Photo Gallery

Showcasing a wide selection of some of the finest Rugby World Cup imagery available, In Pursuit of Bill uses Action Images (Reuters) to paint the full picture. Below is a small selection of what readers will find inside...

Springbok celebrations: South Africa captain John Smit holds The Webb Ellis Cup aloft as his team-mates savour their new world champion status after defeating England (15-6) in the 2007 final at the Stade de France in Paris. South Africa became only the second country to win the title twice. (Action Images) RWC History 1 Australia South Africa president Thabo Mbeki celebrates with the Springboks after their victory over England in the 2007 final. (Action Images) RWC History 2 Australia France reserve fly-half Frédéric Michalak makes the break that leads to a match-winning try for Les Bleus in a thrilling 2007 quarter-final against New Zealand in Cardiff. Trailing the All Blacks 13-3 at half time, France clawed their way back in the second half before claiming another historic upset. (Action Images) RWC History 3 Australia
Fiji celebrates victory over Wales in the final Pool B match of Rugby World Cup 2007. The win secured Fiji a place in the quarter-finals – their first appearance in the knockout stage since the inaugural tournament in 1987. Wales were left shattered as their campaign came to an abrupt end. (Action Images) RWC History 4 Australia RWC History 5 Australia RWC History 6 Australia
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