The William Webb Ellis Cup. Photo / Greg Bowker

Record demand for Rugby World Cup tickets

A total of 950,000 tickets to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England were sold last month from a record application for more than five million tickets. Tournament organiser…

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Richard Buckman has his knee injury checked out by Magpies physio Mark Nicol (left) and doctor Ian Taylor as referee Shane McDermott looks on. Photo / Duncan Brown

Rugby: Fullback only injury woe

Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby coach Craig Philpott has never been a believer in miracles unless they involve his fullback Richard…