Match Day 15 Preview

South Africa vs USA The win over Scotland has put SA in the driver’s seat in Pool B, and the Boks will be determined to close off their pool stage with victory over the USA. However, South Africa has had only four days to recover from their victory in Newcastle, so its up to Meyer’s boys to up their games again and make sure they secure the best possible result against the Eagle’s on Wednesday. The USA will be looking to capitalize on any tired legs as they’ll be targeting their first Read more [...]

Match Day 14 Preview

Canada vs Romania Hoping to build on their positive, yet fruitless performances of late, the Canadians will look to beat the Romanians to end their campaign on a high and avoid the dreaded wooden spoon- a huge motivator for Kieran Crowley’s team. Add that this will be the last game for several of Canada’s players and you start to see how they could win this one. However, Romania are still not technically out of the World Cup either, nor will they want to finish 5th, meaning there is still Read more [...]

Match Day 13 Preview

Argentina vs Tonga The Pumas have made seven changes to their side ahead of their clash on Sunday against Tonga. De la Fuente and Morono start as a center partnership for the first time ever in a test. After their triumph over Georgia, Senatore, Lavanini and Matera return to the side to add some stability. As for Tonga, the team they’ve named is offivcially the oldest team in cup history- as they bid to stay in contention for a quarter final spot. Expect a high octane and physical clash as both Read more [...]

Match Day 12 Review

Argentina 45 Tonga 16 The Pumas took a massive step to the quarterfinals after a convincing win over Tonga. Argentina played dangerously early on against the hard tackling Tongans, but a four minute blitz at the end of the first half proved decisive. Juan Imhoff went over to become his country’s all time leading try scorer, as Sanchez helped himself to 26 points. The Tongans missed four kicks before the South Americans closed the game out with tries from Montoya and Sanchez- handing them the Read more [...]

Match Day 11 Review

Samoa 5 Japan 26 Japan continue to be the story of this year’s world cup as they recorded a fantastic 26-5 win over the much fancied Samoans on Saturday. The Blossoms lead 20-0 at the break, an intense second half lead to a Samoan reply, but ill discipline cost the Islanders, and Japan held out to record their second win of the tournament for the first time in their history. Victory for Eddie Jones’s men puts them in a great position to qualify from Pool B, an idea that even the most knowledgeable Read more [...]