KOBE, 8 Oct –
South Africa were in sensational form, running in 10 tries in a 66-7 victory over Canada in their Rugby World Cup encounter in Kobe on Tuesday.
As the scoreline suggests, this was a one-sided affair which was dominated by the Springboks from the kick off and they held
KOBE, 7 Oct – A preview of the Pool B match between South Africa and Canada, on Tuesday at the Kobe Misaki Stadium.
The Big Picture
It is all about the five points on offer when the Springboks take on Canada in their final Pool B match. Earn them and Siya Kolisi’s
The Springboks made sure that there was no repeat of the 2016 defeat to Italy as they scored seven tries in a Pool B victory on Friday.
SHIZUOKA, 4 Oct - Player of the Match Cheslin Kolbe scored twice as South Africa rolled up their sleeves and strong-armed Italy to claim
While the Springboks are firm favourites, Azzurri have everything to play for and are determined to derail any hopes of a third RWC triumph.
SHIZUOKA, 3 Oct - A preview of the Pool B match between South Africa and Italy, which kicks off at 18:45 on Friday at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa.
TOYOTA, 28 Sep - The Springboks took just 27 minutes to claim the four-try bonus point in their 57-3 victory over Namibia at the City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
South Africa ensured that there would be no repeat of the upset earlier in the day by Japan, who beat Ireland,
TOKYO, 26 Sep - Veteran hooker Schalk Brits will captain the Springboks and assume a new role as they take on Namibia in their second Pool B clash of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.
The 38-year-old – who’s the oldest member of the Bok squad – starts in the back
The follow match highlights are courtesy of World Rugby.
New Zealand took a giant step towards reaching the Rugby World Cup’s quarter-finals when they beat South Africa 23-13 in their tournament opener in Yokohama on Saturday.
There was plenty of hype around this fixture and that was justified as the teams went
RWC 2019 is the ninth edition of the Rugby World Cup. Of the prior eight New Zealand have three titles and South Africa two. Their match this Sunday in Yokohama thereby sees the teams to have won five out of eight RWCs squaring-off on the opening weekend of the competition.
POOL B FIXTURES
Sat, Sept 21 – New Zealand 23 v 13 South Africa – Nissan Stadium, Yokohama
Sun, Sept 22 – Italy 47 v 22 Namibia – Hanazono Stadium, Osaka
Thurs, Sept 26 – Italy 48 v 07 Canada – Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka
Sat, Sept 28 – South Africa 57 v 03 Namibia
In the final home match before RWC 2019 South Africa play host to Argentina on Saturday. The fixture is not a Rugby Championship match but, instead a RWC warm-up. For Los Pumas it is their final test match before facing France in Tokyo on Saturday, September 21.
South African Head Coach