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Jonathan Liew is the Chief Sports Writer of The Independent. In February 2019 he was named sports columnist of the year by the Sports Journalists' Association.

England’s World Cup final agony and the questions left unanswered

No one will ever know truly why Eddie Jones’ side lost this final only that they did

England stand at gates of history in semi-final to define careers

This trial, against a formidable All Blacks side, is the vision that has sustained this group of players since they first picked up a ball

Deconstructing the invincible aura of the All Blacks

The Australian’s comments have created a dilemma as to whether England treat New Zealand as they would any other side or acknowledge their peerless status ahead of the semi-final showdown