More than half of this year’s World Cup pool games have already sold out after tickets went on sale for the general public two days ago.
The Springboks will head into World Cup clashes against the top European teams as underdogs, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Faf de Klerk believes the Springboks can ‘surprise’ the All Blacks in their opening match of the 2019 World Cup.
The Springboks will play a Test against Japan in Japan on Friday, 6 September 2019 as part of their World Cup preparations.
Former English World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward believes the ‘declining’ Springboks will not be one of the sides capable of winning the 2019 World Cup.
Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw believes England will pose the biggest threat to New Zealand in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup.
Steven Kitshoff believes the Springboks will be a force at the 2019 World Cup if the core of the current group is retained. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The decision to award France the 2023 Rugby World Cup has robbed South Africa of a golden opportunity and made a mockery of World Rugby’s selection process, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has taken aim at World Rugby in the wake of France’s unexpected victory in the 2023 World Cup bid race. JON CARDINELLI in London reports.
France has been named as the hosts for the 2023 World Cup, despite a recent evaluation report that identified South Africa as the preferred candidate.