Boks draw Samoa (again), Scots for RWC 2015

December 3, 2012 14
The Springboks were drawn with Samoa and Scotland in Pool B for the Rugby World Cup in 2015. The Pool Allocation Draw took place in London on Monday afternoon. South Africa, currently second in the International Rugby Board’s world rankings and Rugby World Cup winners in 1995 and 2007, head Pool B for the 2015…

So how were those Boks against England

December 3, 2012 29
Guest writer Mike Bersiks gives us some insight on the Bok performance against England. Given that the Kiwis came spectacularly unstuck against England this weekend I publish Mike Bersiks' piece on the performance of the Boks against England in the preceding week. I can’t do a player by player look at the England game as…

All Blacks looking ‘old and weary’

December 3, 2012 12
New Zealand rugby pundits on Monday blamed tiredness at the end of a long season for the All Blacks' shock loss to England, also suggesting over-confidence contributed to the defeat. Sport24 Media were full of praise for England after they ended the world champions' 20-Test winning sequence with a famous 38-21 victory at Twickenham, comparing…