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Chris Hewett

Chris Hewett is Rugby Union Correspondent for The Independent.

The A to Z guide to the Rugby World Cup

Faced with a feast of rugby over the next six weeks, Chris Hewett goes through the menu to pick out the most appetising items. Who will be the best player? Can any of the outsiders cause a shock? And will Chris Robshaw rise to the occasion?

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Who is alive and kicking in Rugby World Cup's pool of death?

With England facing Fiji in just over five weeks to kick-start the Rugby World Cup, Pool A will guarantee that one of the tournament giants faces an early exit. Chris Hewett weighs up the five contenders battling for two quarter-final places