Rugby World Cup: Players paying high price for high tackles

2019-09-28 07:49

Rugby World Cup organisers have backed referees to up their game after a rash of post-match suspensions for high tackles.

Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021

2019-08-21 13:27

The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments.

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.


Go ’Bokke! Vehicles emblazoned with the Springbok badge over the years…

2019-09-21 09:56

As the country gets read to support the Springboks in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup, Ferdi de Vos looks at vehicles festooned with the Springbok badge.

Netball SA president: Do NOT compare us to Bafana Bafana

2019-05-23 13:26

With a calendar filled with major sporting events, Netball South Africa president Cecilia Molokwane took a sly dig at Bafana Bafana.

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.

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