South Africa

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

South Africa remain unchanged for Rugby World Cup opener against New Zealand

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday squad for the Rugby World Cup opening game clash against New Zealand in Yokohama on Saturday.
18 September 2019

Mapimpi hat-trick powers South Africa to 7-41 win over Japan

Makazole Mapimpi scored a hat-trick as South Africa trounced Japan 7-41 in their final warm-up game before the World Cup at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Saturday.
6 September 2019

South Africa name experienced matchday squad for Japan clash

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has named an experienced line-up for the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Japan to be played in Kumagaya on 6th September.
3 September 2019

Rugby Rumours: Saracens for Willemse, Te'o extension, Toner Omission and Back-row Brits

Saracens for Willemse, Te'o extension, Toner Omission and Back-row Brits
2 September 2019

Joe Schmidt describes Felix Jones' Springboks appointment as 'awkward'

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt described the appointment of Felix Jones in the backroom staff of South Africa ahead of the World Cup campaign as an 'awkward' situation.
30 August 2019

South Africa's Aphiwe Dyantyi charged with doping offence after B sample also returns positive

South Africa international Aphiwe Dyantyi has been charged with a doping offence after his B sample also returned positive for a banned substance.
30 August 2019

Felix Jones joins South Africa as defensive analyst ahead of World Cup campaign

South Africa have hired the services of Felix Jones on a consultancy role for their World Cup campaign that kicks-off next month.
28 August 2019

South Africa confirm World Cup squad

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has confirmed a 31-man squad that will be part of the World Cup scheduled in Japan next month.
26 August 2019

South Africa's Aphiwe Dyantyi tested positive for banned substance

South Africa international Aphiwe Dyantyi's involvement in the upcoming World Cup in Japan is under doubt after he was tested positive for a banned substance.
25 August 2019

South Africa's Marcell Coetzee ruled out of World Cup

South Africa have been dealt a major blow ahead of the upcoming World Cup campaign with Ulster forward Marcell Coetzee ruled out of the tournament with an ankle injury.
19 August 2019