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Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Launch of official RWC 2015 digital platforms, the official website of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, has launched today, underlining the commitment of the Tournament Organisers to deliver an innovative digital offering for Rugby’s showcase event. 254 views

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
Who will be the stars of RWC 2015? As the 2012 international calendar gets underway, the thoughts of fans, coaches and players all turn to the future and, quite naturally, the next Rugby World Cup. 254 views

Friday, 13 January 2012
Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu decision An Independent Judicial Officer has determined that the misconduct sanction handed down to Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu by an RFU disciplinary panel for comments made via social media in this exceptional instance will not trigger a playing suspension under the terms of his current Rugby World Cup sanction. 284 views

Saturday, 24 December 2011
Richie McCaw: Four more years as champions Taken from the IRB World Rugby Yearbook 2012, New Zealand captain Richie McCaw recalls the emotional rollercoaster of Rugby World Cup 2011. 356 views

Thursday, 8 December 2011
WADA praises RWC Anti-Doping programme The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has praised the International Rugby Board for its continued commitment in the fight against doping in sport as Rugby’s governing body announced details of a record testing and educational programme for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. 324 views

Friday, 2 December 2011
4:15PM wins top award Rugby World Cup 2011 has won the prestigious best event accolade in the SportBusiness Ultimate Digital Sports Awards 2011. 357 views

Wednesday, 30 November 2011
RWC 2011 Analysis: A return to running rugby With fewer set pieces, a substantial reduction in kicks from hand and many more passes, Rugby World Cup 2011 saw a renewed emphasis on running Rugby. 304 views

Sunday, 27 November 2011
Fuimaono Sapolu Appeal decision Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu’s appeal against the misconduct decision for comments made via social media has been refused by the Independent Appeal Committee hearing his case. 296 views

Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Visitors add colour to NZ during RWC 2011 Tournament Organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) today welcomed official figures showing 133,200 visitors from around the world arrived in New Zealand specifically for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011). 236 views

Monday, 21 November 2011
Fuimaono Sapolu Appeal judgement reserved The Independent Appeal Committee hearing the Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu misconduct appeal case in London today has reserved its judgement to give all due consideration to all the evidence and submissions made at the hearing. 285 views

Friday, 11 November 2011
RWC 2011 Facebook Dream Team For the past two weeks, fans of the official Rugby World Cup facebook page have been voting on which players would make their RWC 2011 Dream Team. Based on suggestions from the online community, a shortlist of names per position was created each day and put to the vote, with over 160,000 votes being cast along the way. 279 views

Wednesday, 9 November 2011
Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu appeal hearing The International Rugby Board has announced the composition of the three-person Independent Appeal Committee that will hear Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu’s Appeal against a misconduct sanction handed down during Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. 316 views

RWC 2011 Social Media Wrap For the first time for a Rugby World Cup tournament, social media was actively used to showcase Rugby’s flagship event and allow fans from around the world to participate in a global online community. 339 views

Tuesday, 8 November 2011
Statement on alleged foul play act RWC Final The International Rugby Board can confirm that no action can be taken to initiate a citing case following an alleged act of foul play during the Rugby World Cup 2011 Final on 23 October. 302 views

Monday, 31 October 2011
Kit McConnell: A huge celebration of rugby A week on from the tense and dramatic Rugby World Cup 2011 Final, we caught up with the IRB’s Head of Rugby World Cup Kit McConnell to look back over a tournament that captured the imagination of New Zealand and look ahead to England 2015. 269 views

Friday, 28 October 2011
Eden Park pitch auction supports Christchurch New Zealanders will shortly be able to claim a little piece of history and support a fantastic cause with the online auctioning of Eden Park’s hallowed turf. 384 views

Thursday, 27 October 2011
RWC Dream Team - forward thinking A look at the big men who excelled during Rugby World Cup 2011 – did your favourite make the list?   As the old adage goes, “Forwards win you matches, backs just decide by how much.” Perhaps after Rugby World Cup 2011 we can specify a little further and admit that it’s now back-row forwards who decide the outcome of a game. 330 views

Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Social Media Round-Up: Final What a party! Oh what a glorious party. 3258 views

Quotes of RWC 2011 - the knockout stages A selection of the best quotes from the Rugby World Cup 2011 knockout stages. 323 views

RWC 2011: By the numbers A look at Rugby World Cup 2011 by the numbers. 309 views

New Zealand stay on top of the world rankings New Zealand remain on top of the IRB World Rankings after beating France 8-7 in the Rugby World Cup Final on Sunday to lift the Webb Ellis Cup for the first time in 24 years, although their cushion at the top has been reduced slightly. 247 views

Monday, 24 October 2011
RWC 2011 review: Perfect end for perfect host When Craig Joubert’s whistle brought Rugby World Cup 2011 to a finish and ended a 24-year wait for New Zealand to win their second Rugby World Cup, it set off a series of celebrations the length and breadth of the nation. 569 views

Putting RWC 2011 in the big picture show Twenty countries, 600 players, a stadium of four million and more cameras than blades of grass on the Eden Park pitch. 478 views

Talking Points 273 views

Top five players of RWC 2011 Rugby World Cup 2011 produced countless outstanding individual performances from its opening on 9 September, when New Zealand beat Tonga comfortably at Eden Park, to its finale on 23 October, when the hosts beat France anything but comfortably at the same ground. 267 views

Organisers thank New Zealand Tournament organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 today thanked the people of New Zealand for the way they embraced the seventh Rugby World Cup and contributed to its success. 228 views

Top five tries of RWC 2011 Rugby World Cup 2011 has produced some outstanding tries. 276 views

Lapasset hails "exceptional" Rugby World Cup Rugby World Cup 2011 has been hailed an “exceptional event” and an “outstanding success” by Rugby World Cup Limited Chairman Bernard Lapasset. 325 views

New Zealand ride wave of support to glory The All Blacks paid tribute to their adoring public after riding a wave of popular support to victory in the RWC 2011 Final on Sunday night. 309 views

Best of #RWC2011 - 23 Oct New Zealand defeated France 8-7 in an enthralling RWC 2011 Final to the delight of the home crowd at Eden Park, Auckland. 277 views

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