Ayumu Goromaru's goal-kicking could be the deciding factor when Japan take on Samoa in Saturday's Pool B encounter in Milton Keynes. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Behind the scenes with Fiji ahead of their Pool A clash against Wales in Cardiff.
South Africans Josh Strauss and WP Nel will start for Scotland against the Springboks in Newcastle on Saturday.
Jonathan Joseph will return from injury to start in the midfield for England against the Wallabies on Saturday.
The Wallabies have named an unchanged starting lineup from their opening World Cup match for this Saturday's crucial clash against England at Twickenham.
The Scotland No 8 talks about his Test debut against Japan and Saturday's match against the Springboks.
New captain Fourie du Preez will ensure that the Springboks keep heading in the right tactical direction, writes JON CARDINELLI in Newcastle.
Fourie du Preez will lead the Springboks against Scotland at St James’ Park on Saturday.
Jean de Villiers successfully underwent surgery on his broken jaw in Cape Town on Wednesday.
The ability of returning All Blacks wing Waisake Naholo to quickly get back up to speed is likely to influence the margin of victory against Georgia, writes CRAIG LEWIS.