Excitement mounts for Rugby World Cup

2015-09-16 06:00
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Port Elizabeth’s own Siya Kolisi (left) takes a selfie with teammate Damian de Allende during the team public farewell in Johannesburg on Saturday. The South African Rugby World Cup squad was given a public farewell on Friday.

: Port Elizabeth’s own Siya Kolisi (left) takes a selfie with teammate Damian de Allende during the team public farewell in Johannesburg on Saturday. The South African Rugby World Cup squad was given a public farewell on Friday.

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WITH the Rugby World Cup just two days away, Bok fans are up and running, to get flags, beanies and T-shirts, all in support of their team.

The World Cup is set to take place in England this year, with the finals taking place in London’s Twickenham Stadium.

The World Cup kicks off Friday evening, September 18 at 8pm, with the opening match between England and Fiji.

The Boks will play their first game on Saturday, September 19, against Japan.

The quarter finals start on October 17, followed by the semi-finals on October 24.

All matches will be broadcast live on Supersport 1 (DStv Channel 201)

Fixtures for all South Africa’s games:

19 September: South Africa vs Japan 16:45

26 September: South Africa vs Samoa 16:45

3 October: South Africa vs Scotland 16:45

7 October: South Africa vs USA 16:45

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