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The 13 RWC articles you have to read

2015-09-21 21:23
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Cape Town - The internet almost exploded in the aftermath of the Springboks shock Rugby World Cup defeat to Japan in Brighton on Saturday.

Monday was a record day for South Africa's No 1 sporting website - Sport24.

We've narrowed down the hundreds of articles into the Top 10 you simply have to read.

1. James Small lets rip at Zane Kirchner

Former Springbok wing James Small has launched a scathing Twitter attack on current fullback Zane Kirchner.

2. Internet pokes fun at the Boks. All the memes

The internet has gone into overdrive after Japan pulled off a sensational win over South Africa.

3. Fourie du Preez: I tried to warn the Boks

South African scrumhalf Fourie du Preez, who plays his club rugby in Japan, described the 34-32 loss to Japan as the low point of his career.

4. The 4 most embarrassing moments in Springbok history

The Springboks’ Rugby World Cup defeat to Japan this past weekend was described as the biggest upset in the history of the Rugby World Cup.

5. Springboks v Japan: 5 talking points

Five talking points following the Springboks’ embarrassing World Cup defeat to Japan in Brighton.

6. Coenie sets unwanted sin-bin 'record'

Entering their Rugby World Cup match against Japan, the Springboks were the only side not to have received a yellow card in 2015...

7. Jake White: Boks were a 'disgrace'

Former Springbok coach Jake White did not hold back when giving his opinion on the Springboks' embarrassing loss to Japan.

8. Heyneke Meyer's Springbok song playlist

It is surely one of the worst weeks in Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer's career.

9. Springboks sink to sixth in world rankings

Following their shock Rugby World Cup defeat to Japan in Brighton, the Springboks have slipped to No 6 on World Rugby’s official rankings.

10. Mbalula issues warning to Springboks

South Africa's Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has warned the Springboks to redeem themselves against Samoa.

11. Springboks gave Butch James a 'hangover'

Former Springbok flyhalf Butch James woke up with a ‘hangover’ on Sunday... but it was not alcohol induced.

12. 'Amazing' fans do South Africa proud

A silver lining to the Springboks' almost inconceivable loss to Japan in Brighton has been found.

13. Joel Stransky: Heyneke, we're tired of apologies

1995 Rugby World Cup-winning flyhalf Joel Stransky does not want to hear any more apologies from Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer.


More memes! The internet can't stop poking fun at the Springboks

The reaction to the Springboks loss to Japan may have died down a bit but the memes continue to flood the internet...

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