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2dReuters

Springboks name unchanged side for World Cup opener

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus made just one change from the starting side that drew with New Zealand in July when he named his team for Saturday's crunch Rugby World Cup clash with the world champions in Yokohama.

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10dAAP

Early starts for Super Rugby in 2020

Everything happens earlier in Super Rugby next year in changes that SANZAAR hopes will make the faltering product more successful in the Australian marketplace.

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25dReuters

Kolisi wins fitness battle to lead Boks at World Cup

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi won his fitness battle to lead his country at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, as coach Rassie Erasmus named the back-row forward in his 31-man squad.

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30dESPN

Rugby World Cup squad lists

With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.

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Bob Dwyer warns Tevita Kuridrani threat being wasted

Rugby World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer says it's not too late for Wallabies selectors to be experimenting but the threat posed by outside centre Tevita Kuridrani is in danger of being wasted.

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50dSam Bruce

Key questions for a big fortnight of southern hemisphere rugby

Just one round remains in this year's shortened Rugby Championship, but there is plenty more to consider as the run to the World Cup continues. Here are some of the key talking points ahead of the next block of fixtures.

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56dReuters

Late Jantjies try gives Springboks draw against All Blacks

Replacement scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies scored a try in the final minute of play to help South Africa snatch a 16-16 draw with New Zealand in a tense Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday.

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58dESPN Staff

Duane Vermeulen to lead Springboks against All Blacks

Rassie Erasmus makes 12 changes to the starting side that defeated Australia having sent a group of key players to New Zealand in advance of the remainder of the tour party.

2019 RankingsRugby Championship

  • Tries Scored
    1st 11 Tries
  • Points Difference
    = 1st 51 points