South Africa

South Africa hopeful of Cheslin Kolbe's availability for semi-finals amid injury concerns

South Africa will be sweating on the fitness of their in-form winger Cheslin Kolbe ahead of their World Cup semi-final clash against Wales to be played in Yokohama on Sunday.
24 October 2019

Rassie Erasmus urge South Africa to improve to fulfill their World Cup desire

South Africa director of rugby Eassie Erasmus urged his side to improve further if they are to win the ongoing Rugby World Cup tournament.
21 October 2019

South Africa dominate Japan to reach last four

Hosts Japan have being knocked out of the Rugby World Cup after losing 26-3 to South Africa in Tokyo.
20 October 2019

Japan make one change for South Africa clash

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has made one forced change in the starting line-up for their World Cup quarter-final against South Africa in Tokyo on Sunday.
18 October 2019

Rampant South Africa cruise past Canada to reach last eight

South Africa scored 10 tries as they thrashed Canada 66-7.
8 October 2019

South Africa ring changes for World Cup game against Canada

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has made 13 changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming World Cup game against Canada in Kobe.
7 October 2019

South Africa strengthen quarter-final hopes with 3-49 win over 14-men Italy

South Africa came up with a seven try performance as they eased past a 14-men Italy with a 3-44 victory in their Pool B World Cup encounter in Shizuoka on Friday.
4 October 2019

Rassie Erasmus wary of Italy threat ahead of must-win game

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus admitted that there is pressure on the Springboks as they line-up against Italy in a must-win World Cup game in Shizuoka on Friday.
4 October 2019

Seb Negri Column: South Africa gave a lot to my family

Italy’s Seb Negri reveals why coming up against South Africa will be a special moment for him.
3 October 2019

Sergio Parisse set to make Italy record against South Africa in Shizuoka

Italy head coach Conor O’Shea has confirmed his side's matchday squad for the upcoming World Cup game against South Africa with the spotlight on skipper Sergio Parisse.
3 October 2019

South Africa centre Jesse Kriel to miss remainder of World Cup campaign

South Africa's ongoing World Cup campaign has suffered a setback with centre Jesse Kriel ruled out for the remainder of the tournament after failing to recover from a hamstring injury.
2 October 2019

South Africa make 10 changes for Italy clash

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made 10 changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming World Cup game against Italy to be played in Shizuoka on Friday.
1 October 2019

Nine-try South Africa trounce Namibia 57-3

South Africa came up with a clinical display as they scored nine tries to trounce Namibia 57-3 in the second round of the World Cup at City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
28 September 2019

Playing the Springboks with be a ‘massive honour’ for Namibia

Namibia take on South Africa in their second game of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.
27 September 2019

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus impressed by Ireland

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus compared Ireland to three-time champions New Zealand following their impressive win over Scotland in the opening round of the World Cup.
26 September 2019

South Africa make 13 changes for Namibia encounter

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has made 13 changes to the starting line-up for the second round of the World Cup clash against Namibia to be played in Aichi on Saturday.
25 September 2019

South Africa's Trevor Nyakane to miss remainder of World Cup

South Africa have been dealt a major blow ahead of their second-round World Cup clash against Namibia in Aichi next weekend with tighthead prop Trevor Nyakane ruled out of the remainder of the tournament with a calf injury.
23 September 2019

Clinical New Zealand defeat spirited South Africa

New Zealand had to withstand a revival from South Africa, but came through to win 23-13.
21 September 2019

Richie Mo'unga returns at fly-half for New Zealand against South Africa

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named a strong matchday line-up for the Rugby World Cup opener against South Africa to be played in Yokohama on Saturday.
19 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool B Preview

TRU’s Joe Harvey previews Pool B which begins with New Zealand v South Africa.
18 September 2019