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#South Africa

From The42 South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph Time To Say Goodbye

South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph

Tendai Mtawarira picked up 117 caps throughout his career.

From The42 'Felix has been amazing and has brought so much. The boys absolutely love him' Irish Abroad

'Felix has been amazing and has brought so much. The boys absolutely love him'

Irishman Felix Jones is a World Cup winner.

From The42 2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks Tourists

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks

Rassie Erasmus wants the Boks to become a consistent force between now and then.

From The42 'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus Hope

'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus explains how his team embraced any pressure at the World Cup.

From The42 Rassie's sensational Springboks stun England to claim World Cup crown Dominant

Rassie's sensational Springboks stun England to claim World Cup crown

Superb tries from wings Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe capped a complete display.

From The42 'You can't fire a cannon out of a canoe' -- Eddie O'Sullivan EDDIE-ISM
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup final? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup final?

England are taking on South Africa in the final this morning.

From The42 As it happened: England v South Africa, Rugby World Cup final Liveblog

As it happened: England v South Africa, Rugby World Cup final

England are one game away from their second World Cup, South Africa are pushing for a third. Join us to see who gets their hands on the Webb Ellis.

From The42 Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks Preview

Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks

Rassie Erasmus’ South Africans will back themselves to match the English power in Yokohama.

From The42 'They can inspire a whole country' - Jones asks England to play without fear Likeable

'They can inspire a whole country' - Jones asks England to play without fear

The Australian head coach says his team have pride in their style of play.

From The42 Sinckler and May passed fit as Jones names unchanged England XV Named

Sinckler and May passed fit as Jones names unchanged England XV

Ben Spencer has replaced Willi Heinz on the bench in the only change to the matchday 23.

From The42 Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final Team News

Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final

The South Africans have gone for a 6/2 split once again on their bench.

From The42 Super Rugby's Lions appoint 37-year-old Van Rooyen as head coach CASH IN

Super Rugby's Lions appoint 37-year-old Van Rooyen as head coach

Van Rooyen was S&C coach for the Johannesburg side before taking the reins for the Currie Cup.

From The42 World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other Physicality

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other

England defence coach John Mitchell is expecting a very different challenge this weekend.

From The42 To their credit, Eddie Jones and England evolved leading into this World Cup Changes

To their credit, Eddie Jones and England evolved leading into this World Cup

The head coach said his team’s journey began on the 2018 tour of South Africa.

From The42 'I was watching the 2007 final in the tavern because I didn't have a TV at home' Rainbow Nation

'I was watching the 2007 final in the tavern because I didn't have a TV at home'

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has proved to be a wonderful leader for Rassie Erasmus’ side.

From The42 Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021 Gats

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021

The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.

From The42 'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan' Marching On

'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan'

Rassie Erasmus’ Springboks ground their way into a World Cup final against England.

From The42 Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales Tension

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales

Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.

From The42 As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final

Rassie left Ireland to bring South Africa back to the top of the game. Warren Gatland and Wales stood between them and the World Cup final.

From The42 Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England Slugfest

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England

The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.

From The42 'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on Double Act

'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on

The South Africa coaching duo have been close friends since the early 1990s.

From The42 Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa Out Of Action

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa

The 28-year-old suffered an ankle injury during training on Wednesday.

From The42 Blow for the Boks as Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of World Cup semi-final Absent

Blow for the Boks as Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of World Cup semi-final

The prolific 23-year-old Sbu Nkosi comes onto the right wing for the clash with Wales.

From The42 Blow for Gatland's Wales as Navidi ruled out of remainder of World Cup Tough To Take

Blow for Gatland's Wales as Navidi ruled out of remainder of World Cup

The Cardiff Blues back row injured his hamstring in yesterday’s dramatic win over France.

From The42 Rassie's Springboks power into semi-finals to end Brave Blossoms' World Cup Ground Down

Rassie's Springboks power into semi-finals to end Brave Blossoms' World Cup

The hosts couldn’t match the power and patience of the South Africans in Tokyo.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Japan v South Africa, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Could the hosts continue their magical campaign and book a place in the semi-finals? We followed all the action from Tokyo.

From The42 Highly-rated attack coach De Bruin takes up role with Southern Kings Pro14

Highly-rated attack coach De Bruin takes up role with Southern Kings

The ex-Lions coach has stepped away from high profile roles to work as a consultant with the Pro14 side.

From The42 Japan 'trying to forget' Brighton Miracle as they make enforced change for Springbok clash Team-Sheet

Japan 'trying to forget' Brighton Miracle as they make enforced change for Springbok clash

‘We have some players from then, and it was an amazing achievement, but we’re working on our own things.’

From The42 Kolbe back for 'Boks as Rassie embraces favourites' tag against Japan RWC2019

Kolbe back for 'Boks as Rassie embraces favourites' tag against Japan

‘I’m not one of those coaches who sits here and says to you ‘I’m not really sure’, because we prepare to win.’

From TheJournal.ie Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport Revenue

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport

The package in which the drugs were found was from South Africa.

From The42 Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa Legend

Japan inspired to honour 'Mr Rugby' against South Africa

Seiji Hirao passed away three years ago on Sunday having established himself as one of the country’s most important figures in the sport.

From The42 South Africa international Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to High Court over racism case High Court

South Africa international Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to High Court over racism case

The 27-year-old Springbok is accused of using racist slurs against four men.

From The42 Brilliant Blossoms scorch into RWC clash with South Africa RWC2019 This post contains videos

Brilliant Blossoms scorch into RWC clash with South Africa

The host nation secured a bonus point early in the second half and withstood a Scottish comeback effort.

From The42 Cancelled games give England and All Blacks 'an advantage' - Schmidt Hagibis

Cancelled games give England and All Blacks 'an advantage' - Schmidt

The leading World Cup contenders will all have lengthy build-ups to their quarter-finals.

From The42 Reinach sets World Cup hat-trick record as Springboks thrash Canada Boks

Reinach sets World Cup hat-trick record as Springboks thrash Canada

South Africa ran in 10 tries, including the scrum-half’s 11-minute treble.

From The42 As it happened: South Africa v Italy, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened: South Africa v Italy, Rugby World Cup

Relive the action as South Africa put seven tries on Italy in Shizuoka, with a second half red card killing the game as a contest.

From The42 South African lock faces legal action over alleged abuse of homeless man before World Cup Proceedings

South African lock faces legal action over alleged abuse of homeless man before World Cup

Eben Etzebeth is alleged to have insulted, assaulted and pointed a gun at a 42-year-old man.

From The42 Springbok Coetzee named in Ulster squad for Pro14 double-header after missing out on World Cup Ready To Rock

Springbok Coetzee named in Ulster squad for Pro14 double-header after missing out on World Cup

The back-row was expected to be ruled out for 12 weeks with an ankle injury.

From The42 South Africa call up on-loan Saracens back as Kriel withdraws with injury from All Blacks game

South Africa call up on-loan Saracens back as Kriel withdraws with injury from All Blacks game

Damian Willemse will join the squad in Japan on Thursday.

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