Luckily for The Australian Wallabies, the weekend newspapers print on Saturday morning and cover the whole weekend, so the uninspired effort by the world’s second-ranked team won’t be reported to the Aussie public until Monday. 34 more words
In their 49-3 win over Fiji, defending World Cup Champion South Africa played like a well-oiled machine.
The Springboks were able to roll over their feisty opponent with a combination of intelligent play and powerful running. 18 more words
Argentina, with their brightly colored uniforms and the skillful way they toss the ball around the pitch, are something like the World Cup’s version of a traveling circus. 36 more words
As the New Zealand All Blacks’ Haka chopped and echoed through the early evening air at Waikato Stadium, a sense of fear and nervousness seemed to roll beneath the stoic faces of the Japanese Cherry Blossoms. 66 more words
The second round of pool play kicks off tomorrow with New Zealand taking on Japan in Hamilton, New Zealand.
The news going into the match will be the absence of two All Black stars, captain Richie McCaw and Dan Carter. 41 more words