All Blacks win Rugby World Cup

Tony Woodcock’s early try and a penalty from fourth-choice fly-half Stephen Donald were enough to see the All Blacks home in an extraordinary match that defied all pre-match predictions. New Zealand   8  –  7    France France produced their best performance of the tournament and appeared to be close to pulling off one of … [Read the full story]

New Zealand beat Australia to advance to World Cup final

Scumhalf Piri Weepu kicked 12 points for New Zealand as they recorded a 20-6 victory over Australia on Sunday to advance to the rugby World Cup final against France next week. Inside centre Ma’a Nonu scored an early try for the All Blacks, who produced a brutally efficient, high-tempo game plan to blow the Wallabies … [Read the full story]