All together now: “You can count on me…”
Wednesday 30 September, 2015
The Ulster back is nursing a bruised foot this week.
PSA has also made an interesting selection in his back three that may help counter-act Ireland’s Garryowens.
Guildford is a quiet enclave far removed from the hustle and bustle of London and the World Cup.
Well… We’re about to find out.
Tuesday 29 September, 2015
Here’s our weekly attempt to figure out which French team is going to show up.
Sean Cronin is confident the number 8 will play, and is expecting him to bring out a huge improvement in the Azzurri.
Darren Cave won’t be joining the chorus of criticism for his team-mate and centre rival.
Last night’s MRI showed only a minor strain so he will join Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls in contention for this weekend’s squad.
Monday 28 September, 2015
Zebo’s maternal grandfather died peacefully in Cork University Hospital.
Lancaster will go in against Australia with Wood, Robshaw and Ben Morgan.
At least most of the forwards are okay…
And, of course, more Sonny Bill.
He’s just there so he won’t get fined.
There’s also a man who played his way in before being forced to retire prematurely.
Sunday 27 September, 2015
All of Joe Schmidt’s outside backs are in great form as we reach the business end of the Pool stage.
Scotland have played twice in four days and top Pool B with 10 points from 10.
We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s men wander down Wembley Way.
Michael Cheika’s men turned on the style and scored 11 tries against the South Americans.
Here’s how to blag your way into sounding like an expert.
Jan Serfontein has been called up to replace the luckless skipper.
Saturday 26 September, 2015
It’s not soccer, but it can still require similar skills.
The skipper did well for the ‘Boks.
‘Second born and second place again tonight, Harry boy.’
We went minute-by-minute for the biggest game of the Rugby World Cup so far… and it didn’t disappoint.
The ‘Boks are back after running in six against Samoa.
Kieran Crowley’s side made this a thrilling encounter in Leeds.
Friday 25 September, 2015
Mike Ross will be suped up and ready to prove Heaslip wrong.
Thursday 24 September, 2015
Steve Hansen can forget about calling the fullback up as emergency cover.
The message from Ireland’s camp today? Everyone’s grand, thanks for asking.
Italy are still without Sergio Parisse and they’ll meet a Canada side showing six changes from the loss to Ireland.
Mike Stanley is one of three changes to the side that overcame USA on the opening weekend.
Autumn is coming… and a week, a weekend or even an overnight break could be just the ticket
Awww, would ya look at their happy wee faces!
11 games down and all 20 teams will have played by tonight. Here’s the games you can’t miss this weekend.
Wednesday 23 September, 2015
It took three days for the squad to get over defeat to Japan, but now they insist they can get back on track to top Pool B.
We went minute-by-minute to watch David challenge another giant four days after toppling Goliath.
Tuesday 22 September, 2015
Before Fiji bring the Cibi back to your screens tomorrow, pick your favourite ‘war dance’ in the RWC
Love them or hate them, you can’t ignore these Pacific nations.
Rugby World Cup Fan Zones are just amazing craic.
The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.
Big white men can jump after all.
We’ve got you covered.
Each Tuesday, we go on Bleuwatch to try and figure out which French team is going to show up on 11 October.