• All Blacks snubbed for advert

    The New Zealand Rugby Union has confirmed the All Blacks were not asked to appear in a World Cup advertisement.

    2015 World Cup advert

    Game of Thrones' Charles Dance gives a stirring team talk ahead of next year's tournament in England.

    Russia end Zim’s World Cup dream

    Russia remain in the hunt for the final place at 2015 World Cup after beating Zimbabwe 23-15 in their Repechage semi-final in Krasnoyarsk on Saturday.

    Namibia qualify for World Cup

    Namibia thrashed Madagascar 89-10 on Sunday to qualify for the 2015 World Cup, while Zimbabwe, who beat Kenya 28-10, go to the Repechage.

    Kenya shock Namibia

    Kenya took a big step towards qualifying for their first-ever World Cup with a 29-22 victory over Namibia in Madagascar.