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: Coach Graham Henry is wondering the same thing as everyone else at this rugby World Cup
Sep 24, 2007: "He must drop his World Cup captain
Sep 23, 2007: "In my experience taxi drivers, no matter your location, can offer a direct insight into the heart of public opinion - particularly when it comes to sporting matters."
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 22, 2007: "The latest post-mortem will have already begun and it will be a long week for O'Sullivan and co in the face of a media demanding answers - if they have not given up and gone home already." Graham Jenkins reports
Sep 20, 2007: "As far as I could gather the tickets went to ex-pat Kiwis plus a fair few Italians and Portuguese who are gradually awakening to the pleasures of rugby weekends."
Sep 20, 2007: You might be surprised to learn what number is running through Doug Howlett's mind in the Murrayfield dressing room before the All Blacks face Scotland this weekend.
Sep 18, 2007: "If you had told me that an evening out in Montpellier would end with a lively, multilingual 2 a.m game of touch rugby I might have taken precautions against involvement." Huw Richards reports
Sep 17, 2007: "Who said the number of teams in the World Cup should be reduced to 16 or even 12
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 17, 2007: One of the best Tongan rugby teams ever fielded will shed ill-discipline for the remainder of their World Cup rugby campaign, vows captain Nili Latu.
Sep 14, 2007: "England were not so much demolished 36-0 by South Africa in this World Cup group match as clinically dissected." PA Sport's Frank Malley reports
Sep 12, 2007: "Few would disagree with the proposition that Rugby World Cups would be better if there were more shock results." Huw Richards reports
Sep 12, 2007: "France has learnt from the example set by Australia in 2003 - that you need to work at getting crowds out for matches not involving the host or the biggest names." Huw Richards reports
Sep 11, 2007: "Just about the only certainty in France's Rugby World Cup campaign as they await their showdown with Ireland on Saturday week is that Bernard Laporte will not be their coach after the tournament has ended." Huw Richards reports from France
Sep 9, 2007: Former All Black Justin Marshall believes South African tyro Francois Steyn is ready to take on the world and follow in the studmarks of Daniel Carter.
Sep 8, 2007: Springboks back-row giant Schalk Burger claims South Africa are ``pretty confident'' about their World Cup prospects.
Sep 7, 2007: "The buzz of anticipation around the Stade de France was tangible and while blue was the most prevalent colour on show there was a healthy representation of this year's other World Cup hopefuls." Graham Jenkins reports from the Stade de France.
Sep 7, 2007: Hosts France crash to a shock opening match defeat against Argentina in Paris - a result that will send shockwaves through the tournament.