France prop Jefferson Poirot is expecting bravery and fight from Argentina in their Rugby World Cup opener in Japan....
Michael Cheika's pronouncement the Wallabies will play an unpredictable brand at the Rugby World Cup has been welcomed by Fiji counterpart John McKee.
Playing against his native Fiji on his Rugby World Cup debut will be an emotional experience for Wallabies key attacking weapon Samu Kerevi.
Hosts Japan have opened the Rugby World Cup with a nervy 30-10 victory over a surprisingly competitive Russia, who scored the tournament's first try.
The Wallabies are a picture of focus on the eve of the ninth Rugby World Cup in Japan, eager to put the struggles of the last four years behind them.
Italian captain Sergio Parisse embarks on his fifth Rugby World Cup campaign when the veteran loose forward plays African minnows Namibia.