Rugby World Cup

One hell of a contest

By no stretch of the imagination will the Springboks earn any odds-on favourite rating with any sober bookmaker to win Saturday’s Rugby World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks.

Time to believe in the Boks

In some ways, there is absolutely no pressure on the Springboks when they take on the mighty All Blacks in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham this Saturday.

Boks win tantalisingly close encounter

The Springboks booked their place in the semi–finals of the Rugby World Cup after defeating a brave Wales team by 23–19 in a tantalisingly close encounter.

Breakdown battle: Louw vs Warburton

Welsh captain Sam Warburton will battle Springbok flanker Francois Louw for breakdown dominance when they meet in their quarter-final clash.

#RWC2015 results according to Twitter

The 2015 Rugby World Cup has produced some interesting and unexpected results, with fans and critics often taking to Twitter to voice their opinions during the course of the tournament.

Louw: Boks excited about Twickenham return

Springbok flank Francois Louw, who knows the conditions at Twickenham very well, said he and his team-mates can’t wait to run out in front of a capacity crowd on Saturday.

SA vs Wales: Six fast facts

South Africa face Wales for the 31st time on Saturday in the first quarter-final of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Pietersen returns to Boks’ starting line up

The experienced JP Pietersen is back in the Springboks’ starting line-up for their Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Wales at Twickenham in London on Saturday afternoon.

No room for error

It may be stating the obvious, but the fact of the matter is that from now on there will be no room for error when Heyneke Meyer’s stormtroopers go head-to-head with Wales in Saturday’s quarter-final showdown at Twickenham.

It’s crunch time

Twickenham awaits. In terms of rugby stadiums producing thrilling atmospheres, there aren’t many that beat it.