan conversions bring Schmidt’s side back into... View Article

Rugby World Cup: South Africa make semis after tough Wales test

| 18.10.2015

Steph Mallinson | October 17, 2015 South Africa 23-19 Wales Rugby World Cup 2015 quarter-final Saturday, October 17th Twickenham Stadium, London South Africa to play New Zealand in semis Wales pushed with everything they had but fall short in the final moments Coming into this game, it was expected to... View Article

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals: Argentina to overcome injury-hit Irish

| 18.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 16, 2015 Ireland v Argentina Rugby World Cup quarter-final Sunday, October 18th Kick-off: 13:00 BST Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Live on ITV Irish missing four first-teamers Argentina have won two of their three Rugby World Cup meetings with current Six Nations champions Ireland, and look... View Article

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals: Awesome Australia to smash Scots

| 18.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 16, 2015 Australia v Scotland Rugby World Cup quarter-final Sunday, October 18th Kick-off: 16:00 BST Twickenham Stadium, London Live on ITV Another slow start shall see Scots slaughtered Should Scotland struggle to get out of the blocks once again in their Rugby World Cup... View Article