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Test rugby
Collaboration at the heart of innovative and exciting July test rugby window
World Rugby has worked with unions and other stakeholders to ensure that a full programme of men’s internationals can take place next month.
The Open Side: Tendai Mtawarira
The Open Side
The Open Side: Tendai Mtawarira on how the Springboks embraced diversity to win Rugby World Cup 2019
The Beast is the first guest on The Open Side, a new series of in-depth interviews and stories told by the people who were right at their centre.
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British and Irish Lions
Five potential British and Irish Lions bolters
Ahead of Thursday’s squad announcement, we look at five players who have an outside chance of making the trip to South Africa.
Jersey Tales: Bryan Habana
Jersey Tales
Jersey Tales: Bryan Habana on carrying Francois Pienaar’s bags, playing for the G team and winning Rugby World Cup
The Springbok legend is this week’s guest on the new World Rugby YouTube series that takes fans on a journey through a player’s career via the jerseys they wore.
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RWC 2023
Opening of the France 2023 general public ticket sale - 350,000 tickets sold
Official Rugby World Cup 2023 tickets were made available to fans across the globe with all 350,000 tickets sold within five hours.
Stade de France general view
RWC 2023
Your guide to the nine host stadiums at Rugby World Cup 2023
We give you the lowdown on each of the nine stadiums preparing to welcome fans to Rugby World Cup 2023.
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RWC 2023
Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about
We take a look at the Rugby World Cup 2023 match schedule to see which fixtures will have the biggest impact on the tournament.
France v Argentina - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group C
RWC 2023
Hosts France to face New Zealand in blockbuster RWC 2023 opening match
World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have announced the much-anticipated match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2023, a tournament with players and fans at heart that will engage the whole of France.
British and Irish Lions 1997: Paul Wallace
British and Irish Lions
Former British and Irish Lion Paul Wallace picks his starting XV to face South Africa
Former Ireland prop, Paul Wallace, one of the heroes of the triumphant 1997 tour to South Africa, chooses his favoured starting British and Irish Lions XV.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
Rugby World Cup
De Klerk: ‘I don’t want to lose that Rugby World Cup feeling’
Rugby World Cup 2019 winner, Faf de Klerk, insists the Springboks will be ready for the challenge that awaits them when they next take to the field as world champions.
Handré Pollard v Ireland, Dublin 2014
RWC 2023
Ireland v South Africa: Historic rivalry set for Rugby World Cup debut at France 2023
After the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw pitted Ireland against South Africa for the first time at the tournament, we take a look at the teams’ shared history.
Georgia v Fiji - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool D
RWC 2023
The eight places still up for grabs at Rugby World Cup 2023
Twelve places confirmed, eight to go. We take a look at the France 2023 qualification picture following the official draw.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Rugby World Cup Memories
10 classic men’s pool matches at Rugby World Cup
Following the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw, we look back at 10 of the best men’s pool matches from the archives.
Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw
Rugby World Cup 2023
"There is no easy pool": Reaction to Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw
Following the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw, we look at the match-ups that will be on display in France and get reaction from the qualified nations.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 final
RWC 2023
Bill Beaumont anticipates transformational Rugby World Cup 2023 in France
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont believes that Rugby World Cup 2023 will play a transformational role for rugby on and off the field as a vehicle for raising and tackling environmental issues, tackling discrimination, providing opportunities for young people and delivering the economic stimulus for rugby and France in post-pandemic recovery.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: South Africa
We conclude our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw on Monday with defending champions South Africa the final nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Richie McCaw - New Zealand, Rugby World Cup 2015
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: New Zealand
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with New Zealand the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Rugby World Cup
Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw: Most and least common fixtures in tournament’s history
Ahead of the official Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw in Paris on Monday, we take a look at the fixtures that have been played more than others — and those that have left fans wanting more.
Photo of Jonny Wilkinson kicking the drop goal in extra time that gives England a 20-17 victory over Australia in the final of Rugby World Cup 2003
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: England
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with 2019 runners-up England the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Photo of Josh Adams playing for Wales against Georgia at Rugby World Cup 2019
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Wales
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Wales the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Argentina v New Zealand - 2020 Tri-Nations
RWC 2023
Six of the best: Southern hemisphere newcomers set to shine at Rugby World Cup 2023
We select six newly-capped players from the Bledisloe Cup/Tri-Nations who appear set for a big future and a starring role at Rugby World Cup 2023.
Rugby World Cup 2023 live draw - Time zones
RWC 2023
Six ambassadors of the “art of being French” on stage at the Rugby World Cup France 2023 Draw
The Draw will take place at 12:30 CET on Monday, 14 December at the Palais Brongniart in Paris with six ambassadors who embody French identity and culture to have a key role in drawing the 20 teams into the four pools.
Japan v Ireland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool A
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Ireland
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw with Ireland the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
John Eales trophy lift at RWC 1999
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Australia
We continue on our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 by taking a look at Australia’s history in the tournament.
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World Rugby Awards
Richie McCaw and Jessy Trémoulière lead winners at World Rugby Awards Special Edition
Black Ferns star Portia Woodman scooped two awards during the online show that celebrated sporting excellence as well as outstanding public service in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wales v France - Rugby World Cup 2019: quarter-final
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: France
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with hosts France the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Japan
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Japan the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Scotland v Russia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Scotland
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw with Scotland the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
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RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Argentina
We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023 draw with Argentina the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Australia v Fiji - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group D
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Fiji
We continue our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Fiji the latest nation under the spotlight for their RWC story.
Italy v Namibia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool B
RWC 2023
RWC 2023 Spotlight: Italy
We begin our countdown to Rugby World Cup 2023 with Italy under the spotlight for their RWC story.
France v Argentina - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group C
RWC 2023
All eyes turn to Paris ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw
The next major milestone on the Rugby World Cup France 2023 journey will take place in Paris on Monday, 14 December, 2020 at 12:00 local time (11:00 GMT).
New Zealand v Argentina - 2020 Tri-Nations
Rugby history
10 of the biggest upsets in international rugby history
Following Argentina’s first ever win against New Zealand, we look back at some of the biggest upsets in the history of the game.
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RWC 2023
LOXAM announced as Rugby World Cup France 2023 Official Sponsor
The LOXAM Group, leader in equipment rental, becomes Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup France 2023. This commitment was formalized this Monday, September 7 by LOXAM Group Chairman Gérard Déprez and France 2023 CEO Claude Atcher.
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RWC 2023
France 2023 aims to deliver positive impact and unite the host nation with three years to go
8 September marks three years to go until France hosts Rugby World Cup 2023 and to celebrate the milestone, the France 2023 organising committee has announced details of how the flagship event will be the most socially responsible and sustainable rugby event ever.
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Rugby history
Six players who made inspirational returns to the rugby pitch
We take a look at six players who have dealt with hardships off the pitch in order to thrive on it.
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Virtual High Performance Academy
Eddie Jones happy to share secrets of his success through Virtual High Performance Academy
The England coach has kept busy during lockdown, passing on his considerable coaching knowledge to participants in the World Rugby Virtual High Performance Academy.
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Rugby history
An open game: The story of how rugby union turned professional
We take a look at the events leading up to Vernon Pugh’s historic announcement in Paris, 25 years ago.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
Pionering coaches
Rassie Erasmus: The rugby DJ who got the Springboks back on track
We take a look at what makes Rassie Erasmus special and how he took the Springboks from sixth in the world to number one.
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MEDIA RELEASES
International rugby set to resume in October as World Rugby Council approves temporary 2020 COVID-19 calendar
An exciting programme of international matches is set to take place later this year after the World Rugby Council approved a temporary adjustment to Regulation 9 to accommodate the release of international players for revised 2020 windows.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
U20 Championship
U20 Championship: Springboard to Rugby World Cup glory
Following South Africa’s victory at Rugby World Cup 2019, 28 World Rugby U20 Championship graduates have now lifted the Webb Ellis Cup.
RWC 1995: trophy presentation
Rugby World Cup Memories
On this day in 1995: Mandela, Williams and Pienaar help unite South Africa
Twenty-five years on from the historic Rugby World Cup 1995 final, Francois Pienaar, Bryan Habana and Siya Kolisi reflect on the inspirational effect of South Africa's RWC victories on their generations.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
MEDIA RELEASES
RWC 2019 delivers record economic, social and sporting outcomes for Japan
Japan 2019 was the most economically successful Rugby World Cup ever, with nearly £4.3 billion generated in economic output according to a report published by EY today.
Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualification Process
RWC 2023
Qualification process set for Rugby World Cup 2023
World Rugby has announced details of the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.
Photo of Bryan Habana diving over to score South Africa's third try against USA at Rugby World Cup 2015
Podcast Preview
The World Rugby Podcast: Bryan Habana
The legendary Springbok winger joins Sean Maloney for the latest in our ‘Inside the 22’ series.
RWC 1995: South Africa v Australia
Classic matches
Watch LIVE rugby TODAY ... South Africa v Australia, RWC 1995
Rugby World Cup 1995 signified the dawning of a new era and South Africa got the tournament off to the best possible start with victory over Australia, a match you can watch again in full via our live streaming service this Friday.
Japan v Scotland - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group A
Press releases
New research links Japan’s Rugby World Cup hosting with national pride and excitement boost
Rugby World Cup hosting was a catalyst for national pride growth in Japan, capturing the imagination, growing rugby interest and leaving a positive legacy for the sport, according to the latest research.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Press releases
RWC 2019 sets new broadcast records and inspires new audiences
Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan was the most watched rugby event ever with more than 857 million people around the world watching the action via World Rugby’s network of rights-holding broadcast partners, an increase of 26 per cent from the previous tournament in England.
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Press releases
RWC 2019 player welfare approach delivered significant concussion reduction
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has praised “hugely encouraging” player welfare results from RWC 2019 that demonstrate a 28 per cent reduction in overall concussion incidence and a 37 per cent reduction in tackle concussion incidence compared to the current elite competition average.
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RWC 2023
World Rankings race begins for RWC 2023 Pool Draw
World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.
England v Australia - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Features
Retiring legends of the international arena
Rugby World Cup 2019 was the last hurrah for a host of international rugby greats. Here we highlight the players who have officially called time on their test careers.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
Press releases
Fun focus sees RWC 2019 social and digital content break new ground and records
World Rugby has announced record-breaking digital content viewing figures for Rugby World Cup 2019, confirming the tournament as one of the most watched and engaged sports events of the decade.
RWC 2023 meetings - November 2019
RWC 2023
France 2023 sets sights on most impactful Rugby World Cup as preparations are praised
World Rugby has concluded its first official coordination meetings in Paris since the hosting ball was passed from Japan 2019 to France 2023 earlier this month, with the international federation praising continued strong progress.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
World Rankings
Springboks on top of the world
Rugby World Cup 2019 champions South Africa move to the top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time in nearly 10 years.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
Report card: South Africa
South Africa spread wings for thrilling third RWC triumph
Coach Rassie Erasmus's approach was vindicated as his team bounced back from their opening defeat to claim title in dominant style.
England v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019 Final
Final analysis: the numbers that matter
An 11-3 scrum count is South Africa's springboard to victory
South Africa displayed complete physical dominance over England in the final of Rugby World Cup 2019.
South Africa Media Access
News
Erasmus, the Springboks' natural born coach
Even as a player, a pretty good one at that, he was obsessed with the technical stuff. Now, after a steady climb up the coaching ranks, his attention to detail could land the greatest rugby prize of all.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Final Analysis: Key man - South Africa
Magical Mapimpi's unstoppable surge to the top
Rugby News Service analysts select key performers to watch out for in Saturday's final. Here we spotlight South Africa winger Makazole Mapimpi.
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Match preview
Two styles, one winner: can England create a new world order?
As a wonderful tournament comes to a close, Eddie Jones's team seek to win the Rugby World Cup with their fourth straight north v south victory. But they know South Africa have the game to kick their hopes into touch.
South Africa vs Italy - Kolbe and Braley
Final Analysis: Key Man - South Africa
Pocket rocket Kolbe can be Springboks' winning weapon
Rugby News Service analysts select key performers to watch out for ahead of Saturday's final. The latest is South Africa winger Cheslin Kolbe.
South Africa Captain's Run
Final Analysis: South Africa
Boks can give England a run for their money
South Africa's knockout success has been built on strangling the opposition's attack. It won't be so easy against England so expect more possession and passing from the Boks.
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News
The fabulous backroom boys - South Africa
Rugby News Service profiles the unsung heroes on the coaching support staff who have helped Rassie Erasmus lead South Africa to the Rugby World Cup final.
South Africa v Italy - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group B
News
Pollard's verdict on final pressure: I love it
South Africa fly-half says he has been preparing his whole life to take the kick that may win the Rugby World Cup.
England v Argentina - Rugby World Cup 2019: Pool C
Final Analysis: Key Man - England
Why destructive Itoje is England’s one-man wrecking crew
Rugby News Service analysts select key performers to watch in Saturday's final. Here we spotlight England second-row Maro Itoje.
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World Rankings
Top spot beckons for Webb Ellis Cup winners
Whoever lifts the Webb Ellis Cup at International Stadium Yokohama on Saturday will end the weekend top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings.
World Rugby Men's 15s Player of the Year 2019 nominees
World Rugby Awards
Nominees for World Rugby Players of the Year announced
Six nations are represented on the shortlists for the World Rugby Men's and Women's 15s Player of the Year awards in association with Mastercard, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards 2019 in Tokyo on Sunday.
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News
Keep your cool and you can do it again, double winner du Randt tells Boks
Legendary Springbok prop calls on forwards to 'man-up' in Saturday's Rugby World Cup final - and looks back to 2007 when a sense of invincibility helped his team to victory over England.
World Rugby Team of the Year 2019 nominees
World Rugby Awards
World Rugby Team and Coach of the Year nominees announced
The nominees for the World Rugby Team and Coach of the Year 2019 accolades have been revealed with Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts Japan and their coach Jamie Joseph joined by the four semi-finalists in England, South Africa, Wales and New Zealand on the shortlists.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
Final Analysis: Key Man - South Africa
Dynamic De Klerk drives Springboks' quest for territory
England's Ben Youngs will need all his experience to defuse the threat posed by the blond bombshell opposite him at scrum-half.
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team announcement
Kolbe back for the Boks as Erasmus sticks to his guns
Fit-again winger is South Africa coach's sole change to the match-day 23 that ground out a win against Wales in the semi-final.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
ROAD TO THE FINAL
How relentless South Africa ground their way to decider
Through the force of De Jager, the tries of speedster Mapimpi and Pollard's boot, the Boks are on the brink of becoming the first champions to have lost en route.
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News
Familiarity breeds content for Springboks' Premiership player Koch
South Africa prop is happy he can put his inside knowledge of his Saracens team-mates to good use ahead of their final showdown against England.
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World Rugby Awards
Shortlist revealed for IRP Try of the Year
The contenders for the International Rugby Players Try of the Year 2019 have been revealed, with the winner to be announced at the World Rugby Awards in Tokyo on 3 November.
World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year 2019
World Rugby Awards
World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year nominees announced
Joe Cokanasiga, Herschel Jantjies and Romain Ntamack are the nominees for the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year 2019 award in association with Tudor.
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News
Past dramas leave finalists with big boots to fill
Kickers have played a starring role in their previous World Cup encounters, in which South Africa hold a 3-1 advantage over England.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
News
Nothing up his sleeve, Erasmus happy to come clean
The Springboks coach has hinted there will be no final surprises, and he is unfazed by his team's boring label - it might not be pretty but their predictable style has got them to a World Cup decider.
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News
Kolisi can give same inspiration he received, says Habana
The South Africa legend says the fact the Springboks captain comes from where it was not about the boots he wore but more about whether he had any food, offers hope to everyone in their country.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
News
'I can't believe I'm here. I watched our last final in a township tavern'
Siya Kolisi will rightly be a very proud man when he leads out the Springboks in the Rugby World Cup final. The last time they were there he was watching in Zwide township.
England v New Zealand - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
World Rankings
England win ends long wait to top rankings for second time
England return to the top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time in 15 years with their Rugby World Cup 2019 final opponents South Africa now breathing down their necks.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
weekend wrap
Revise and repeat in the semis' circle of life
England rewrite record books against the All Blacks, while Handre Pollard’s return to form with the boot gives Wales a knockout dose of deja vu.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
MATCH REVIEW: WAL 16-19 RSA
Boks grind their way past Wales to set up showdown with England
Wales battle back from seven points behind but Pollard's late penalty ends their hopes - and coach Erasmus promises Boks will 'grind it out' again in the final.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
Analysis
When things get tight in a match teams need a kicker they can rely on
South Africa and England secured their places in the final in contrasting fashion, but both teed up their wins with penalty shots.
Wales v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Semi-Final
News
Pollard keeps his cool to land winning kick
Springbok fly-half maintains his perfect record with match-winning penalty - his toughest kick of the match.
South Africa v Wales - Quarter Final: Rugby World Cup 2015
Match preview
Coach Gatland predicts 'kicking fest' as injuries to speedsters sway tactics
History makes Springboks overwhelming favourites for World Cup sem-final but Wales will point to four successive wins against South Africa.
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News
From the archives: Four classic Wales v South Africa clashes
Epic encounters between these two proud rugby nations include a historic win on a ground-breaking day and a couple of tight and tense World Cup thrillers.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
News
Kolisi: defeat by New Zealand has made us stronger
South Africa's captain insists his side learned important lessons from their opening-game defeat by the All Blacks and have improved through playing 'play-off rugby' since then.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
News
Springbok Pollard predicts a battle of the boot
South Africa fly-half knows he has to improve his goal-kicking as he expects nothing but the best from Wales's Leigh Halfpenny in Sunday's semi-final.
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World Rankings
'We want to become number one in the world again'
The semi-final winners will occupy the top two places in the World Rugby Men's Rankings but will New Zealand retain top spot, England end a 15-year wait to return to number one, Wales reach a first ever Rugby World Cup final or South Africa continue their climb back towards the summit?
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
News
Erasmus broods over Springboks bench
But after some anxious deliberations, South Africa's head coach has stuck with his ploy of having six replacement forwards to call on for the semi-final against Wales.
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Physio proud to be with Boks for the long stretch
'This is where I feel I belong,' says South Africa's Rene Naylor, who hopes it will be third time lucky for her at RWC 2019.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
News
Poster boy De Allende brings Spanish flair to Springboks
He may have graced the covers of fashion magazines, but the South Africa centre is as ruthless as a matador on the pitch.
South Africa Media Access
team announcement
Huge blow to Springboks as Kolbe is ruled out of Wales clash
Flying winger has failed to recover from an ankle injury and is replaced by S’Busiso Nkosi for the semi-final at International Stadium Yokohama on Sunday.
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Quotes of the day - Wednesday, 23 October
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New Zealand v South Africa: Faf de Klerk
News
De Klerk kicks social media stick into touch
South Africa scrum-half insists he will carry on putting boot to ball despite criticism of his tactics on Twitter.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Lood de Jager
News
De Jager offers brains and brawn to Boks
South Africa boast a 100 per cent lineout record at the World Cup, and the university-educated second-row has played a big part in that success story.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
News
Vermeulen seeks to remake the magic that beat Wales four years ago
Sleight of hand by Springboks number eight saw off Gatland's team at RWC 2015 and he hopes to have a new trick up his sleeve in Sunday's semi-final.
South Africa v Italy - Rugby World Cup 2019: Group B
News
Lose focus for four minutes and we've had it, warns Erasmus
Upbeat South Africa coach says his team are doing plenty right but they need to work on their concentration if they want to win the World Cup.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-final
World Rankings
England and South Africa on the rise in rankings
England and South Africa climb the World Rugby Men's Rankings to ensure that the top four nations will contest the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter Final
Analysis
Brave Blossoms no match for South Africa's power play
To some, it might not have been beautiful, but in the contest up front, the Springboks were pretty effective.
Japan v South Africa - Rugby World Cup 2019: Quarter-Final
MATCH REVIEW: JPN 3-26 RSA
Springboks 'push the right buttons' to end Japan’s party
Mighty South Africa forwards outmuscle Brave Blossoms to lay on three tries and set up a semi-final showdown with Wales.
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