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Bulldozing Boks building momentum ahead of World Cup quarter-finals

By Nick Said KOBE (Reuters) - South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has ticked the boxes on a successful Pool B

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Predatory Kolbe delivers X-factor for South Africa

Predatory winger Cheslin Kolbe has underlined his status as one of rugby union's hottest properties with another scintillating display in

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South Africa thrashes Italy as Azzurri see red for

South Africa took a big step towards the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with a convincing 49-3 victory over Italy.

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Kolbe magic as Springboks put one foot in World Cup quarters

Electric winger Cheslin Kolbe scored a classy double as South Africa put one foot in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

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No split loyalties for Steyn as he seeks Bok knockout blow

By Nick Said SHIZUOKA, Japan (Reuters) - Braam Steyn may have once dreamt of pulling on the Springbok jersey but

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Drop goals, the flared trousers of rugby, back in fashion at World Cup

Rugby fans sometimes ask, 'Whatever happened to the drop goal?' and then every four years along comes a World Cup

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Springboks seek improved execution against Namibia in African derby

By Nick Said NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Elton Jantjies does not believe South Africa need to change their approach for

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Five-minute blitz gets All Blacks home over Springboks

Defending champions New Zealand burnished their credentials as favourites for the Rugby World Cup with a hard-fought 23-13 win against

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All Blacks storm to win over South Africa in World Cup

New Zealand opened the defense of its World Cup title with a thrilling 23-13 win over South Africa that provided plenty of evidence as to why the All Blacks are the choice of many pundits to win Japan 2019.

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New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: All Blacks begin defence with impressive win over Springboks

To end a sensational Saturday that kicked the 2019 Rugby World Cup right into life, the game that needs no

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Rugby World Cup: Gwijo Squad confronts legacy of apartheid

The Gwijo Squad, whose members are amongst the noisiest fans at Springbok games, have been inspired by Siya Kolisi's appointment as South Africa's first black rugby captain.

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Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC

While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup,

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Back three battle could be key in New Zealand, South Africa tussle

By Nick Said TOKYO (Reuters) - South Africa fullback Willie le Roux says 'x-factor' players could hold the key to

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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa name unchanged team for opening game against New Zealand

Number eight Duane Vermeulen will win his 50th South Africa cap in the Springboks’ World Cup opener against New Zealand

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South Africa name unchanged side for New Zealand clash

By Nick Mulvenney TOKYO (Reuters) - South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus made just one change from the starting side that

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