Rugby


Jonah Lomu, dies at 40

By James Nadel   One of the world’s finest rugby union players, largely credited with developing the modern game and making rugby union popular with the masses, favourite son of New Zealand, Jonah Lomu, died unexpectedly overnight at the age of 40. He had arrived back in Auckland from overseas on…



Rugby World Cup | Semi Final | Australia v Argentina

By James Nadel   The game that never seemed to start Australia may have been strong favourites having won the world cup twice before, but Argentina were not going to be a push over, especially given the hard time the wallabies had overcoming Scotland in the quarter finals. Argentina have…


Referee Controversy over Scotland, the northern hemisphere’s Last hope

By James Nadel   And the World Cup becomes the Four Nations The northern hemisphere with their annual Six Nations Rugby Union tournament between; England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy are in an eternally keen rivalry, with the southern hemisphere’s Four Nations tournament between; New Zealand, Australia, South Africa…




Rugby World Cup 2015

Join The International for game highlights throughout the World Cup which kicks off tomorrow evening. World Cup winners from the last generation 1987 New Zealand 1991 Australia 1995 South Africa 1999 Australia 2003 England 2007 South Africa 2011 New Zealand  The Telegraph’s Oliver Pickup runs us through this year’s groups…