What do you call an English rugby fan holding a bottle of champagne?

There’s a joke doing the rounds about the English rugby team. Andrew Saville delivers it live on air.

Bledisloe humbling keeps Hooper grounded

A Bledisloe humbling at Eden Park will drive home the Wallabies' need to stay grounded.


Unconvincing Ireland squeeze past Italy to seal quarter-final place

The Azzuri were in the match right until the final whistle, lacking a real game-breaker in their ranks.


Andrew Saville: 'England used warm-up drills the All Blacks were using 10 years ago'

Andrew Saville dropped by England training last week. What he saw shocked him.


'I'm really happy for JT': Sonny Bill hails mate Johnathan Thurston's spectacular extra time grand final winner

They won an NRL title together at the Bulldogs in 2004, and today Sonny was proud-as-punch for his old mate.


Diego Maradona steals the show with wild celebrations

The most famous of Argentine exports was in fine form at the rugby, showing his suited and booted minders how to have a good time.


Pumas too professional for entertaining Tonga

For an hour, a Tongan upset was on the cards. Argentina in the end had too much class.


'He's passed it 300 metres forward': Prop makes hash of counter attack

Marcos Ayerza wanted to be a back for a minute but royally messed up his chance.


Tongan prop finishes ultimate team try

After numerous phases, Tongan prop Soane Tonga'uihe found himself on the end of another brilliant Tonga attack.


England bow out of RWC after impressive Wallabies performance

ONE News Rugby World Cup reporter Andrew Saville analyses England's match against the Wallabies this morning.


Australia emerging as a RWC favourite after downing England

For the first time, the host nation has failed to make the playoff stages of the Rugby World Cup.


Wellington Lions dominate Bay of Plenty

The Wellington Lions have cruised to an easy 31-13 victory over Bay of Plenty at ASB Baypark Stadium in Tauranga.


Steamers come up with a special miracle play

Bay of Plenty’s Johan Bardoul finished a great Steamers play to get his side back into the match against Wellington.


Magpies young gun winger burns Southland with incredible speed

Hawkes Bay winger Mason Emerson beat several defenders to score a brilliant individual try, Magpies went on to beat Southland 35-28


'A quite horrific embarrassment' - UK press savage 'pathetic' England

Stuart Lancaster and Chris Robshaw are in the gun after the 33-13 loss.

'It stinks to high heaven' - disbelief at England lock's man of match award

England were thrashed, so why wasn't an Aussie named man of the match?

RWC heroes and villians: In the right mental state the Wallabies are genuine contenders

The only thing Bernard Foley was missing was a cape and his underwear on the outside.


'I'm sorry we let everyone down' - England crash out of home World Cup

England's loss to Australia saw them become the first host of a Rugby World Cup to fail to get out of their pool.


Australia knock hosts England out of Rugby World Cup

Their victory, the biggest ever at Twickenham - lifts Australia to the top of Pool A, ahead of Wales on points difference.


Wallabies fans' Waltzing Matilda booed at Twickenham pub

Australia supporters sang loudly over amongst a sea of England fans in the build-up to the England v Australia RWC clash.


'Was it easy to watch? Nah, it was bloody ugly' - Steve Hansen

Steve Hansen admits yesterday's win over Georgia wasn't perfect, but the team is looking at the bigger picture.


'We don't need to panic' - All Blacks keeping A game in reserve, says Steve Hansen

The ABs secured a quarter-final place with the scratchy win over Georgia.

Brutal South African pack steamroll Scotland

They had to win it and they were never in doubt, the Boks far too powerful and far too angry.


'Come back in two weeks': Referee Nigel Owens sledges Scotland fullback

It would be a common scene at Newcastle's St. James' Park but Stuart Hogg's simulated dive wasn't welcome on Nigel Owens' watch.

RWC dream still alive as Japan dismantle horribly ill-disciplined Samoa

The dream story continues as a methodical Japanese machine pick apart shabby Samoans.


‘The man is a beast!’ - Powerful Akira Ioane wreaks havoc on Northland

Auckland’s number eight Ioane scored two impressive tries against Northland at Eden Park.


Auckland humiliate poor Northland

Auckland have demolished Northland 64-21 at Eden Park in tonight's ITM Cup match.


All Blacks off the pace against gutsy Georgia

Andrew Saville analyses the All Blacks performance against the Georgians this morning.


Taranaki Bulls thrash Manawatu

Taranaki have beaten the Turbos 44-10 at Arena Manawatu in Palmerston North.


All Blacks unconvincing win - reaction from their camp and fans

What the All Black coach and captain, and some fans, have to say about the unconvincing win over Georgia

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