On 31 October 2015, the All Blacks beat Australia at Twickenham, winning the World Cup for a third time, and becoming the first team to retain the Webb Ellis Cup.
On 26 September 2015, England became the first hosts of the Rugby World Cup to be knocked out in the pool stages after defeat against Australia at Twickenham.
On 19 September 2015, Japan produced the biggest Rugby World Cup upset in history when they beat the Springboks in England.
South Africa is famed for producing giants with an appetite for big collisions and this sometimes overshadows their incredible skills. Two Springboks go head-to-head in this poll to determine who floated the most impressive try assist.
Former coach Heyneke Meyer says he will never process the disappointment of the Springboks’ shock defeat to Japan at the 2015 World Cup.
Wallabies legend David Pocock has announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect.
Check out part two of this fascinating video analysis from Squidge Rugby, highlighting the work done by Eddie Jones that led to Japan’s dismantling of the Springboks in the ‘Brighton Miracle’.
Do you remember this moment when referee Pascal Gauzere got caught up in the action during the 2015 World Cup pool match between the Springboks and the USA?
Popular referee Nigel Owens tells the amusing story of how he got into officiating, his enjoyment at watching Wales beat England at Twickenham in 2015, and how honoured he was to be the man in the middle for that year’s Rugby World Cup final.
World Cup-winning flyhalf Handre Pollard chats about his difficult recovery through a lengthy injury layoff back in 2016, and how he used those setbacks as motivation to return a better person and rugby player.