England 12 v 32 South Africa
South Africa were crowned world champions for a third time courtesy of a 32-12 victory over England in the Rugby World Cup Final in Tokyo on Saturday.
In an epic and attritional contest, South Africa’s power game proved the difference between the sides and their forwards
The 2019 Rugby World Cup will reach its climax in Yokohama on Saturday when England take on South Africa in what promises to be a thrilling final.
Needless to say, everything is on the line and both teams will be highly motivated to take the spoils. For England, a victory will
TOKYO, 27 Oct –
South Africa advanced to the 2019 Rugby World Cup final courtesy of a narrow 19-16 victory over Wales in their semi-final in Yokohama on Sunday.
As predicted, this was a hard-fought encounter characterised by several brutal collisions throughout and the result was in the balance until the end.
TOKYO, 25 Oct - Wales full-back Liam Williams has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup and will miss Sunday’s semi-final against South Africa in Yokohama.
Williams suffered an ankle injury during an accidental collision in training on Wednesday and will be replaced by Leigh Halfpenny, pictured, in one of
South Africa produced a hugely physical performance to qualify for the Rugby World Cup semi-finals following an impressive 26-3 triumph over hosts Japan.
It was a thrilling first half and the opening quarter set the tone as Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi touched down before the Brave Blossoms hit back via the
TOKYO, 19 Oct - South Africa are well known for being a tough, uncompromising, physical unit. But in Japan, there has been more than a hint of guile to go with the grunt.
The Springboks were adept at unlocking defences with their kicking during the pool stage. Tighten up your defence
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.