Rugby Union Live Commentary

New Zealand's centre Ma'a Nonu (C) celebrates with New Zealand's lock Sam Whitelock (2L) and New Zealand's wing Julian Savea (R) after scoring his team's second try during the final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Tw
Live Commentary: New Zealand 34-17 Australia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's 34-17 win over Australia, as the All Blacks retained their Rugby World Cup crown.
Oct 31, 14:00
Victor Matfield of South Africa wins the line out ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Bronze Final match between South Africa and Argentina at the Olympic Stadium on October 30, 2015
Live Commentary: South Africa 24-13 Argentina - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of South Africa's 24-13 victory over Argentina, as the Springboks secured third place at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 30, 18:59
Adam Ashley-Cooper of Australia celebrates after scoring his sides second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Semi Final match between Argentina and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 25, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Argentina 15-29 Australia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Australia's 29-15 victory over Argentina, as they maintained their winning run to book a place in the final.
Oct 25, 15:00
Beauden Barrett of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates aftrer he scores the second New Zealand try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Semi Final match between South Africa and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on October 24, 2015
Live Commentary: South Africa 18-20 New Zealand - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's narrow 20-18 victory over South Africa, as they made it 13 wins in a row at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 24, 15:00
Drew Mitchell of Australia scores his teams second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Australia 35-34 Scotland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Australia's last-gasp 35-34 win over Scotland in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 15:10
Argentina's centre Matias Moroni (L) celebrates after scoring the first try during a quarter final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on October 18, 2015.
Live Commentary: Ireland 20-43 Argentina - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Argentina's 43-20 win over Ireland in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 12:00
Julian Savea celebrates with teammates after scoring a try during New Zealand's quarter-final victory over France at the Rugby World Cup
Live Commentary: New Zealand 62-13 France - as it happened
Relive all the action from New Zealand's crushing 62-13 victory over France in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 17, 19:00
The South Africa team celebrates the try of Fourie Du Preez of South Africa during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between South Africa and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 17, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: South Africa 23-19 Wales - as it happened
Relive all the action from the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Wales as the Springboks secured their place in the semi-finals of the competition.
Oct 17, 14:59
Fumiaki Tanaka of Japan looks to go past Mike Petri of the United States during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between USA and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Gloucester, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: USA 18-28 Japan - as it happened
Take a look back at the final game of the pool stage with Sports Mole's text coverage of Japan's World Cup triumph over USA.
Oct 11, 19:28
Ian Madigan of Ireland looks to break with the ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Ireland at Millennium Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: France 9-24 Ireland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of today's Rugby World Cup match between France and Ireland, with Ireland eventually ending up 24-9 victors.
Oct 11, 16:14
Italy's prop Michele Rizzo scores a try during a Pool D match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Italy and Canada at Elland Road in Leeds, north England, on September 26, 2015.
Live Commentary: Italy 32-22 Romania - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Italy's victory over Romania in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 13:58
Argentina's fly half Nicolas Sanchez (L) celebrates with Argentina's centre Jeronimo de la Fuente after a Pool C match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Argentina and Tonga at Leicester City Stadium in Leicester, central England, on October 4, 2015
Live Commentary: Argentina 64-19 Namibia - as it happened
Relive all the action from Argentina's comprehensive 64-19 victory over Namibia at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 11:30
Anthony Watson of England scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: England 60-3 Uruguay - as it happened
Relive all the action from England's final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup as they registered a 60-3 win over Uruguay.
Oct 10, 18:59
Gareth Davies of Wales takes on Tevita Kuridrani (L) of Australia during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015
Live Commentary: Australia 15-6 Wales - as it happened
Relive all the action from Australia's narrow 15-6 win over Wales in their Pool A clash at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 15:45
Scotland's wing Tommy Seymour (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first try during a Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Scotland and Samoa at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England, on October 10, 2015
Live Commentary: Samoa 33-36 Scotland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Scotland's thrilling 36-33 victory over Samoa, as the Dark Blues booked their place in the quarter-finals.
Oct 10, 13:59
Ben Smith of the New Zealand All Blacks scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Tonga at St James' Park on October 9, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: New Zealand 47-9 Tonga - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's 47-9 win over Tonga, as the All Blacks made it four wins from four in Pool C.
Oct 9, 19:29
Tonga's Mamuka Gorgodze celebrates his try with teammate Sione Kalamafoni during the Rugby World Cup game with Georgia on September 19, 2015
Live Commentary: Namibia 16-17 Georgia - as it happened
Relive Georgia's absorbing 17-16 victory over Namibia as both sides make history in their Rugby World Cup Pool C encounter at a wet and windy Sandy Park in Exeter.
Oct 7, 19:30
South Africa's wing Bryan Habana waves before a Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and Japan at the Brighton community stadium in Brighton, south east England on September 19, 2015
Live Commentary: South Africa 64-0 USA - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of South Africa's 64-0 thrashing of the USA at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 7, 16:15
Apisalome Ratuniyarawa of Fiji wins lineout ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Fiji and Uruguay at Stadium mk on October 6, 2015 in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Fiji 47-15 Uruguay - as it happened
Relive Fiji's 47-15 victory over Uruguay in Pool A of the Rugby World Cup as the Pacific Islanders bow out of the competition with an action-packed seven-try win.
Oct 6, 19:30
Mihai Macovei of Romania runs during the IRB Nations Cup rugby tournament match against Romania in Bucharest June 17, 2015
Live Commentary: Canada 15-17 Romania - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Romania's come-from-behind 17-15 win over Canada in Pool D at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 6, 16:15
Conor Murray of Ireland kicks the ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on October 4, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Ireland 16-9 Italy - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Ireland beat Italy 16-9 to progress to the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 4, 16:30
Kurt Morath of Tonga goes over to score their first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Argentina and Tonga at Leicester City Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Argentina 45-16 Tonga - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Argentina's 45-16 win over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 4, 14:00
England's Chris Wood reacts after Bernard Foley scores the opening try during the Rugby World Cup match with Australia on October 3, 2015
Live Commentary: England 13-33 Australia - as it happened
Relive all the action from England's devastating 33-13 defeat to Australia which eliminated them from the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 18:59
South Africa's wing JP Pietersen (2L) celebrates with South Africa's centre Jesse Kriel (L) after scoring during a Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and Scotland at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on O
Live Commentary: South Africa 34-16 Scotland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of South Africa's 34-16 win over Scotland at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 16:30
Alesana Tuilagi of Samoa is tackled during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Samoa and Japan at Stadium mk on October 3, 2015
Live Commentary: Japan 26-5 Samoa - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Japan's 26-5 win over Samoa at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 14:00
Waisake Naholo (C) of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates scoring the opening try with Conrad Smith and Aaron Smith (L) of the New Zealand All Blacks during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Georgia at the Millennium Stadium
Live Commentary: New Zealand 43-10 Georgia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of New Zealand's 43-10 win over Georgia at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 2, 19:30
Wesley Fofana of France is congratulated by team mates as he scores their first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Canada at Stadium mk on October 1, 2015
Live Commentary: France 41-18 Canada - as it happened
Relive all the action from France's 41-18 triumph over Canada in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 1, 19:31
Gareth Davies scores a try for Wales during the Rugby World Cup game with England on September 26, 2015
Live Commentary: Wales 23-13 Fiji - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Wales's 23-13 win over Fiji at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 1, 16:15
Fetu'u Vainikolo of Tonga scores a try against Georgia during the Group C: Rugby World Cup match between Tonga and Georgia at Kingsholm Stadium Stadium on September 19, 2015
Live Commentary: Tonga 35-21 Namibia - as it happened
Recap Sports Mole's live commentary of Pool C's match between Tonga and Namibia, in which Veainu was the Tongans' sparking light in their 35-21 victory.
Sep 29, 16:19
Keith Earls (L) of Ireland celebrates his teams second try with Simon Zebo during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Romania at Wembley Stadium on September 27, 2015
Live Commentary: Ireland 44-10 Romania - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Ireland's 44-10 win over Romania, as they make it two wins from two in front of a packed Wembley crowd.
Sep 27, 16:15
Sean Maitland of Scotland makes a break during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and USA at Elland Road on September 27, 2015
Live Commentary: Scotland 39-16 USA - as it happened
Find out how all the action unfolded as Scotland defeated USA 39-16 in Pool B of the Rugby World Cup with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Sep 27, 14:02
Sekope Kepu of Australia celebrates scoring his teams third try with team mates during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Fiji at the Millennium Stadium on September 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Australia 65-3 Uruguay - as it happened
Read how all the action unfolded as Australia beat Uruguay 65-3 in Pool A of the Rugby World Cup with Sports Mole's live text commentary.
Sep 27, 11:33
England and Wales players scuffle during their Rugby World Cup encounter on September 26, 2015
Live Commentary: England 25-28 Wales - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the Pool A meeting between England and Wales, as the Red Dragons produced a late comeback to come out on top.
Sep 26, 18:29
South Africa's wing JP Pietersen (C) celebrates with South Africa's fly half Handre Pollard after scoring his second try during the Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and Samoa at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England, on Se
Live Commentary: South Africa 46-6 Samoa - as it happened
Recap Sports Mole's live coverage of the physical Pool B match between South Africa and Samoa as a JP Pietersen hat-trick helped the Africans see off the Pacific Islanders.
Sep 26, 16:29
Italy's prop Michele Rizzo scores a try during a Pool D match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Italy and Canada at Elland Road in Leeds, north England, on September 26, 2015.
Live Commentary: Italy 23-18 Canada - as it happened
Recap Sports Mole's coverage of Pool D's Italy against Canada, with the Italians just doing enough in the second half to squeeze a win.
Sep 26, 13:58
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe of Argentina makes a lineout call during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at McLean Park on September 6, 2014
Live Commentary: Argentina 54-9 Georgia - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live Rugby World Cup coverage as Argentina get their first win of the tournament with a 54-9 victory over Georgia in Pool C.
Sep 25, 16:17
Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks scores his teams fifth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Live Commentary: New Zealand 58-14 Namibia - as it happened
Take a look back at the action after New Zealand record a second Pool C win by beating Namibia 58-14 at the Olympic Stadium.
Sep 24, 19:28
France's wing Sofiane Guitoune (L) is tackled by Romania's scrum half Florin Surugiu as he runs to score a try during a Pool D match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between France and Romania at the Olympic stadium, east London, on September 23, 2015
Live Commentary: France 38-11 Romania - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of France's win over Romania in Group D at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 23, 19:30
Sekope Kepu of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during The Rugby Championship match between the Australia Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on August 8, 2015
Live Commentary: Australia 28-13 Fiji - as it happened
Relive all the action from Australia's 28-13 win over Fiji in their Rugby World Cup Pool A match.
Sep 23, 15:46
Stuart Hogg of Scotland during the Rugby World Cup game with Japan on September 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Scotland 45-10 Japan - as it happened
Relive the action as Scotland secure a bonus point in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup, thrashing Japan 45-10 at Kingsholm.
Sep 23, 14:00