Rugby World Cup

Australia Accuse England Of Illegal Scrummaging Ahead Of Crunch Clash

England have been accused of getting away with illegal scrummaging over several years – with Joe Marler named as the culprit in chief – by an old Australian rival ahead of Saturday’s crunch Rugby World Cup clash against the Wallabies. The set-piece is traditionally one of England’s main weapons and a significant point of Australian weakness, and will be key …

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Tonga Squad Visit Nando’s 10 Days On The Trot

According to reports, the Tonga squad have visited the same chicken restaurant ten days in a row while some players have been going more than once a day. That’s some commitment to cheekiness. The team is based in Exeter and has apparently been preparing for matches by gorging on Nando’s. They needn’t feel too bad, though, apparently they’re not the …

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England Can No Longer Afford To Continue Ignoring Henry Slade

The time has now come for England to select Henry Slade as their crunch match with the Wallabies approaches this weekend. The Exeter Chiefs man was named in England’s 31-man World Cup squad, but has yet to feature in either of his sides two games to date. This, despite an injury to Jonathan Joseph before the game against Wales, and …

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Which England Players Would Make The Current Wallabies Backline?

We take a look at both sides likely backlines for their crunch clash and debate which England players would make it into the Wallabies side over the opposite number… 15.Israel Folau vs Mike Brown This is a close one given the sublime form of Mike Brown over the last couple of games, however Folau is simply in another class. The …

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