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Argentina v South Africa - The Rugby Championship
Analysis
Location, location, location - why South Africa, Argentina and Wales really top kicking tables
Pumas have the highest conversion percentage but deeper analysis reveals the Springboks are No.1 once field position is considered.
GETTING A GRIP: Pieter-Steph du Toit dives on to the back of an All Black
Match Preview
When giants collide - the All Blacks and Springboks are ready to rumble
It is fiendishly tough to predict the winner of an epic pool opener as world champions New Zealand face buoyant South Africa.
South Africa's Siya Kolisi
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'If we lose, every game becomes a final,' says Springboks captain Kolisi
Siya Kolisi is determined to put memories of Brighton 2015 behind him and start RWC 2019 with a win but his South Africa side could not have a tougher test than facing the reigning champions.
New Zealand Media Access
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Hansen cries foul over Erasmus as war of words escalates
New Zealand coach is not happy with comments by his South African counterpart about the All Blacks being favoured by referees.
opening ceremony
Press Release
Stage set for spectacular Rugby World Cup 2019 opening ceremony
Sold-out Tokyo Stadium and massive worldwide television audience set to be delighted by uniquely Japanese welcome.
Australia v Fiji - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015
RWC 2019 PREDICTIONS
Predictions game: your chance to choose the finalists
Players, coaches, media and fans from all 20 World Cup countries have had their say in the rugbyworldcup.com bracket game and their choices point to a New Zealand - South Africa final. Now you can have your say...
South Africa defence coach Jacques Nienaber (centre) at a media conference with lock Franco Mostert (left) and Malcolm Marx (right)
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'Professor' Nienaber developing a new theory to stop the All Blacks
South Africa's defence coach is hoping to get his calculations right in Yokohama this weekend.
Gold medallists Fiji pose during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games medal ceremony for the Men's Rugby Sevens
press release
Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019
Tournament will feature 18 sevens players from Rio 2016 - including four Fijians who romped to gold medal glory.
FRA 12 - ARG 17 RWC 2007
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Just for starters: blockbusters that launched the Rugby World Cup 1987-2015
Stransky boots Springboks to glory, party time in Paris for Pumas, the 'Miracle of Brighton' - a look back at the biggest RWC opening-round contests across four decades.
Duane Vermeulen of South Africa tackled by George Pisi of Samoa during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match on September 26, 2015
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Late starter Vermeulen earns 50th cap against All Blacks
'That's cool, I didn't know about it,' says Springboks' number eight of his landmark appearance in Yokohama.
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Tournament Bracket Game
The countdown to Rugby World Cup 2019 is on. Check out the tournament bracket to predict who will be crowned champions!