A History of Rugby World Cup
At less than three decades old, Rugby World Cup remains a relative newcomer to the stage of global sport, yet it has wasted no time in establishing itself as one of the biggest and best-loved sporting events on the planet. Having grown with every Tournament, almost four billion viewers tuned in to watch
From 19th Century to Now: A History of Rugby Union
When Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off in England this autumn, it will write the latest chapter in a history of the Game that dates as far back as the early 19th century. What began almost by accident has grown to be one of the most popular sports on the planet. Its history can be summarised in 12 key
The Story of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Ball
Of the many legendary names written in Rugby World Cup history, an unsung gentleman named Mr. Gilbert may be deserving of the most respect.
The Webb Ellis Cup Comes To Wimpole Street
It’s early on a Monday morning, and the weather is far from beautiful. But amid the torrential rain and gales of wind,
Coca-Cola’s London office is gearing up for a very special event. On a red podium, in front of a row of rugby balls, each representing a different country, stands this year’s most sought
Instant Expert #2: The Rules of Rugby Made Simple
We’ve kept everything as light and painless as possible, distilling just the essentials and leaving out the stuff you don’t yet need to know.
Instant Expert #3: From 0 to 4 Billion, Rugby World Cup in Numbers
Rugby World Cup in numbers! Take a look at these fun facts and figures about the Tournament.
Instant Expert #4: The Numbers Game
With 30 men on the field of play, knowing who actually does what and why can get rather confusing. Luckily, the number on each player’s back signifies their position on the field of play. And like over-sized chess pieces on a giant green board, each player performs a specific role to ensure the team
Mike Tindall: How To Win A Rugby World Cup
Mike Tindall is 36 years old and has the face – and most famously the nose – of a battle-hardened warrior. And yet right now, The Warrior is grinning like an excitable child on Christmas morning. The former England centre has just been asked who he thinks will win the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2015,
Emily Scarratt: Blazing A Trail
How does it feel to win a Women's Rugby World Cup? It's a question that’s been asked of a select band of sportsmen and women down the years, those fortunate few who have lifted the Game's greatest prize. But how does it feel to really win a Women's Rugby World Cup? How does it feel to have the ball