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#Rugby World Cup 2011

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Sunday 9 October, 2011

As it happened: New Zealand v Argentina
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: New Zealand v Argentina

Oct 9th 2011, 8:21 AM 2,623 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand didn’t exactly have it all their own way against Felipe Contepomi and Los Pumas this morning. Read the minute-by-minute report here.

As it happened: South Africa v Australia
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: South Africa v Australia

Oct 9th 2011, 5:59 AM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

If you couldn’t drag yourself out of bed, here’s the minute-by-minute coverage of this morning’s quarter-final between South Africa and Australia.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Today on Twitter: The Curse of Ryle Nugent
# Hoodoo
From The42
# Hoodoo

Today on Twitter: The Curse of Ryle Nugent

Oct 8th 2011, 4:28 PM 2,349 Views 3 Comments

The Head of RTE Sport flew all the way to New Zealand to commentate on the national side’s only loss. Coincidence? Users of the interwebs don’t seem to think so.

Simon Hick's Match Report: The good, the bad and the inexplicable
# Fallout
From The42
# Fallout

Simon Hick's Match Report: The good, the bad and the inexplicable

Oct 8th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,784 Views 2 Comments

A muted coda to the careers of its most talented generation, Ireland’s quarter-final performance against Wales defied explanation.

As it happened: England v France
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: England v France

Oct 8th 2011, 8:18 AM 1,558 Views 3 Comments

Just when you thought you had seen all of the shocks that a Saturday morning could produce, along came England and France. Here’s the minute-by-minute report.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Wales

Oct 8th 2011, 5:36 AM 3,756 Views 55 Comments

We thought it would be a close-run thing; it wasn’t. Here’s our minute-by-minute report of Ireland’s World Cup quarter-final against Wales.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Friday 7 October, 2011

Quarter-final countdown: the view from Wales
# In The Loose
From The42
# In The Loose

Quarter-final countdown: the view from Wales

Oct 7th 2011, 8:35 AM 1,017 Views 0 Comments

Curious about how the Welsh view Irish rugby? Look no further: we’ve found a bona fide, valley-dwelling Welsh person to respond to your queries.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Thursday 6 October, 2011

The Score's alternative team of the World Cup
# Gone Not Forgotten
From The42
# Gone Not Forgotten

The Score's alternative team of the World Cup

Oct 6th 2011, 6:52 PM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

As the Rugby World Cup bids farewell to over half its nations, we pick our stand-outs from the twelve unfortunate squads that have already departed New Zealand.

FAQ: Who'll win in Wellington on Saturday?
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

FAQ: Who'll win in Wellington on Saturday?

Oct 6th 2011, 5:44 PM 809 Views 0 Comments

The talking heads have all come out of the woodwork in advance of Saturday’s showdown. But who are they tipping to prevail?

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Three Welshmen who could end Ireland's World Cup dream
# Red Alert
From The42
# Red Alert

Three Welshmen who could end Ireland's World Cup dream

Oct 5th 2011, 7:50 PM 1,110 Views 0 Comments

Wales’s young and exciting line-up has been making waves at this World Cup. Meet the stars most likely to do some damage against Ireland on Saturday morning.

Warburton is up there with Pocock and McCaw, warns O'Callaghan
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

Warburton is up there with Pocock and McCaw, warns O'Callaghan

Oct 5th 2011, 11:15 AM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

DOC highlights the “massive threat” posed by the Welsh openside ahead of Saturday’s meeting.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Du Plessis backs Ireland to reach World Cup Final
# Predictions
From The42
# Predictions

Du Plessis backs Ireland to reach World Cup Final

Oct 4th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,177 Views 2 Comments

Springboks prop Jannie Du Plessis says he expects Ireland to outstrip their Six Nations rivals at this year’s tournament.

Guscott: England players showing 'a lack of respect'
# England Rugby Team
From The42
# England Rugby Team

Guscott: England players showing 'a lack of respect'

Oct 4th 2011, 2:53 PM 869 Views 0 Comments

The BBC pundit has become the latest in a long line of ex-internationals to express his dismay at the behaviour of Martin Johnson’s squad.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Sunday 2 October, 2011

As it happened: New Zealand v Canada
# All Blacks
From The42
# All Blacks

As it happened: New Zealand v Canada

Oct 2nd 2011, 3:23 AM 733 Views 0 Comments

After enduring a tough week, could the All Blacks serve up some sporting catharsis against Canada?

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Saturday 1 October, 2011

As it happened: France v Tonga
# Allez!
From The42
# Allez!

As it happened: France v Tonga

Oct 1st 2011, 5:37 AM 1,817 Views 0 Comments

Les Bleus needed a point against the Pacific islanders to book a place in the quarter-finals. Could they do it? Find out on our liveblog.

As it happened: Australia v Russia From The42

As it happened: Australia v Russia

Oct 1st 2011, 3:06 AM 1,250 Views 0 Comments

The Tri-Nations champs hoped to appease their critics by giving Russia a jolly good thrashing. Review our liveblog to find out how they got on.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Tuilagi slapped with $10,000 fine for wearing the wrong gumshield?
# Injustice
From The42
# Injustice

Tuilagi slapped with $10,000 fine for wearing the wrong gumshield?

Sep 29th 2011, 2:21 PM 1,172 Views 0 Comments

Samoa’s tackle-shrugging winger has been fined heavily by the IRB for wearing a branded gumshield during Sunday’s World Cup match against Fiji.

Lomu remains in hospital, signs deal with NZ Women's Weekly
# Well Wishes
From The42
# Well Wishes

Lomu remains in hospital, signs deal with NZ Women's Weekly

Sep 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 460 Views 0 Comments

Concerns are growing for the health of the former All Blacks winger, who has granted a New Zealand women’s magazine exclusive access to news of his treatment.

Illegal ball exchange sees England coaches banned
# Shenanigans
From The42
# Shenanigans

Illegal ball exchange sees England coaches banned

Sep 29th 2011, 9:02 AM 1,039 Views 1 Comment

Two members of the England coaching staff have been suspended after allowing Jonny Wilkinson to change the match ball for conversion attempts against Romania.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

As it happened: Italy v USA
# Forza Italia
From The42
# Forza Italia

As it happened: Italy v USA

Sep 27th 2011, 6:58 AM 2,001 Views 2 Comments

Friends close, enemies closer: chart the progress of Ireland’s Pool C rivals with our account of the Azzuri’s clash with Eddie O’Sullivan’s USA.

As it happened: Canada v Japan
# Live
From The42
# Live

As it happened: Canada v Japan

Sep 27th 2011, 4:33 AM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

Two evenly-matched teams slugging it out in pursuit of a guaranteed place in the next Rugby World Cup. What more could you want? (Apart from sleep.)

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Sunday 25 September, 2011

As it happened: Ireland v Russia
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Russia

Sep 25th 2011, 5:53 AM 2,490 Views 6 Comments

Ireland were expected to hammer a tired Russian side in Rotorua this morning. Find out how they got on with a review of our minute-by-minute account.

As it happened: Samoa v Fiji
# Rugby World Cup 2011
From The42
# Rugby World Cup 2011

As it happened: Samoa v Fiji

Sep 25th 2011, 3:33 AM 588 Views 0 Comments

With Pool Stage qualification and Pacific island bragging rights at stake, this Eden Park encounter was never going to be short on physicality.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Friday 23 September, 2011

Kidney dismisses 'scandalous' fake injury accusations
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Kidney dismisses 'scandalous' fake injury accusations

Sep 23rd 2011, 1:29 PM 706 Views 6 Comments

Deccie hits back after former Wallaby Tim Horan accused Ireland of cheating their way to victory.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Fergus McFadden’s World Cup diary: part two
# In Camp
From The42
# In Camp

Fergus McFadden’s World Cup diary: part two

Sep 21st 2011, 11:00 AM 2,436 Views 2 Comments

“I’d say it was some weekend – especially in Dublin where fellas probably kicked on and kept going.” The Ireland centre continues his dispatches from inside the camp.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Campese tells Cooper to put the team first
# Blame Game
From The42
# Blame Game

Campese tells Cooper to put the team first

Sep 20th 2011, 2:24 PM 687 Views 3 Comments

Australia’s maverick fly-half, Quade Cooper, has come in for some stinging criticism from Wallabies World Cup legend David Campese.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Hard Yards: here's what you missed this morning
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Hard Yards: here's what you missed this morning

Sep 18th 2011, 2:07 PM 303 Views 0 Comments

Losing track of all the World Cup action? Get up to speed with our round-up.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Ireland vs. Australia: the view from Down Under
# Schadenfreude
From The42
# Schadenfreude

Ireland vs. Australia: the view from Down Under

Sep 17th 2011, 1:43 PM 2,010 Views 0 Comments

Haven’t had your fill of World Cup glory? Check out our slideshow of the sweet, sweet post-match headlines from Australia and New Zealand.

In photos: Ireland vs. Australia
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

In photos: Ireland vs. Australia

Sep 17th 2011, 12:22 PM 4,455 Views 2 Comments

Have a flick through the best images from Ireland’s historic victory over Australia in Auckland.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Friday 16 September, 2011

Watch: David Wallace, Joe Schmidt and Neil Francis look ahead to Australia match
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Watch: David Wallace, Joe Schmidt and Neil Francis look ahead to Australia match

Sep 16th 2011, 6:26 PM 618 Views 0 Comments

Injured flanker David Wallace is among those who have been sharing their thoughts ahead of Ireland’s crucial match with the Wallabies.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Monday 5 September, 2011

The World Cup according to Ben Kay
# RWC2011
From The42
# RWC2011

The World Cup according to Ben Kay

Sep 5th 2011, 4:37 PM 660 Views 0 Comments

On the day of his unveiling as an RTÉ pundit, The Score sat down with English World Cup-winning second row Ben Kay for a chat about Martin Johnson’s England side, Ireland’s World Cup prospects and Danny Cipriani’s tabloid ambition.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Monday 22 August, 2011

Take 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 4:48 PM 1,705 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Scotland announce 30-man squad for World Cup
# RWC2011
From The42
# RWC2011

Scotland announce 30-man squad for World Cup

Aug 22nd 2011, 1:14 PM 84 Views 0 Comments

Scotland coach Andy Robinson has announced the 30-man squad that will travel to New Zealand in preparation for the Rugby World Cup.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Care enjoys Inbetweeners movie; ruled out of World Cup
# Toe-Snap
From The42
# Toe-Snap

Care enjoys Inbetweeners movie; ruled out of World Cup

Aug 17th 2011, 5:34 PM 344 Views 0 Comments

England scrum-half Danny Care has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after it emerged that the toe injury he sustained against Wales would require at least six weeks to heal.

Giteau's World Cup dream comes to an end
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Giteau's World Cup dream comes to an end

Aug 17th 2011, 2:23 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has yet to declare his World Cup squad selection, but influential fly-half Matt Giteau looks set to be omitted from the line-up.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Friday 5 August, 2011

Only one World Cup question for Ireland to answer, says All Blacks legend
# Talking Heads
From The42
# Talking Heads

Only one World Cup question for Ireland to answer, says All Blacks legend

Aug 5th 2011, 9:57 AM 786 Views 0 Comments

We caught up with one of the game’s great number eights, Zinzan Brooke, to chat about Ireland’s World Cup chances.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Robinson names starting XV for Irish test
# Team-Sheet
From The42
# Team-Sheet

Robinson names starting XV for Irish test

Aug 2nd 2011, 1:53 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

Glasgow’s Johnnie Beattie returns from a shoulder injury to start at number eight.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Thursday 14 July, 2011

O'Gara staying focused despite hurt and hype
# Eyes On The Prize
From The42
# Eyes On The Prize

O'Gara staying focused despite hurt and hype

Jul 14th 2011, 7:37 AM 314 Views 0 Comments

Out-half hopes to return to full training with Ireland this morning after injury scare.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Making the World Cup squad “would mean the world to me” – Cullen
# Pick Me
From The42
# Pick Me

Making the World Cup squad “would mean the world to me” – Cullen

Jul 5th 2011, 8:15 AM 300 Views 3 Comments

After the heartbreak of 2003 and 2007, Leo Cullen is doing everything in his power to get on the plane to New Zealand this autumn.

# rugby-world-cup-2011 - Monday 4 July, 2011

Holidays are over: O'Brien ready for biggest challenge yet
# Summer Days
From The42
# Summer Days

Holidays are over: O'Brien ready for biggest challenge yet

Jul 4th 2011, 5:00 PM 495 Views 1 Comment

Last season might have been good, but next season could be “unreal”, says O’Brien.