Jones: Japan can be 'team of the tournament'

2015-10-10 09:05

Eddie Jones says his Japan side will be the Rugby World Cup's 'team of the tournament' if they beat the USA.


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Fourie: Boks can't be in a better position

2015-10-10 06:56

Springbok captain Fourie du Preez believes the Boks cannot be in a better position at present.

World Cup

England World Cup coaches barred

2015-10-09 19:54

England coaches Andy Farrell and Graham Rowntree have been barred from the dressing room for Saturday's Uruguay clash.

World Cup

Byrne: Israel Folau a 'freak'

2015-10-09 18:25

Former Welsh fullback Lee Byrne believes that Australia's Israel Folau poses a major threat in Saturday's crucial clash.

World Cup

Namibia's Bothma banned

2015-10-09 16:49

Namibian No 8 Renaldo Bothma has been suspended for two weeks following a dangerous tackle in his side's loss to Georgia.

World Cup

Pumas, Namibia make 11 changes each

2015-10-09 14:23

Argentina and Namibia have made 11 changes each for their last Rugby World Cup pool match.

World Cup

Picamoles back for France v Ireland

2015-10-09 12:45

No 8 Louis Picamoles will start France's Pool D decider against Ireland on Sunday as one of two changes to the team who beat Canada.

World Cup

Win over Boks was 'massive' for Japanese rugby

2015-10-09 10:38

Japan coach Eddie Jones says their RWC win over the Springboks has turned the rugby landscape “upside down” in their country.

World Cup

Boks can brace for Wales - bookies

2015-10-09 09:14

The Springboks will face Wales in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

World Cup

'England can't afford me', jokes Gatland

2015-10-09 08:10

Wales boss Warren Gatland has ruled himself out of the running to succeed beleaguered England coach Stuart Lancaster.

World Cup

Wales seek to end woeful Wallaby run

2015-10-09 08:11

Wales head into their RWC Pool A decider against Australia at Twickenham bidding to end a run of 10 straight defeats by the Wallabies.

World Cup

Pacific island teams singled out for rough tactics?

2015-10-08 20:32

Samoa coach Stephen Betham has claimed that Pacific island teams had been singled out over rough play at the RWC.

World Cup

Scotland braced for game of their lives

2015-10-08 19:52

Scotland's players are prepared for the biggest game of their careers when they face Samoa in a Pool B match on Saturday.

World Cup

Lood is a tackling machine

2015-10-08 17:39

Springbok lock Lood de Jager has now made more tackles than anybody at Rugby World Cup 2015.

World Cup

Folau fit, Wallabies change 3 for Wales

2015-10-08 15:23

Israel Folau will start Australia's Pool A table-topping decider with Wales at Twickenham on Saturday.

World Cup

KO'd Burger in good spirits

2015-10-08 15:09

Jacques Burger took to Twitter to say his farewells as news of his retirement from international rugby broke.

World Cup

Brighton: Did Heyneke nearly go?

2015-10-08 14:00

Albeit with a twinkle in his eye, Heyneke Meyer may have reminded of a certain Bok ‘chaos’ after the Japan result, writes Rob Houwing.

World Cup

All Blacks' deficiencies in the spotlight

2015-10-10 06:55

The All Blacks' image as surefire RWC winners is starting to fade as not only critics but also fans begin to question them.

Currie Cup

Blue Bulls secure home semi-final

2015-10-09 19:40

The Blue Bulls ensured a home Currie Cup semi-final against Western Province with a win over the Pumas on Friday night.

World Cup

Lancaster comes out guns blazing

2015-10-09 16:59

Embattled England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster has come out fighting after taking heavy blows during the week.

World Cup

Parisse to miss Italy's last clash

2015-10-09 16:29

Italy have made two changes to their side for Sunday's Rugby World Cup Pool D clash against Romania.

Currie Cup

High standards for Lions' fringe players

2015-10-09 14:01

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann expects nothing less than the best from his fringe players when they take on Griquas.

World Cup

Mallett says 'no thanks' after England call

2015-10-09 12:16

Following their team’s exit from the RWC, England’s rugby bosses appear interested in the services of former Bok coach Nick Mallett.

World Cup

Girls be hating the fat boys

2015-10-09 10:43

They may be getting paid the big bucks in France, but the latest Vodacom Player Ratings suggest the ladies have no time for the poor old props.


Springboks hitting their straps

2015-10-09 10:11

South Africa, who are finding impressive form. will be interested spectators when Australia tackle Wales, writes Alan Solomons.

Currie Cup

Lions coach explains picking ‘B’ team

2015-10-09 08:11

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has explained why he opted to rest his star players for their clash against Griquas.

World Cup

De Allende's star burns bright

2015-10-08 22:00

Among South Africa's batch of talented youngsters at this year's RWC, inside centre Damian de Allende has emerged as the most influential.

World Cup

Boks were 'in a dark space'

2015-10-08 20:15

Springbok defence coach John McFarland has spoken about the struggles the squad faced after their loss to Japan.

World Cup

Lancaster: Rebuilding morale is tough

2015-10-08 18:49

Rebuilding morale in the battered and bruised England World Cup squad has been a hard battle says Stuart Lancaster.

World Cup

'Remember England', Samoa warn Scotland

2015-10-08 17:02

Samoa warned Scotland to take nothing for granted in their final pool game on Saturday, pointing to England's demise at the World Cup.

World Cup

Mallett: Tough to judge Bok performance

2015-10-08 16:06

The Springboks improved markedly in the second half of their victory over the USA, former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says.

Currie Cup

SARU calms fears over Kings cash crisis

2015-10-08 14:56

High level discussions have taken place to address the financial issues of the Eastern Province Rugby Union.

Currie Cup

Robert du Preez to coach at Sharks?

2015-10-08 14:10

Leopards coach Robert du Preez has been linked with a coaching role at the Sharks.

World Cup

All Blacks batter brave Tonga

2015-10-09 22:59

The All Blacks were far too strong for Tonga in Friday night's Rugby World Cup clash in Newcastle.

Currie Cup

WP too good for EP Kings

2015-10-09 19:42

Western Province cruised to a 45-14 win over the EP Kings in a Currie Cup clash at Newlands on Friday.

World Cup

Boks more focused after Japan shock

2015-10-09 14:00

Stand-in Springbok captain Fourie du Preez has admitted that they were complacent ahead of their RWC opener against Japan.

World Cup

Ireland recall Toner, Healy for France

2015-10-09 15:52

Ireland recalled Devin Toner and Cian Healy to the team to face France in Sunday's Pool D decider.

World Cup

Springboks' bus driver inspires team in UK

2015-10-09 12:16

Springbok bus driver Greg Levendahl, said he is leaving England knowing that Heyneke Meyer's men will do well in the rest of the tournament.

World Cup

Tuilagi to appeal 5-week ban

2015-10-09 12:12

Samoa wing Alesana Tuilagi has appealed against his five-week ban for striking an opponent with his knee during a RWC match against Japan.

World Cup

Crunch time for Scotland

2015-10-09 11:12

Scotland coach Vern Cotter did not have to think twice when asked to sum up what Saturday's Samoa game meant.

Currie Cup

Whiteley rushed in to lead Lions

2015-10-09 10:04

The Golden Lions have made late changes to their side to take on Griquas in a Currie Cup clash in Johannesburg .

World Cup

Boot boys Biggar, Foley set for showdown

2015-10-09 08:11

Bernard Foley and Dan Biggar - who put England's WC hopes to the sword on successive weekends - go boot-to-boot on Saturday.

World Cup

Robshaw had raw deal

2015-10-08 20:15

England captain Chris Robshaw has been unfairly lambasted for the hosts RWC failure, a top member of his Harlequins club has said.

World Cup

Ireland favourites but France bullish

2015-10-08 20:40

Although they see Ireland as the best team in Europe, the French believe they can be beating in Sunday's Pool D encounter.

Currie Cup

Leopards clinch First Division Title

2015-10-08 20:11

The Leopards scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to win the Currie Cup First Division title on Thursday

World Cup

Butch thrilled for 'good guy' Habana

2015-10-08 16:09

Butch James has congratulated his former team-mate Bryan Habana on equalling Jonah Lomu's record for World Cup tries.

Currie Cup

Bulls target fast start

2015-10-08 15:26

The Blue Bulls need one point from this weekend's trip to the Pumas to secure a home Currie Cup semi-final.

World Cup

Samoa ring the changes for Scotland clash

2015-10-08 16:01

Samoa have made seven changes for their final Pool B game against Scotland in Newcastle on Saturday.

World Cup

Habana humbled by Lomu comparison

2015-10-08 14:00

Springbok wing Bryan Habana scythed through the USA for a hat-trick of tries that took him level with a player he feels is beyond comparison.

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