Japan XV handed lesson by invitation side

Follow @RedefinedRugby  Japan coach Jamie Joseph was left with plenty to think about Saturday as his Japan XV were beaten 47-27 by Robbie Deans’ World XV at Level 5 Stadium. A week before they take on Australia — runners-up at the last Rugby World Cup and victors over world No. 1 New Zealand last weekend…

RR World Rankings – 29th June 2014

Follow @RedefinedRugby Past RugbyRedefined Rankings 2013 : 8th / 9th Nov – 18th Nov – 25th Nov – 1st Dec – 9th Dec – 22nd Dec 2014 : 3rd Feb – 10th Feb – 24th Feb – 7th Mar – 17th Mar – 13th Apr– 28th Apr– 5th May– 13th May – 3rd June– 9th…

Result | Sth Africa 47 v 13 World XV – 7th June 2014

Follow @RedefinedRugby South Africa warmed up for their June internationals in ideal fashion on Saturday with a 47-13 victory over a star-studded World XV in Cape Town. The Springboks recovered from a slow start to outscore their opponents six tries to one. Although the match did not carry full ‘Test’ status, Heyneke Meyer’s troops were…

Preview | Sth Africa vs World XV – 7th June 2014

Follow @RedefinedRugby Giteau to lead strong World XV Former Wallaby star Matt Giteau will lead a World XV that certainly has plenty of strength on paper in Saturday’s friendly international against the Springboks at Newlands. Most of the players are ones that South Africans should know quite well, with former Wallabies James O’Connor and Drew…