ARTICLES RELATING TO RWC 2015

RWC to boost UK by £1bn

2014-11-18 17:35

The 2015 RWC in England will boost the UK economy by nearly £1 billion, an economic impact study has revealed.

Mallett: Bok RWC draw unfair

2014-11-03 12:20
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Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says the Springboks' draw at next year's Rugby World Cup is unfair.

Record demand for RWC tickets

2014-10-23 12:35

There has been a record level of demand for tickets to next year's Rugby World Cup to be staged in England and Wales.

Uruguay grab final RWC spot

2014-10-11 22:43

Uruguay beat Russia in Montevideo to snatch the last qualification spot for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.

All Blacks stay RWC favourites

2014-10-06 14:22

The All Blacks remain favourites for next year's Rugby World Cup, despite their defeat to the Springboks at Ellis Park.

Carter relaunches World Cup bid

2014-09-28 11:00

Dan Carter launched his latest comeback aimed at making next year's Rugby World Cup, playing 40 minutes in a provincial match.

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A Jonny Wilkinson lookalike has been deployed by the IRB as part of an advertising campaign to make sure fans buy tickets for next year's World Cup from official sources only.

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Springboks a good RWC bet?

2014-09-17 14:06

Do the Springboks offer the best value a year out from the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales?

Wales to step up RWC prep

2014-09-10 16:05

Wales' plans ahead of next year's World Cup will include training camps in Switzerland and Qatar, coach Warren Gatland has said.

ABs unfazed by advert snub

2014-09-02 08:54

The All Blacks have kicked for touch at their snub from a promotional video advertising tickets for next year's Rugby World Cup.

RWC training venues named

2014-08-26 17:33

The Springboks' training venues for next year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales have been announced.

NZ worried about Boks - Corry

2014-08-22 13:11

Former England loose forward Martin Corry believes the All Blacks' aura of invincibility is slowly waning ahead of the World Cup.

Webb Ellis Cup lands in SA

2014-08-19 12:56

The Webb Ellis Cup has completed its first day in South Africa as part of the fifth leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

Namibia to face All Blacks

2014-07-06 19:01

Namibia have qualified for a fifth consecutive RWC after crushing African qualifying tournament hosts Madagascar in Antananarivo.

Springboks to face Japan

2014-05-26 10:26

The Springboks will face Japan for the first time at next year's World Cup after the Brave Blossoms booked their place in the event.

Melck scores on German debut

2014-04-26 21:39

Germany remain in contention for a 2015 RWC place after a win over Sweden as ex-junior Bok Justin Melck scored on his debut.

All Blacks to break RWC curse

2014-04-12 13:08

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says his team are determined to figure out why no team has defended rugby's World Cup.

Victor: Boks to win 2015 RWC

2014-02-03 10:02
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Victor Matfield says the current Springbok team is the best he's seen and will win next year's Rugby World Cup.

Springboks on RWC 'trial'

2013-11-05 09:22

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says their year-end tour in the UK and France will serve as a trial for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Fourie could have RWC role

2013-08-06 16:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says he included scrumhalf Fourie du Preez with the possibility of utilising him in the 2015 RWC.

RWC schedule is fair: IRB

2013-05-02 15:49

After seven tournaments of inequality, the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be played on an almost level playing field, organisers say.

Boks RWC fixtures released

2013-05-02 14:06

The Springboks' fixtures and venues for their Pool B matches at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales have been released.

Exeter a potential RWC venue

2013-03-04 18:40

Rugby World Cup organisers have added club side Exeter Chiefs to the list of possible venues for the 2015 tournament in England.

Artificial pitch for 2015 RWC?

2012-12-16 21:02

The Welsh Rugby Union says it will consider installing a synthetic pitch at the Millennium Stadium for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Scots can top Boks - coach

2012-12-04 22:23

Scotland's attacking coach Scott Johnson believes they are capable of overcoming South Africa at the Rugby World Cup in 2015.

 

Boks already focused on RWC

2014-11-05 09:21

The Springboks are already using their year-end European tour as preparation for next year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales.

Slade issues Wallaby warning

2014-10-31 18:47

Australia are "definitely still contenders" to win the World Cup despite their current off-field strife, according to Colin Slade.

Steyn must go to 2015 RWC

2014-10-08 14:21

John says Springbok flyhalf Morne Steyn should be a certainty in Heyneke Meyer's World Cup squad next year.

Wilkinson keen to help England

2014-10-04 08:06

Jonny Wilkinson is willing to lend his expertise to England's Rugby World Cup challenge as he moves into coaching.

Fake World Cup ticket warning

2014-09-20 09:56

A Jonny Wilkinson lookalike has been deployed as part of a campaign to make sure fans buy only official RWC tickets.

Boks to rest in Super Rugby?

2014-09-18 09:07

Contracted Springboks could well be rested for certain periods during next year's Super Rugby competition.

Tough RWC pool for Boks

2014-09-16 10:39

The latest IRB world rankings show the Springboks are drawn in the second-toughest pool for next year's Rugby World Cup.

All Blacks to play in Samoa

2014-09-09 08:40

The All Blacks will play their first ever Test in the Pacific Islands next year against Samoa as part of their build-up to the RWC.

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RWC advert: Too big to miss!

2014-09-01 14:32

It's too big to miss! Check the latest advert on next year's Rugby World Cup to be hosted in England and Wales.

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England get extra RWC comfort

2014-08-26 11:39

Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage of their regular training base as they bid to win the 2015 RWC.

NZ worried about Boks - Corry

2014-08-22 09:06

Former England loose forward Martin Corry believes the All Blacks' aura of invincibility is slowly waning ahead of the World Cup.

RWC trophy to visit SA

2014-08-17 14:53

The Webb Ellis Cup is set to arrive in South Africa for the fifth leg of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

Kenya closer to RWC debut

2014-07-02 21:07

Kenya have moved closer to a first Rugby World Cup appearance by outplaying qualifying tournament hosts Madagascar.

Bok kick-off times changed

2014-05-02 19:44

The Springboks will play all four of their 2015 IRB Rugby World Cup pool fixtures in England at 16:45 British time.

Carter kicks off MasterCard's RWC 2015 partnership

2014-04-16 17:02

Dan Carter kicked off MasterCard’s Worldwide Partnership with RWC 2015 in London.

Bok RWC 2015 tickets on sale

2014-03-18 14:38

SA fans needn't worry about securing tickets for Springbok matches at the 2015 RWC following the establishment of SA Rugby Travel.

Boks happy with kick-off times

2013-11-28 09:12

Springbok fans won't be forced to stay up too late when the Boks play in the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.

SBW plans 2015 RWC return

2013-10-13 16:09

Sonny Bill Williams has said he will return to rugby union in 2015 after completing his second season with the Sydney Roosters.

Clive: Wales can win RWC

2013-07-29 13:40

Former World Cup-winning England coach Clive Woodward believes Wales could win the next Rugby World Cup in 2015.

Olympic Stadium plays RWC host

2013-05-02 14:25

London's Olympic Stadium has been confirmed as one of 13 venues for the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup in England and Wales.

Old Trafford set to reject RWC

2013-04-03 21:10

Manchester United's Old Trafford soccer stadium is unlikely to be used as a venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

England confirm RWC warm-ups

2013-02-04 19:25

England will play France home and away and take on Ireland at Twickenham in their three warm-up matches for RWC 2015.

Fans blast RWC draw system

2012-12-05 12:20

The Boks could meet NZ in the 2015 RWC semis, but Sport24 readers say the top two ranked teams shouldn't meet before a final!

Wales' RWC proposal rejected

2012-12-04 18:18

The English RFU has rejected a proposal from Wales to play the 2015 Rugby World Cup match between England and Wales in Cardiff.

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