Rugby World Cup Exclusives
Ma'a Nonu: 'New Zealand need to stick together'New Zealand centre Ma'a Nonu tells Sports Mole that he is planning to make the most of his final 48 hours with the squad having clinched his second World Cup title.
Oct 31, 22:31
Israel Folau: 'Australia must learn from World Cup final defeat'Australia full-back Israel Folau insists that his side must learn from their 34-17 defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup final.
Oct 31, 22:23
Will Genia "sad" to see back of Richie McCaw, Dan CarterAustralia scrum-half Will Genia tells Sports Mole that it is "sad" to see the likes of Richie McCaw and Dan Carter retiring from the international game.
Oct 31, 22:16
Ma'a Nonu: 'We kept emotions in check'Retiring New Zealand centre Ma'a Nonu tells Sports Mole that his side did well to keep their emotions in check in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup final.
Oct 31, 22:07
Israel Folau: 'Errors to blame for World Cup final defeat'Australia full-back Israel Folau tells Sports Mole that his side made too many "simple errors" during the 34-17 defeat to New Zealand in the final of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 31, 21:55
Will Genia hails "incredible" progress under Michael CheikaAustralia scrum-half Will Genia praises head coach Michael Cheika for the impact that he has made on the team during his first year in charge.
Oct 31, 21:46
Dan Carter backs new generation to "step up"New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter tells Sports Mole that the new generation of players will have no trouble filling the boots of the old guard making way.
Oct 31, 21:27
Michael Cheika: 'David Pocock, Michael Hooper instrumental for Australia'Australia head coach Michael Cheika tells Sports Mole that the pairing of David Pocock and Michael Hooper will play an "instrumental" part in the future of the team.
Oct 31, 21:09
Dan Carter: 'It is a dream come true'New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter tells Sports Mole that winning the Rugby World Cup after missing out through injury four years ago is a "dream come true".
Oct 31, 20:55
Steve Hansen: 'Richie McCaw, Dan Carter greatest All Blacks ever'New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen tells Sports Mole that Richie McCaw and Dan Carter will go down as the two greatest All Blacks in history.
Oct 31, 20:43
Bryan Habana heaps praise on "phenomenal" Schalk BurgerSouth Africa winger Bryan Habana pays tribute to Schalk Burger following the flanker's retirement from international rugby.
Oct 31, 03:21
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe hails Argentina improvementArgentina back-row Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe tells Sports Mole that his side's inclusion in the Rugby Championship has helped them to "massively" improve.
Oct 31, 03:10
Heyneke Meyer pays tribute to retiring South Africa playersSpringboks head coach Heyneke Meyer heaps praise upon South Africa's old guard as a number of them call time on their international careers following the World Cup.
Oct 31, 02:58
Bryan Habana: 'Victor Matfield is a colossus of the game'South Africa winger Bryan Habana tells Sports Mole that Victor Matfield will go down as a modern great having called time on his record-breaking 127-cap career.
Oct 31, 02:44
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe plays down Rugby Championship chancesArgentina back-row Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe tells Sports Mole that his side still have a way to go before challenging for the Rugby Championship title.
Oct 31, 02:36
Bryan Habana: 'Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger are greatest ever Springboks'South Africa winger Bryan Habana pays tribute to retiring pair Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger, proclaiming them the two greatest Springboks of all time.
Oct 31, 02:25
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe hails "fantastic" World Cup for ArgentinaArgentina's Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe tells Sports Mole that his side have enjoyed a "fantastic" World Cup campaign following their fourth-place finish.
Oct 31, 02:00
Heyneke Meyer predicts "invincible" South Africa team in coming yearsSouth Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer tells Sports Mole that the new crop of Springbok players could forge an "invincible" team in the coming years.
Oct 31, 01:38
Australia lock Kane Douglas: 'Argentina game toughest so far'Australia lock Kane Douglas tells Sports Mole that Sunday's semi-final against Argentina was the Wallabies' toughest match of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 25, 23:58
Australia flanker Michael Hooper: 'Argentina brought it to us'Australia flanker Michael Hooper tells Sports Mole that Argentina pushed the Wallabies all the way in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semi-final at Twickenham.
Oct 25, 22:03
Willie le Roux: "Defence wins World Cups"Willie le Roux admits that South Africa paid for their two defensive lapses in the World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand.
Oct 24, 19:31
Stuart Hogg: 'Scotland did themselves justice'Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg tells Sports Mole that his side have done themselves justice at the World Cup following their disappointing showing in the Six Nations.
Oct 18, 23:22
Will Genia: 'We believe in ourselves'Australia scrum-half Will Genia tells Sports Mole that his side get all of the confidence they need from perpetual improvement in training.
Oct 18, 23:14
Josh Strauss: 'Scotland can win Six Nations'Scotland back-row Josh Strauss tells Sports Mole that his side can win the 2016 Six Nations, having come closer than any of their rivals to the World Cup semi-finals.
Oct 18, 23:04
Interview: Scotland centre Peter HorneScotland centre Peter Horne speaks to Sports Mole after his side's cruel last-gasp 35-34 defeat to Australia in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
Oct 18, 22:38
Stuart Hogg backs Scotland for Six Nations gloryScotland full-back Stuart Hogg tells Sports Mole that his side can win the Six Nations title next year following their gallant performance at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 22:06
Will Genia: 'It was a rollercoaster of emotions'Australia scrum-half Will Genia tells Sports Mole that he was more relieved than anything else at the dramatic conclusion of his side's quarter-final win over Scotland.
Oct 18, 20:41
Interview: Scotland back-row Blair Cowan on Rugby World Cup exitScotland back-row Blair Cowan speaks to Sports Mole about his side's World Cup quarter-final defeat to Australia and why there is cause for optimism for the future.
Oct 18, 20:31
Will Genia "amazed" by Scotland performanceAustralia scrum-half Will Genia tells Sports Mole that he was "amazed" by the level of Scotland's performance during their Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham.
Oct 18, 20:10
Australia captain Stephen Moore "thrilled" by semi-final berthAustralia captain Stephen Moore pays tribute to Scotland's performance during their World Cup quarter-final, and is "thrilled" to have booked his place in the last four.
Oct 18, 19:56
Greig Laidlaw: 'Scotland have made great strides'Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw tells Sports Mole that his side have come far since this year's Six Nations whitewash following their Rugby World Cup exit.
Oct 18, 19:43
Marcos Ayerza ready for "tough" Australia testArgentina loosehead prop Marcos Ayerza tells Sports Mole that his side "respect" semi-final opponents Australia, but is hopeful of picking up a win.
Oct 18, 18:48
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland will learn from World Cup heartbreak'Ireland will learn from their Rugby World Cup disappointment in time for next year's Six Nations, Iain Henderson tells Sports Mole.
Oct 18, 18:22
Chris Henry: "We were beaten by a much better side"Ireland second-row Chris Henry admits that he found his side's defeat at the hands of Argentina "tough" to take, but says that there can be no complaints.
Oct 18, 18:07
Devin Toner: 'Injuries no excuse for World Cup exit'Devin Toner tells Sports Mole that Ireland "cannot make excuses" after losing heavily to Argentina in the quarter-final of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 17:34
Ben Smith: 'We managed to take our opportunities'New Zealand full-back Ben Smith tells Sports Mole that France's failure to capitalise on their strong early spell proved costly in their last-eight tie.
Oct 18, 00:53
Julian Savea hails "special" quarter-final victory over FranceNew Zealand wing Julian Savea tells Sports Mole that he felt 'privileged' to play a key role in the Kiwis' quarter-final win over France.
Oct 18, 00:40
Jannie du Plessis "incredibly happy" with South Africa winSouth Africa prop Jannie du Plessis tells Sports Mole that he is "incredibly happy" with his side's win over Wales, but stresses that the job is far from complete.
Oct 18, 00:28
Brodie Retallick: New Zealand can "lift it up a few notches"New Zealand still have enough in the tank to push on from their hugely impressive display against France, Brodie Retallick tells Sports Mole.
Oct 18, 00:21
Gareth Anscombe: 'Nothing between South Africa, Wales'Wales full-back Gareth Anscombe tells Sports Mole that there was "nothing" between his side and South Africa in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham.
Oct 18, 00:11