With the World Cup imminent, the Herald approached some of the leading rugby journalists from across the globe to get their predictions for the tournament. Will the All Blacks achieve the historical three-peat, which nation

What will be the storyline of the tournament?


Your biggest concern about the tournament in Japan?


Who is the most underrated player at the tournament (and why) ...

... and the most overrated?

The All Blacks' biggest weakness is ...

It could happen ...

Who will make the semifinals?

Who will win the Rugby World Cup, and who will be the biggest letdown?