South Africa

Tendai Mtawarira makes Sharks exit

Former South Africa international and recent World Cup winner Tendai Mtawarira has announced his exit from Super Rugby club Sharks ahead of the 2020 season.
13 November 2019

South Africa's Francois Louw retires from international rugby

South Africa back-row Francois Low has announced his decision to quit international rugby with immediate effect.
11 November 2019

South Africa internationals Handre Pollard and Lood de Jager undergo surgeries

South Africa fly-half Handre Pollard and lock Lood de Jager will have surgeries to address their injuries that they sustained in the victorious World Cup campaign.
9 November 2019

Springboks star Tendai Mtawarira announces international retirement

World Cup winning South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira has announced retirement from international rugby with immediate effect.
7 November 2019

WATCH: TRU Rugby World Cup Review

Joe Harvey and Chris Heal are back for the latest TRU Talks as they discuss the conclusion of the Rugby World Cup.
6 November 2019

Pure VPN’s RWC XV of the Tournament

As the dust begins to settle on South Africa’s third Rugby World Cup title victory, Talking Rugby Union and Pure VPN have put together their XV of the tournament.
6 November 2019

South Africa reach top position in World Rugby Rankings

South Africa have reached the top position in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since 2009 following their World Cup triumph in Japan.
5 November 2019

Eddie Jones 'committed' to remain as England coach until 2021 - Bill Sweeney

Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney expressed confidence in Eddie Jones fulfilling his contract with England until 2021.
4 November 2019

Japan World Cup a huge success - Sir Bill Beaumont

World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont lavished praise on Japan 2019 calling it as “probably the greatest” World Cup edition in 32 years.
4 November 2019

Highlights: England v South Africa - World Cup Final

South Africa defeated England 32-12 to win the Rugby World Cup.
4 November 2019

South Africa dominate in World Rugby Awards 2019

Newly crowned World Champions South Africa dominated the World Rugby Awards that was held in Tokyo on Sunday.
4 November 2019

Siya Kolisi credits Rassie Erasmus for South Africa's World Cup triumph

South Africa skipper Siya Kolisi has credited head coach and director of rugby Rassie Erasmus for his side's World Cup triumph in Japan.
2 November 2019

South Africa dominate as England fall short in World Cup final

England had no answer to South Africa's power as the Springboks clinched the their third Rugby World Cup.
2 November 2019

‘The Eddie Jones rollercoaster has been fascinating’ - Chuter

Former international George Chuter reflects on the 2007 World Cup and talks all things Eddie Jones ahead of England’s World Cup final against South Africa.
1 November 2019

'I can’t think of anyone else who deserves to be there more than George'

Jacob Ford, the younger brother of England fly-half George, chats to TRU about the Rugby World Cup final as well as his head coach role with National Two South club Westcliff.
1 November 2019

Japan shortlisted in World Rugby Team of the Year

Japan's impressive performance in the World Cup has seen them shortlisted in the World Rugby Team of the Year.
1 November 2019

Tom Curry, Cheslin Kolbe named in World Rugby Player of the Year award nominations

World Rugby has announced the nominees for Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019 that will be presented in Tokyo on Sunday.
1 November 2019

‘This could bring people together again’ - Stransky

World Cup winner Joel Stransky discusses South Africa's success in 1995 and why 24 years on, this current Springbok side could follow in their footsteps.
31 October 2019

Josh Beaumont Column: Momentum shifters England have the tools to hurt Springboks

In his latest TRU column, sponsored by PureVPN, Josh Beaumont looks back at England’s epic win over New Zealand, previews the World Cup final and discusses Sale Sharks’ start to the new season.
31 October 2019

Rassie Erasmus confirms stepping down from South Africa coaching role after World Cup final

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that the World Cup final against England on Saturday will be his final game in charge of the Springboks.
31 October 2019