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A plumber, teacher and vet win the rugby World Cup!
A plumber, teacher and vet… It reads like the start of a joke but actually it is a list of the day jobs juggled alongside sporting glory by the World Cup-winning England women’s rugby team.
New Zealand win rugby World Cup by one point
After 24 years of hurt, the All Blacks lift the Webb Ellis trophy again – but only after France take it right down to the wire.
Wales finish fourth in Rugby World Cup
Wales finish fourth in the Rugby World Cup after losing to Australia 18-21 in Auckland in a match dominated by injuries and errors.
New Zealand favourites to win rugby world cup
New Zealand are favourites to beat France in the rugby world cup final on Sunday, but the Europeans say they should not be written off.
Agonising defeat for Wales in Rugby World Cup semi-final
Welsh dreams of rugby greatness are dashed as Warren Gatland’s men narrowly miss out on reaching the World Cup final in a thrilling match against France.
Home nations try for places in Rugby World Cup semis
England, Ireland and Wales will run out to make their bids to reach the semi-finals of the rugby union world cup in New Zealand.
Six reasons why Wilkinson is England’s greatest rugby player
Jonny Wilkinson, England’s hero of the 2003 World Cup, is due to retire from the game for good. We all know he was a bit special – but why?
England drops the ball on the world stage
After a week of sporting disappointments, sports reporter Jordan Jarrett-Bryan says there doesn’t seem to be any real middle ground with our national rugby union, cricket and football teams.
All Blacks offer real test of England’s World Cup hopes
England face New Zealand this weekend in what is the crunch match of the autumn rugby union international series. What pointers does the game offer to England’s chances of World Cup glory in 2015?
The sporting week: Tendulkar, tennis and test rugby
England internationals mean there is no domestic football this weekend – but there is still plenty of sporting action around.
Tough times ahead for England’s rugby players
After their victory against the All Blacks, England’s rugby players find themselves in the “group of death” for the 2015 World Cup, writes Ben Monro-Davies.
‘Lack of appetite’ for rugby internationals
After recent lacklustre performances on the rugby field, fans of the home nations should not expect too much from their teams this weekend, writes Ben Monro-Davies.
England triumphs and Wales fails in rugby internationals
England crush Fiji, but Wales succumb to Argentina, in the first of the autumn series of international rugby union matches.
In rugby, southern hemisphere teams remain dominant
Despite the money in northern hemisphere rugby, an emphasis on skill means New Zealand, South Africa and Australia still dominate the international game – and few anticipate much change on Saturday.
Can France’s rugby artists emulate Oscar success?
The French rugby team have won the Six Nations five times since 2000. But to succeed in 2012, they must play four matches in four weeks, writes Ben Monro-Davies.