Rugby World Cup quarterfinal: England Line Up and Ratings

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A hugely exciting weekend of Rugby World Cup quarterfinal action starts with England v Australia on Saturday morning. The team’s selection, and the England line up are critical to the hopes of the national side. Charlie Inglefield previews the two confirmed line-ups to see who has a slight advantage – starting with England. England Line […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup quarterfinals MVP – 8 most important players

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With the knockout stages looming large on the horizon, we take a look at the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals MVP players from each of the eight teams. Names who could prove pivotal to their nations reaching the semifinals.  Australia: David Pocock Pocock, in his final World Cup, needs to give the performance of his life […] READ MORE



Could All Blacks management be nervous #NZLvIRE

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The common assumption with rugby followers is that New Zealand rugby teams are never intimidated. Never concerned to the point of second-guessing their preparation. Yet, due to meet Ireland, and without good build-up in their World Cup preparations, could the All Blacks management be nervous? Possibly nervous is not the word. Apprehensive, and in two […] READ MORE


South Africa excited yet scared to face hosts Japan

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After an amazing run in the pool games, South Africa is feeling excited and at the same time scared to be facing Japan in the quarter finals against a strong Japan team at their own back yard. Speaking at a media conference in Tokyo earlier today, coach Rassie Erasmus said it wasn’t a big surprise. […] READ MORE



How Ireland quarter final curse can be avoided

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After all the drama of Typhoon Hagibis, the fate of Ireland, Scotland and Japan was thankfully decided on the pitch. The end result is an Ireland quarter final clash against New Zealand, a fixture many thought could be the final. The men in Green have famously never progressed beyond this stage in any World Cup. […] READ MORE