SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There has been a load of noise this week about this World Cup semi-final, but I just hope England have been able to step away from all that and go into their match bubble. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: An exciting, close match is in store. I'd love Warren Gatland to have a shot at a World Cup final before he retires from the Wales job after the tournament concludes in Japan. ...
England face the All Blacks on Saturday as they bid to reach a fourth Rugby World Cup final. World Cup winning coach SIR CLIVE WOODWARD offers up his eight-point plan for success. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: George Ford returning as the starting No 10 is very much a horses for courses selection and shows just how confident Eddie Jones is with his various midfield combinations. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Forget about Sebastien Vahaamahina's sending off for a moment, France should still have won at a canter. Instead they are going home. It's a tragic waste of talent. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There is no avoiding the superlatives and hype over Saturday's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: We can only thank Japan for everything they have brought to the tournament: their handling skills, passing and pace. It was like watching rugby for the first time again. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: If a coach is going to guide his side to World Cup glory, there will be big calls made along the way - and that's exactly what Eddie Jones has done by dropping George Ford. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Japan's march to the World Cup last eight and their magnificent wins over Ireland and Scotland have been a welcome wake-up call for the rugby world. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: This game will be massive. So far in Anglo-Australian encounters at World Cups we have one victory apiece in the final, two England quarter-final wins and two Aussie pool wins. ...