New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has vigorously defended All Blacks captain Richie McCaw after video footage emerged of him apparently striking South Africa flanker Francois Louw during Saturday's World Cup semi-final at Twickenham.
Georgia alongside Japan won our hearts. Out the blocks quickly; Georgia beat Tonga, frustrated giants New Zealand, Argentina and ground out a scrappy win over Namibia which allowed them to secure third
New Zealand centre Conrad Smith has described World Cup semi-final opponents South Africa as the All Blacks' "ultimate rival” ahead of the two southern hemisphere sides’ clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
Will Greenwood has questioned Sir Clive Woodward’s absence from the panel constructed to investigate England's disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign and fears a repeat of the mistakes made during previous RFU reviews.