Australia’s head coach Michael Cheika at a team training session at Dulwich college in London. Photograph: Getty Images

Israel Folau and Rob Horne will undergo late fitness tests on Thursday afternoon before Australia coach Michael Cheika selects his starting XV to face(...)

Australia flanker Michael Hooper was cited for an alleged act of foul play during the Wallabies’ 33-13 World Cup victory over England on Saturday. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Australia flanker Michael Hooper will miss the Wallabies’ World Cup Pool A decider against Wales on Saturday due to suspension. Hooper was cited for a(...)

Australian captain  and hooker Stephen Moore and the rest of the Australian frontrowers did their talking on the pitch against England at Twickenham. Photograph:     David Rogers/Getty Images

We have all got to accept England are simply not good enough. There is no doubt they gave their best against Australia and turned up to play but acros(...)

The Australian scrum was dominant all night and a source of penalties and crucial momentum for the Wallabies. Photograph: Reuters

Of all the people who had a cruel hand in ejecting the hosts from their own party, a special mention should be made of Mario Ledesma, the former Argen(...)

England were beaten by Australia - thanks largely to a dominant performance by the visitor’s pack. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

England 13 Australia 33 It’ll be absolutely no consolation to England that they were handsome contributors to a wonderful Rugby World Cup match. Austr(...)

Australia’s players attend a training session at Dulwich College in London. Photograph: Getty Images

Clive Woodward is confident England can beat Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, claiming Michael Cheika’s side are “not the brightest team”. The Ru(...)

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’ 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(...)

Fiji scrumhalf Nikola Matawalu drops the ball agonisingly short of the line after a blistering run down the right wing. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

England 35 Fiji 11 The final scoreline misrepresents the performances of both teams, flattering England somewhat and taunting Fiji, but what it does a(...)