Deon Gouws: The Springbok bubble – Lemmings overpaying, soon to sell

2015-10-13 11:08

An analyst likens the Springboks to a company listed on a stock exchange, and takes a light-hearted look at how the market will react to its losses and gains.

Hooper slapped with one-match ban

2015-10-06 14:03

Michael Hooper has been suspended for one match and will miss Australia's Pool A decider against Wales.

Habana to extend Test career?

2015-10-06 12:36

Bryan Habana for most-capped Bok? It’s beginning to sound as though you shouldn’t bet against it, writes Rob Houwing.

Hooper cited over shoulder charge

2015-10-05 12:08

Star Australian flank Michael Hooper could miss the Pool A decider with Wales after being cited.

All Blacks treading water, admits Hansen

2015-10-05 08:29

Steve Hansen says his All Blacks are holding back on their A game at this Rugby World Cup.

Boks bask in British sunshine

2015-10-02 09:36

Who’d have thought that the Boks would be enjoying the great outdoors in autumnal Newcastle? Rob Houwing reports ...

Boks: Scots lose No 10 sting

2015-10-01 14:08

Scotland seem certain to be without their young talisman Finn Russell for the challenge of the Springboks, reports Rob Houwing.

Joseph back for England, Lawes out

2015-10-01 13:15

England have recalled fit-again centre Jonathan Joseph for their key Rugby World Cup clash against Australia.

Jones relishing 'David v Goliath' clash

2015-09-18 11:17

The statistics suggest Japan has little chance of bringing off the greatest upset in RWC history by beating two-time rugby world champions SA.

Spa blowouts: Pirelli blames track debris

2015-09-04 08:49

An 'exceptional combined effect' of track debris and prolonged usage caused the high-speed tyre blowouts at the 2015 Belgian GP, said Pirelli.


Meyer taking no chances

2015-10-06 14:03

Heyneke Meyer will use Wednesday's game against the USA to strengthen his combinations ahead of the knockouts.

Burgess dumped for last RWC game

2015-10-06 13:45

England coach Stuart Lancaster has dropped controversial rugby league convert Sam Burgess for the side's last RWC game against Uruguay.

Magic mile spurs on Springboks

2015-10-06 07:13

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer has taken inspiration from the first sub four-minute mile as the Springboks bid to make RWC history.

A Bok side to see off USA ...

2015-10-05 10:52

It’s a tricky task, but our man on site Rob Houwing tries to guess the Bok team to tackle the USA in a fast-turnaround match.

Winning ugly suits Schmidt

2015-10-05 08:29

Joe Schmidt says Ireland's 16-9 win over Italy was not for the faint-hearted but the coach insisted winning ugly was OK.

As it happened: France 41-18 Canada

2015-10-01 22:49

Recap all the action from the entertaining RWC match between France and Canada from Stadium MK.

Cheika keeps faith with Oz hard-men

2015-10-01 14:00

Australia coach Michael Cheika kept the faith with his hard-men Michael Hooper and David Pocock to break down England's resistance.

Underdog season

2015-09-20 15:00

Most World Cup tournaments have seen big upsets in the pool stages

'Pool of Death' promises thrills galore

2015-09-17 09:42

England, Australia and Wales will battle for a route to the RWC quarter finals from probably the toughest first round pool.

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