Tag Archive: 2015 Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals: Springboks too strong for Wales

| 17.10.2015

Steph Mallinson | October 15, 2015 South Africa v Wales Rugby World Cup 2015 quarter-final Saturday, October 17th Kick-off: 16:00 BST Twickenham Stadium, London Live on ITV History makes South Africa strong favourites Wales may have beaten Rugby World Cup quarter-final opponents South Africa the last time these teams met,... View Article

Rugby World Cup quarter-finals: New Zealand to batter France

| 17.10.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | October 15, 2015 New Zealand v France Rugby World Cup 2015 quarter-final Saturday, October 17th Kick-off: 20:00 BST Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Live on ITV All Blacks worthy favourites to reach semis New Zealand have won eight of their nine matches with France since being beaten... View Article

O’Connell retirement a bitter blow to Irish hopes at Rugby World Cup

| 14.10.2015

Irish eyes are not smiling today, with the news that skipper Paul O’Connell has seen his international career end with being carried off against France in the Rugby World Cup Pool D decider on Sunday. Three-time Six Nations winner and lock O’Connell, 35, has been a mainstay of Ireland’s team... View Article

Rugby World Cup quarters are tough tests for surviving Home Nations

| 13.10.2015

We now know the quarter-final line-up for the Rugby World Cup, which doesn’t contain host nation England but three of the remaining British Isles sides have all advanced. Reigning champions New Zealand remain the ones to beat with Coral as firm 5/4 favourites to retain the title, and the All... View Article

Rugby World Cup: Scotland survive Samoa struggle to reach quarters

| 11.10.2015

Scotland booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals by the skin of their teeth, with scrum half and kicker Greig Laidlaw starring once again in a less than convincing 36-33 win at St James’ Park. A personal best haul of 26 points from Scots skipper... View Article

Rugby World Cup: Argentina, Italy and Japan firm favourites on Sunday

| 11.10.2015

Coral rugby writers look at the rest of the action from the final day of the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Argentina v Namibia With the Pumas’ place alongside Pool C winners and tournament favourites New Zealand already assured, their second string tackles African minnows Namibia for the third time at... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool A: England play Uruguay with point to prove

| 10.10.2015

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, host nation England are out of their own Rugby World Cup after falling to Australia. Wounded national pride is likely to get a much-needed salve, however, when Stuart Lancaster’s side take on part-timers Uruguay in their meaningless... View Article

Rugby World Cup Pool B: Scots should have just enough to beat Samoa

| 10.10.2015

Scotland lost their last encounter with Pacific Islands nation Samoa, but are firm odds-on 1/4 favourites with Coral to put that right and ensure they qualify for the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals before Japan play the USA in Pool B’s final fixture. If Vern Cotter’s team earn victory at St... View Article