Fiji’s centre Vereniki Goneva  is tackled by Dan Biggar  and   Jamie Roberts of Wales  during the Rugby World Cup  Pool A match at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

Wales 23 Fiji 13 Wales missed what may prove an essential bonus point but considering the five-day turnaround, and against this calibre of free spirit(...)

Tyler Morgan will partner Jamie Roberts in the Welsh midfield. Photograph: Getty

POOL A: Wales v Fiji, Millennium stadium, 4.45 (Live on TV3, UTV) “It’s a tough tournament, isn’t it?” Warren Gatland, the ultimate survivor, w(...)

Scott Williams leaves England’s Mike Brown and Sam Burgess trailing in his wake at Twickenham. Burgess showed all the attributes of his rugby league background in what was England’s biggest game for eight years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I only started playing centre in 2004. It took until the 2007 World Cup before I felt properly attuned to the nuances of the position and comfortable (...)

Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau shows the England defence a clean pair of heels at Twickenham. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP photo

England 25 Wales 28 Sometimes a game actually lives up the hype, and in this instance that’s really saying something. After nearly two years of(...)

Wales’ Gethin Jenkins celebrates at the final whistle as Wales take a 28-25 win over England at Twickenham Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Captain Sam Warburton was almost lost for words after helping his depleted Wales side come from behind to seal a precious World Cup victory over Engla(...)

Wales’ Gareth Davies dives in to score his side’s try in the Rugby World Cup Pool A match against England at Twickenham. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA

England 25 Wales 28 Somehow, it actually lived up to the hype and the seismic sense of occasion. Maybe even bettered it. There’s bravery, and t(...)

Wales captain Sam Warburton retains his place at openside flanker despite the strong form of Justin Tipuric. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images.

Warren Gatland may lob the odd verbal grenade but he is rarely the one to initially pull the pin. That’s been the media’s function in the past; walk i(...)

 Gareth Davies of Wales breaks for the try line during the Rugby World Cup Pool A match against Uruguay at Millennium Stadium  in Cardiff. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Wales 54 Uruguay 9 Wales achieved a bonus point victory over a Uruguay side made up largely of amateurs, but it was laboured and costly. The fullback (...)

Wales boss Warren Gatland has defended his decision to play Leigh Halfpenny in his side’s final World Cup warm-up game against Italy. Photograph: Reuters 1:23

Warren Gatland has defended his decision to play Leigh Halfpenny against Italy, even though the Wales full-back had a bandaged right knee that gave wa(...)

Wales’ Rhys Webb has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: PA

Mike Phillips has been called up to the Wales squad after the scrum-half Rhys Webb was officially ruled out of the Rugby World Cup. Webb, last season(...)