Tag Archive: 2015 Rugby World Cup

Home nations set for final World Cup warm-up games

| 05.09.2015

The final preparations are being made ahead of the Rugby World Cup in England, and the home nations are putting the finishing touches to their game plans this weekend. England host Ireland, Wales welcome Italy and France clash with Scotland in Paris. England v Ireland Stuart Lancaster’s men will want... View Article

Scotland seek Six Nations redemption in Italy World Cup warm-up

| 22.08.2015

Nine of the 23 meetings between Six Nations also-rans Italy and Scotland have been settled by a margin of one to five points, including each of the last three encounters. Two of those, but most significantly the last one held in mainland Europe, were Scottish victories, albeit under different management.... View Article

Can England emulate 2003 triumph on home soil at Rugby World Cup?

| 12.08.2015

England have home advantage as host nation of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and playing in front of their own fans cannot be underestimated. Coral make Stuart Lancaster’s side 7/2 second-favourites to go all the way. Over two million tickets have already been sold for this tournament, and 650k applications... View Article

Five key players to Wales’ Rugby World Cup chances

| 30.07.2015

Wales, 14/1 with Coral to win the Rugby World Cup, need all their players at the top of their game to be sure of coming through a tough Pool A with Australia and Six Nations rivals England to contend with. But out of a 47-man strong training squad, just who... View Article