2011 Rugby World Cup News
The Rugby World Cup final may have been a bit disappointing but a late incident of foul play is now causing a storm.
With the Rugby World Cup now done and dusted, Ireland have moved to sixth place in the IRB world rankings.
The IRB have hit France with a ridiculous £10,000 fine for advancing on the New Zealand haka, an idea first coined by Ireland’s Willie Anderson 22 years ago.
He may have been captain of the losing side in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup final but Thierry Dusautoir has followed up his Man of the Match award from that game by being crowned IRB World Player of the Year.
They almost blew it yet again, but the All-Blacks claimed their first Rugby World Cup title since 1987 with a nail-biting victory over a rejuvenated France.
It's about time we got back on track. A tenner on this mixture of association and American football, with a dollop of rugby thrown in, will net you well in excess of €200.
You’ve got to hand it to the French – they certainly do things differently. Like telling raging hot favourites New Zealand that they've spotted a few weaknesses.
New Zealand head coach Graham Henry has announced an unchanged team for Sunday’s World Cup final against France at Eden Park.
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