Rugby World Cup 2007

  • World Cup was dope free

    The World Cup was passed clean on Wednesday, with its anti-doping programme providing no positive results for the tournament which ended last month.

  • Statistics – using possession in the Final

    The final match of the 2007 Rugby World Cup has come and gone. Statistics of the match can be interesting. Those we give here tell...

  • Team of the Tournament

    Heard the one about seven South Africans, three Frenchmen, two Argentinians, two Englishmen and a Wallaby? Then we've got one for you!

  • Statistics – RWC Final

    It's hard to believe that it's all over - the 2007 Rugby World Cup with all the expectation, then the ups and downs and then...

  • HERE we go !!!!

    Welcome to Paris! Here we are for the eagerly anticipated World Cup Final between England and South Africa at Stade de France! Stick with us...

  • RWC knock-out results, 1987-2007

    Another Rugby World Cup has ended. There has certainly been drama aplenty, especially in the knock-out rounds, as there always is.This is a record of...

  • Statistics – using possession in play-off

    The match between Argentina and France for the bronze medal, the second last match of the 2007 World Cup, produced a result which confounds statistics....

  • Preview – Rugby World Cup Final

    After 42 days, 46 games, 290 tries and more agony and ecstasy then Hollywood can produce in a year, we are down to this: one...

  • SA win the World cup !

    Hold on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen, this is going to be titanic! England have won the toss and have decided to kick off....

  • The RWC final report cards

    There could only be one winner, but as one headline ran after the game: 'England lose with pride intact'. South Africa are World rugby champions,...

  • And if it’s a draw?

    We've spent hours on analysis, sifting through figures, videos, and history annals, trying to find out who the winner might be.

  • In the engine room

    As I'm sure the world knows, the Stade de France is going to be a warzone on Saturday night. I don't think there is a...

  • Honiss hits new heights

    Paul Honiss of New Zealand will become the world's most capped Test referee when he referees the 3rd-place play-off at Parc des Prince on Friday...

  • The World Cup’s cup

    Either Phil Vickery or John Smit will brandish aloft the World Cup on Saturday night in the Stade de France, Paris. On its face is...

  • Barnes wrong, but…..

    Paddy O'Brien, the International Rugby Board's manager, has admitted that match officials made mistakes when France beat New Zealand in the World Cup quarter-final and...

  • Jones and theories on the Final

    Eddie Jones believes the success of England and South Africa in the World Cup is down to the strength of the countries' domestic competitions.

  • Team of the Semi-finals

    One week of matches to go, but it looks as though Jonny Wilkinson may run off with our Player of the Tournament accolade for this...

  • Statistics – using possession in the semis

    The semi-finals rushed pass us in great tension as four teams fought for two places. Twenty had become eight, eight four and then, after the...

  • SA and France win toss

    South Africa and France will be the 'home' teams for the World Cup Final and 3rd/4th play-off respectively after winning the coin tosses on Monday.

  • More ball troubles brewing

    There is more unrest over the World Cup balls at the World Cup matches, this time centering on a training ball offered to Jonny Wilkinson...

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