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Puzzling Meyer changes two

  The Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer made just two changes as he named a familiar side to take on the Argentinians. Having suffered defeat earlier...

All Blacks smash Wallabies in individual statistics at the Rugby World Cup

All the talk is about the individual brilliance of David Pocock but the All Blacks players are leaving the Wallabies in their wake in...

Hansen: Scrap RWC losers play-off

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen believes the World Cup play-off for third should be done away with and has questioned whether it is only...

Argentina 15 (9), Australia 29 (19) (RWC)

    Eight years after their first World Cup semi-final Argentina return to the last four but this time with a team capable of going all...

All Blacks win another thriller to reach final

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)     We have ask for a big game from the Springboks and they were able to give it for us for 40...

Springboks 18, All Blacks 20 (RWC)

The game we have been waiting for...Springboks vs All Blacks in World Cup 2015. Enough said just play..... Previous results: 2015: New Zealand won 27-20 in Johannesburg 2014: South Africa won...

Boks beating All Blacks? No way!

Experienced rugby scribe Dan Retief gives three reasons why a Bok victory is not possible. And it's hard to differ . . . Vodacom...

Playing Springbok rugby Meyer’s only chance

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)   Any test between South Africa and the All Blacks is seen as the greatest rivalry in World Rugby and it resume...

Can New Zealand be beaten?

The old enemies will be at it again and this time in the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 2003. In the...

Two quarter-final lessons learnt

Southern hemisphere rugby still rules the roost England as hosts knocked-out in the Pool stage, Six Nations champions Ireland thumped by Argentina, Wales still lack...

Savea hat-trick takes him top

SARugbymag.co.za looks at the players who topped the stats in five key areas of the game in the quarter-finals and at the World Cup...

Craig Joubert robs the Kilts

South Africa's Craig Joubert has come in for scything criticism of his handling of the Australia v Scotland Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham...

Scotland 34, Australia 35 (RWC)

It is not often that anger dominates the week leading up to a game but that has been the case ahead of Australia taking...

Ireland 20, Argentina 43 (RWC)- FT

Ireland head into their quarter-final against Argentina on Sunday as the Northern Hemisphere's best hope of having a participant in the last four. Scotland will...

Controlled aggression

Eben Etzebeth’s challenge is to perform the role of Springbok enforcer while maintaining his discipline, writes CRAIG LEWIS from SARugbyMAG.co.za When former Stormers coach Allister...

France 13(13), All Blacks 62(29) (RWC)

When any person mentioned the All Blacks, France and World Cup in one sentence one go back to World Cup ’99 when the French...

Wales 19(13), Springboks 23(12) (RWC)

The first of four World Cup quarter-finals kick-off on Saturday at 17:00 when the Springboks and Wales go at each other at Twickenham. This will...

Northern vs Southern hemisphere

  The most exciting Rugby World Cup group stages ever. The Pool phase was full of upsets, great tries and lots of controversy from the...

Japan 28(17), USA 18(8) (RWC)

Win or lose against USA this Saturday, Japan will look back at this Rugby World Cup with a great deal of pride after some...

Ireland 24, France 9 (RWC)

France and Ireland face off on Sunday for the prize of avoiding New Zealand in the quarter-finals of the World Cup as well as...

Italy 32, Romania 22 (RWC)

  Romania play the biggest game of their recent history on Sunday as they seek automatic qualification for the next World Cup against Italy. The Oaks...

FT- Argentina 64, Namibia 19 (#RWC)

Argentina will be determined to keep their winning momentum going when they face Namibia in their Pool C clash in Leicester on Sunday. Los Pumas are...

Broken foot ends Payne’s World Cup

Ireland centre Jared Payne has been ruled out of his country's Rugby World Cup campaign  due to a fractured foot. Payne was left out of...

England 60, Uruguay 3 (RWC)

England and Uruguay will say farewell to the 2015 Rugby World Cup when the two knocked out sides meet in Manchester on Saturday. What a...

5 minutes with Romania’s Andrei Radoi

  Romania lit up the Rugby World Cup this week with one of the biggest comebacks in Rugby World cup history. 15-0 down and seemingly...

New Zealand 47(14), Tonga 9(3) (RWC)

Rust has been a word associated with New Zealand so far at this RWC. On Friday they have a chance to get their wheels...

Jamie Cudmore took to Twitter to criticise the World Cup organisers

By Telegraph Sport  Canada’s Jamie Cudmore is not a man afraid to speak his mind. After the devastating 17-15 defeat to Romania, he described the...

No Australia players would get in the England team, says Danny Cipriani

Danny Cipriani has added further fuel to the fire ahead of the biggest game of Stuart Lancaster's reign saying "not one Australian would get...

World Rugby still screw the Minnows of the world

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)     After the last World Cup in New Zealand a lot was said about the unfairness of the way the so-called Minnows...

Wales beat a fighting Fiji

Wales saw off a very spirited Fijian side at the Millennium Stadium to run out 23-13 winners......by Sport24 The home side, roared on by a...

Boks sound Scottish warning

If anyone out there thinks the Springboks are taking Scotland lightly this week, think again.   by Brenden Nel   The Bok laager that has closed ranks since...

Around the Fire……How to beat the Scots

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)     For Meyer and his team this weekend match against Scotland is all about keeping their destiny in their own hands. In the...

Hooper and Poccock start for England clash

Michael Cheika has named an unchanged starting line up from the Wallabies’ opening match against Fiji to face England at Twickenham, London on Saturday...

Fourie excited to lead his country

New South Africa captain Fourie du Preez admitted he was delighted to get the chance to lead his country at the second time of...

Williams, Amos ruled out of RWC

Following the Rugby World Cup victory against England on Saturday, Scott Williams (knee) and Hallam Amos (shoulder) have sustained injuries that will preclude them...

Easter replace Vunipola for England

Nick Easter has been called up to England’s Rugby World Cup squad as an injury replacement for Billy Vunipola. Saracens number eight Vunipola suffered a...

Italy 23, Canada 18 (RWC)

Following respective losses to Ireland and France first up, Canada and Italy will be desperate to get a victory on the board at Elland...

Argentina 54, Georgia 9 (RWC)

It seems incredible to think that after Sunday's impressive display against New Zealand that Argentina are one loss from elimination. While they go into their...

Preview: D-Day for Springboks and Meyer

  By: Bunny (Jacques)   This week was one of the hardest weeks for any Springbok players and the coaching staff to get through after the shocked...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

“Thor” ready to go….

The South African Rugby Player of the Year for 2014, Duane Vermeulen, can’t wait to get stuck in when the Springboks face Samoa in...

Galarza suspended for nine weeks

Argentina lock Mariano Galarza will play no further part in the World Cup after being suspended for nine weeks. The Pumas second row was found...

Aussie with winning start over Fiji

Australia got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start on Wednesday as they overcame a spirited Fijian side 28-13 at the Millennium...

Uninspiring France beat Romania

France made heavy weather of beating Romania, 38-11, eventually picking up a bonus point win after an underwhelming display. by Paul Eddison at the Olympic...

Senior players ignore Meyers instructions

  By: Brenden Nel SuperSport   Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer faces a tough decision in the midfield whether or not to keep his captain Jean de Villiers. It has...

Hansen – Don’t write off All Blacks, Boks

One unimpressive win and a shock loss involving two of the glamour World Cup sides is no indicator of how the tournament is shaping,...

Jake White: Boks were a ‘disgrace’

Former Springbok coach Jake White did not hold back when giving his opinion on the Springboks' embarrassing 34-32 loss to Japan on Saturday...By: Sport24 White...

Strauss named on bench for Scotland

Scotland have named their team for their opening Rugby World Cup clash against Japan at Kingsholm Stadium  in Gloucester on Wednesday. South African loose forward...

Australia team to face Fiji in World Cup opener

Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has named his team for its opening match of Rugby World Cup 2015 against Fiji at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff...

Wales centre Cory Allen out injured

Wales centre Cory Allen is set to miss the rest of the World Cup after injuring his hamstring in the opening 54-9 win against...

New Zealand 26, Argentina 16 (RWC)

New Zealand have never lost to Argentina nor a World Cup pool game, so it's hard to understate the challenge facing the Pumas. They will...