Oct 7, 2007: While their fans celebrated their famous victory over Australia into the early hours, England's press were busy heaping praise on Brian Ashton and his side.
Oct 5, 2007: "That is not meant to be unduly pessimistic, just realistic after head coach Brian Ashton handed Mike Catt the midfield role at inside centre..." Frank Malley reports
Sep 30, 2007: Australia coach John Connolly has cut through all the feuding surrounding the World Cup quarter final encounter against England here next Saturday.
Sep 28, 2007: "All week Brian Ashton had told us confidence was rising, that it was getting better
Sep 27, 2007: As Brian Ashton was about to name his England team to face Tonga earlier this week a cold draught sliced through an open door.
Sep 27, 2007: "If Paris is France's political and cultural capital, Toulouse is the centre of its rugby and where the game is followed with most passion." Huw Richards reports
Sep 25, 2007: "Among the plans under consideration for future tournaments is awarding two at once, so that the venues for 2015 and 2019 would become known at the same time."
Sep 24, 2007: "He must drop his World Cup captain
Sep 22, 2007: In a match of huge collisions and amid an atmosphere as frantic as sport gets Jonny Wilkinson kept England in the World Cup.
Sep 17, 2007: "Brian Ashton emerged from the depression of England's woeful World Cup with a stark message for his underachieving team." PA Sport's Frank Malley reports
Sep 7, 2007: Ben Cohen has told England to forget about their rankings slump when they begin their World Cup campaign this weekend.
Aug 29, 2007: The sixth Rugby World Cup will kick off in France next month - who will be the next side to lift the Williams Webb Ellis Cup?
Aug 25, 2007: "The 2007 World Cup is the All Blacks' to lose
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Aug 17, 2007: "It has been just four short years since the last World Cup but it has felt more like several lifetimes for the poor put-upon supporters of Scottish rugby who have seen the game suffer while politics continue to dominate the back pages." Iain
Aug 17, 2007: "Having made it so close to the World Cup without politics threatening to derail their plans, South Africa will be confident of gatecrashing what many think will be New Zealand's party." Stephen Nell reports
Aug 14, 2007: The comparison with Napoleon is inevitable
Aug 14, 2007: The experimenting is over - or is it
Aug 10, 2007: The winning kick might have come from the boot of Jonny Wilkinson, but ask anyone in the know and they will tell you the real force behind the RWC'03 triumph.
Aug 7, 2007: It takes a brave man to agree to become coach of the South Africa rugby team, for it is without doubt the hottest of coaching hot-seats.