Beware these World Cup underdogs

Date published: December 11 2014

With less than 12 months remaining until the World Cup, minnows and underdogs alike are preparing at full steam, irrespective of how the odds are stacked against them.

No matter where one’s allegiances may lie, it’s difficult not to root for the little guy in a tournament as prestigious as the Rugby World Cup.

As with any sport, there is an obvious hierarchy in rugby but our friends at Bleacher Report have taken a look at the dark horses that may upset the apple cart.