France draft in new coach Galthie in major Rugby World Cup shake-up

2019-05-07 13:27

Former captain Fabien Galthie has been drafted in to the coaching team of the French Rugby World Cup squad.

White: Why Boks must beat Wallabies, All Blacks in 2018

2018-09-06 11:19

With the 2019 RWC in mind, Jake White says it’s imperative for the Springboks to beat the Wallabies and All Blacks this year.

Germany set up Rugby World Cup play-off with Samoa

2018-06-16 17:42

Germany beat Portugal 16-13 on Saturday to set up a two-leg World Cup play-off with Samoa, the winner of which qualifies directly for Japan.

Coetzee relaxed about confronting ghosts of 2016

2017-11-05 06:04

On Thursday, two years to the day ­until the 2019 Rugby World Cup final, Springbok coach Allister Coetzee cuts a much more relaxed figure.

Side Entry: World Cup bid an opportunity to fix mistakes of the past

2017-10-15 08:30

Thanks to doing a commemorative story about it being 10 years since the Springboks won the 2007 RWC, this week has been something of a trip down memory lane.

Door still open for RWC 2023

2016-05-09 11:15

The door is still open for South Africa to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, says sports minister Fikile Mbalula.

SA's 2023 RWC bid in serious jeopardy

2016-04-25 13:05

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula's decision to ban all bidding and hosting of major rugby tournaments in SA could not have come at a worse time for SA Rugby.

Boks honour All Black legend Lomu

2015-11-18 08:20

Springboks - past and present - have paid tribute to Jonah Lomu after the former All Black superstar passed away.

South Africans urged to show support with ‘BokFridays’

2015-07-10 08:40

WITH the Springboks’ international season kicking off tomorrow with a showdown against a World XV in Cape Town, rugby fans’ attention is, inevitably, turning to the Rugby World Cup, which begins on September 18.

Will Jantjies make Bok RWC squad?

2015-05-14 12:33

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies would rather let his performances do the talking in his bid for a Rugby World Cup place.


Uncapped Cardiff duo in Wales' RWC training squad

2019-04-30 16:04

The uncapped Cardiff duo of Owen Lane and Rhys Carre were included in a 42-man Wales training squad for this year's Rugby World Cup.

Samoa qualify for 2019 Rugby World Cup

2018-07-14 19:45

Samoa have qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for a second time in their playoff in Heidelberg.

Fitzpatrick: Scotland a 'major threat' at RWC 2019

2017-11-29 11:11

Former All Blacks hooker and captain Sean Fitzpatrick believes Scotland will be a 'major threat' at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

JP Pietersen recalls 'most cherished' rugby memory

2017-10-20 09:37

Springbok wing JP Pietersen has called his 2007 World Cup-winning experienced his "most cherished rugby memory".

Isn’t it time for a transformation indaba?

2017-03-12 06:11

Makhenkesi Stofile, the late former minister of sport, found himself in a tight spot 10 years ago when he had to give his blessing to a Springbok RWC squad whose composition didn’t meet his expectations.

'No exceptions' for RWC 2023 bid

2016-04-26 21:23

The Department of Sport and Recreation says that there will be 'no exceptions' made to allow South Africa to bid for RWC 2023.

Stormers stand firm on Jones saga

2015-11-19 12:24

The Stormers are remaining mum on the future of Eddie Jones as speculation over the England job increases.

My love/hate relationship with rugby

2015-09-17 09:37

For an Afrikaans girl from Pretoria, Lili Radloff has a complicated relationship with rugby.

Bok skipper up and running

2015-06-09 06:35

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is becoming increasingly involved at Stormers training sessions as he overcomes injury.

Final experiments for Meyer

2014-10-29 19:00

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer will be conducting his final experiments during the Outgoing Tour of the Northern Hemisphere.

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