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.
Australian Rugby Union boss John O’Neill is floating the idea of either an ANZAC or SANZAR composite side playing the British and Irish Lions in 2015 according to a report on Fox Sports Website.
He might not be everybody’s cup of tea, but Jake White is performing miracles at the Brumbies Super Rugby franchise.
While the Rugby World Cup might not have given South African, and South African Rugby, the on-field results we wanted, it did reveal an interesting statistic which should have the board at SARU sit up and take notice.
Respected sport scientist and long standing friend of RuggaWorld, Dr. Ross Tucker, offers his views on the Rugby World Cup and specifically referees and how their performance is damaging the game’s credibility.
An in-depth look at why the Springboks failed in this year’s Rugby World Cup.
Innovation, sound structures, continuity and protection of intellectual property. This should be at the forefront of SA Rugby’s minds when they decide on the new Springbok coach.
I had to re-post this article here because as I read it, I wondered why no respected SA journalist could come up with a fitting tribute like this.
As the rugby enters the business end at the Rugby World Cup, so does our Rat Race – and we are proud to announce that we have added a prize!
New Zealand players and coaches poured scorn on an International Rugby Board (IRB) warning on Tuesday that future Rugby World Cup tournaments could go ahead without them.
New Zealand flyhalf, Dan Carter, has been ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup due to a groin injury he sustained in training.
Brian Moore: so New Zealand are protecting world rugby, are they? What a fraud
The Springboks certainly have the game and the players to win this Rugby World Cup, the trick for Peter de Villiers will be to have the correct 15 players on the field at the right times.
Rugby authorities are doing themselves no favours in dispelling the belief that rugby still is an elitist sport which only caters for the traditional powerhouses of the game.
The SA Rugby Union (SARU) has been challenged to conduct an independent audit to prove its claim that most Springbok rugby supporters’ gear was locally made.