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#Rugby World Cup 2015

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Saturday 26 December, 2015

How well do you remember the Rugby World Cup?

Don’t worry, we’ll tell you in due course.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

There were no failed doping tests at this year's Rugby World Cup

World Rugby say they carried out 468 tests on players during the tournament.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Japan in running with heavyweights for World Rugby team award after tournament heroics

Michael Cheika is on the shortlist for the top coach award, meanwhile.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Argentina are not underestimating Australia - De La Fuente

Australia were not at their best in the Rugby World quarter-finals but Argentina remain wary ahead of Sunday.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Agony for Scotland as Australia snatch Twickenham thriller

Scotland were seconds from a World Cup shock.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

'He sees the blueprint for rugby success the same way the rest of us read a menu'

Simon Hick unravels the genius of Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Saturday 10 October, 2015

England end their World Cup campaign by putting 60 points on Uruguay

Ten tries in total for Stuart Lancaster’s side.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

'It's f****** horrible' - Jamie Cudmore says it as it is after agonising defeat

Cudmore was pretty blunt when asked what the mood was like in the Canadian dressing room.

'That belief didn't disappear with the Japan defeat' - Habana proud of how Springboks bounced back

Habana isn’t thinking about breaking the World Cup try record.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Has the World Cup shown that the Six Nations should be expanded? The Georgia coach thinks so

Milton Haig wants wants Georgia to join a ‘Seven Nations’ .

'OK, our execution wasn't great' - Steve Hansen defends All Blacks after unconvincing win

Georgia put it up to the world champions last night.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Finn Russell injury a huge blow for Scotland ahead of crunch Springbok game

Scotland’s Blair Cowan will make his Rugby World Cup bow against South Africa.

Wallabies make 14 changes for England showdown

Michael Cheika has returned to the Wallabies who opened their Rugby World Cup as his side prepare to face England.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Saturday 26 September, 2015

The other ex-Leinster boss at the RWC is confident about the big calls he's made before Uruguay clash

Australia coach Michael Cheika expects his side to maintain their winning Rugby World Cup start against Uruguay despite a raft of changes.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Monday 21 September, 2015

Jubilant Japanese fans force official Rugby World Cup store to close in London

You can hardly blame them, can you?

Cheika's Wallabies go with Hooper-Pocock combo for RWC opener

Will Genia will start Australia’s Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Sunday 20 September, 2015

John Smit: Springboks in a 'dark hole' after Japan defeat

John Smit says South Africa must win the remainder of their Rugby World Cup pool fixtures after a surprise defeat to Japan.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'We let South Africa down with Japan loss'

The Springboks did South Africa a disservice by losing to Japan at the Rugby World Cup, coach Heyneke Meyer has said.

'The greatest win of my career' - Georgia celebrate like they've just won the World Cup

A record-breaking day for the eastern Europeans.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Europe versus USA as Olympics bid heats up, Shaw stays strong and all today's sport

Also, Andy Lee could be in line for a very interesting bout and an Irish youngster makes the grade

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Monday 14 September, 2015

5 times Ireland were given a World Cup scare by minnows

Come at us, Canada.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Friday 11 September, 2015

Can Meyer match the best? Question​s for South Africa heading into the World Cup?

Could the Springboks be the tournament bolters?

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Our writers explain why Jonah Lomu Rugby is still the best rugby video game

Because everyone needs to play video games in work.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'15 years ago today I was on the bare bones of my arse': Big Jim Hamilton calls it a day

Hamilton retires from test rugby after missing out on the World Cup squad.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Monday 31 August, 2015

Open thread: Pick the 31 man squad you want to see go to the World Cup

Put yourself into Joe Schmidt’s shoes

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Sunday 30 August, 2015

South Africa's participation in the Rugby World Cup could be in doubt

A political party are seeking a court order to have them kicked out.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'It's something the players will be very alien to' - Last chance for Welsh outsiders

Neil Jenkins says that there are “numerous” places up for grabs in the Welsh squad.

'It's going to be pretty emotional' - Wales out to spoil O'Connell's farewell

Neil Jenkins says he’ll be glad to see the back of O’Connell wearing green.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Friday 28 August, 2015

Two key Wallabies have penned new contracts to stay in Australia

Good news for the Aussies ahead of the World Cup.

A New Zealand punter has wagered an enormous sum on this year's Rugby World Cup

It’s rare you find an All Black fan this pessimistic.

Leinster lose another for the World Cup after Springboks include Kirchner

Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar is also included in the squad.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Cipriani and Burrell out as Sam Burgess picked in England's World Cup squad

Lancaster has gone for seven players with 10 caps of less.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Monday 24 August, 2015

Italy's most capped player left out of 31-man World Cup squad

Marco Bortolami is a shock omission from their final squad.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

'Mentally tougher' Ireland won't fall into complacency trap -- Rob Kearney

The fullback is adamant the world’s second-ranked side cannot afford to rest on their laurels.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Thursday 13 August, 2015

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

'A great example to any young player' - O'Connell says O'Donnell will bounce back

“He’s a special type of athlete.”

Despite a winless Six Nations Scotland offer Vern Cotter a new deal

Scotland show their faith in Cotter with a new contract

Twickenham trials Hawkeye technology to assist concussion diagnosis

England and France will see the use of the technology for the first time this weekend.

# rugby-world-cup-2015 - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Danny Cipriani back in World Cup contention after being re-bailed

Out-half re-bailed until November following drink-driving arrest

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