England fined for encroaching on All Blacks' haka

Rugby Oct 30, 2019

England fined for encroaching on All Blacks' haka

England has been fined for crossing the halfway line during New Zealand's haka after players made a provocative V-shaped formation before last weekend's Rugby World Cup semifinal in Yokohama, tournament organizers said Wednesday. Protocol states opponents must remain in their own half while the All ...

England ends All Blacks' reign in Rugby World Cup

Rugby Oct 26, 2019

England ends All Blacks' reign in Rugby World Cup

by Andrew McKirdy

England ended New Zealand's reign as Rugby World Cup champion in the semifinals on Saturday, beating the All Blacks 19-7 to reach the final for the first time since 2007. New Zealand was looking to win the tournament for an unprecedented third straight time this ...

England-New Zealand semifinal stirs memories of Jonah Lomu

Rugby Oct 24, 2019

England-New Zealand semifinal stirs memories of Jonah Lomu

When England and New Zealand last met in a Rugby World Cup semifinal, it took just one barnstorming run to confirm Jonah Lomu's status as a star of the game. The 1995 edition in South Africa saw All Blacks wing Lomu burst onto the global ...