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#RWC 2015

# rwc-2015 - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 Richie McCaw bypasses knighthood as he's awarded New Zealand's highest honour Accolade

Richie McCaw bypasses knighthood as he's awarded New Zealand's highest honour

Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith also received awards.

From The42 From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015 Under The Posts

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015

That was quite a year for world rugby.

# rwc-2015 - Monday 28 December, 2015

From The42 'The real battle in Ireland is not RTÉ v TV3' - The changing face of sports coverage in 2015 Channel-hopping

'The real battle in Ireland is not RTÉ v TV3' - The changing face of sports coverage in 2015

TV3′s Tommy Martin looks back on a big year in Ballymount and the ever-shifting media landscape.

# rwc-2015 - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From The42 15 photos that highlight just how tough rugby players were in 2015 Respect

15 photos that highlight just how tough rugby players were in 2015

The amount of Irish players in this gallery directly relates to how the team’s World Cup ended.

# rwc-2015 - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From The42 One of your favourite Japan players from the World Cup was just made a ninja master Brave Blossoms

One of your favourite Japan players from the World Cup was just made a ninja master

Ayumu Goromaruis now even more of a legend.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The42 The man who oversaw Japan's RWC heroics has been named as England's new coach Challenge

The man who oversaw Japan's RWC heroics has been named as England's new coach

The former Australia boss has signed a four-year deal with the side.

# rwc-2015 - Saturday 31 October, 2015

From The42 The story of that brilliant Rugby World Cup final in 13 pictures Picture Perfect

The story of that brilliant Rugby World Cup final in 13 pictures

It was New Zealand’s day in Twickenham.

# rwc-2015 - Thursday 29 October, 2015

From The42 One fan is hoping to raise £30,000 for a paralysed ex-Ivory Coast rugby player Interview

One fan is hoping to raise £30,000 for a paralysed ex-Ivory Coast rugby player

Christopher Ackermann believes the support provided to former Ivory Coast winger Max Brito, since his injury, has been inadequate.

From The42 Munster sign 2 new players on short-term deals Ready To Go

Munster sign 2 new players on short-term deals

A Rugby World Cup player and a former Ulster flanker have signed with the province.

# rwc-2015 - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The42 Citing concern for Richie McCaw ahead of the Rugby World Cup final Black Mark

Citing concern for Richie McCaw ahead of the Rugby World Cup final

The All Blacks skipper faces an anxious 36 hours to see if he will face disciplinary action.

From The42 'Matlock' made a surprise cameo for the last 20 minutes of New Zealand v South Africa Job Swap
From The42 Gangs, drugs & suicide: Former Springbok Ashwin Willemse on still being here The Right Path

Gangs, drugs & suicide: Former Springbok Ashwin Willemse on still being here

Somehow, despite his troubled teenage years, the South African broke free from the chains and lived out his dream.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The42 'I'm certainly not going anywhere' - Joe Schmidt on England job speculation Promise

'I'm certainly not going anywhere' - Joe Schmidt on England job speculation

The Irish coach was a guest on The Late Late Show this evening.

From The42 Niall Quinn on appearing in the photo that 'cursed' the Irish rugby team Infamous

Niall Quinn on appearing in the photo that 'cursed' the Irish rugby team

The former Ireland striker was part of a picture that has gained a degree of notoriety of late

# rwc-2015 - Thursday 22 October, 2015

From The42 All Blacks make just one change for 'live or die' showdown against South Africa New Zealand

All Blacks make just one change for 'live or die' showdown against South Africa

Joe Moody starts in the New Zealand front row on Saturday.

# rwc-2015 - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The42 'He said: listen, I know how you feel... Just have a beer with me' Interview

'He said: listen, I know how you feel... Just have a beer with me'

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer gives an insight into his special relationship with All Blacks boss Steve Hansen.

# rwc-2015 - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll on what went wrong and Ireland's 'two biggest injury losses' Looking Back

Brian O'Driscoll on what went wrong and Ireland's 'two biggest injury losses'

The Ireland legend was not impressed by what he saw on Sunday afternoon.

# rwc-2015 - Monday 19 October, 2015

From The42 In pics: Irish team return to low-key homecoming Disappointment

In pics: Irish team return to low-key homecoming

Joe Schmidt’s side are back in the country following yesterday’s disappointing result.

From The42 World Rugby say official made wrong call at Australia-Scotland climax Clarification

World Rugby say official made wrong call at Australia-Scotland climax

A statement from the organisation released this evening confirmed the mistake.

From The42 'Understudies not quite up to the task' - the international media reaction to Ireland's loss Criticism

'Understudies not quite up to the task' - the international media reaction to Ireland's loss

The Irish team were criticised following their comprehensive loss to Argentina.

# rwc-2015 - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From The42 Two of Argentina's tries made for an absolute masterclass in finishing Outrageous

Two of Argentina's tries made for an absolute masterclass in finishing

Juan Imhoff and Joaquin Tuculet served up two fantastic tries.

From The42 The reactions to Ireland's second try are too painful to watch again No Pumas No Party

Schmidt: 'We were probably a little bit naive. We missed a little bit of that experience'

Over and out as Pumas pummel their way into the Rugby World Cup semis.

From The42 'The gutsiest team you're ever going to see' - Mixed emotions following Ireland's loss Disappointment

'The gutsiest team you're ever going to see' - Mixed emotions following Ireland's loss

Irish fans were a bundle of nerves watching this afternoon’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

From The42 This was the moment when Ireland started to believe again Luuuuuuke

This was the moment when Ireland started to believe again

It’s the hope that kills you.

From The42 This photograph is officially cursed You've Been Framed

This photograph is officially cursed

Ah lads.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Relive the disappointment from Cardiff if you’re brave enough.

From The42 Ian Madigan has absolutely nailed the championship haircut. He means business RIP Madigan's Quiff
From The42 Watch: Everyone is talking about Julian Savea after this stunning performance Video

Watch: Everyone is talking about Julian Savea after this stunning performance

New Zealand secured a comprehensive 62-13 victory over France in last night’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

From The42 Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today ThanksPaulie

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today

What do you think of the idea? We may have helped it along.

# rwc-2015 - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From The42 Wales star expects ambulances for Springboks clash Dr Roberts

Wales star expects ambulances for Springboks clash

‘It’s pretty gruesome, but that is the nature of the game now,’ says Jamie Roberts.

From The42 'It's sad when you sit alone for years in a bedroom, being yourself to nobody but the wall' Out In The Open

'It's sad when you sit alone for years in a bedroom, being yourself to nobody but the wall'

Former Wales and Lions captain Gareth Thomas on opening up, feeling secure and helping others.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 16 October, 2015

From The42 'Failing to convert gilt-edged opportunities is like allowing your opponents to score' Under Pressure

'Failing to convert gilt-edged opportunities is like allowing your opponents to score'

Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at the pressures players will face in the RWC quarter-finals.

# rwc-2015 - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Conlan claims gold, Sexton looking good and all today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave it There So: Conlan claims gold, Sexton looking good and all today's sport

Also, Conor McGregor is coming back to Dublin and South Africa name their starting XV to play Wales.

From The42 'I refuse to let my family tell me what people are saying about me back home' Ready To Go

'I refuse to let my family tell me what people are saying about me back home'

The back is in upbeat form ahead of Ireland’s pivotal clash with Argentina.

# rwc-2015 - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

From The42 One of Argentina's key men will miss the Ireland game because of a one-week ban Pumas

One of Argentina's key men will miss the Ireland game because of a one-week ban

Marcelo Bosch can get the feet up with Seanie this weekend.

# rwc-2015 - Sunday 11 October, 2015

From The42 Sean O'Brien likely to be cited after blatant punch Problems

Sean O'Brien likely to be cited after blatant punch

Replays showed the Irish star punching his opponent off the ball.

From The42 Triple injury blow for Ireland as Sexton, O'Connell and O'Mahony are forced off Huge Blow

Triple injury blow for Ireland as Sexton, O'Connell and O'Mahony are forced off

Joe Schmidt is without some key leaders for the second-half.

From The42 More injury heartache for Wales as Liam Williams is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup Dropping Like Flies

More injury heartache for Wales as Liam Williams is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup

Warren Gatland’s side were beaten by Australia last night & will face South Africa in a quarter-final next weekend.

# rwc-2015 - Friday 9 October, 2015

From The42 Saint-André makes two changes for crunch World Cup clash with Ireland on Sunday Les Bleus

Saint-André makes two changes for crunch World Cup clash with Ireland on Sunday

Louis Picamoles and Noa Nakaitaci both return for the French.

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