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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 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 Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload Jouez

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload

Eoin Toolan examines the All Blacks’ support play to explain their effectiveness in offloading.

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 Shades of Mealamu and Umaga as Italian prop sees red in loss to Springboks Off This post contains videos

Shades of Mealamu and Umaga as Italian prop sees red in loss to Springboks

South Africa wrapped up the bonus point after Lovotti and Quaglio combined to spear Duane Vermeulen.

From The42 South Africa's Etzebeth 'full out' for World Cup despite assault case Springboks

South Africa's Etzebeth 'full out' for World Cup despite assault case

South African player fully focused on tomorrow’s crucial game against Italy.

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 'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well' Rassie

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'

There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

From The42 All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters Scintillating

All Blacks beat Boks in thriller to underline task awaiting Ireland in quarters

Steve Hansen’s men won the game with a stunning flurry of points in the first half.

From The42 Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener RWC2019

Erasmus names unchanged Springbok side to take on New Zealand in World Cup opener

Pool B begins with an absolute blockbuster.

From The42 'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup Shredded

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup

Faf de Klerk is enjoying the freedom Jacques Nienaber has given him in defence.

From The42 'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil Onward

'It had never been done before' - When Ireland beat the Springboks on South African soil

In June 2016, they earned a first-ever Test win at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

From The42 Felix Jones with Springboks an 'awkward' challenge for Schmidt Agent Jones

Felix Jones with Springboks an 'awkward' challenge for Schmidt

The former Munster coach will know the ‘language’ of Ireland camp, but the Kiwi insists he won’t change it up if Ireland face South Africa in Japan.

From The42 Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup Boks Clever

Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup

Jones, 32, handed short-term contract as defence consultant.

From The42 Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad RWC2019

Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad

Toulouse’s Rynhardt Elstadt lost out in the battle for the fifth back row berth.

From The42 Springbok star Etzebeth denies assaulting homeless man Statement

Springbok star Etzebeth denies assaulting homeless man

The South African Rugby Union has also issued a statement in response to the allegations.

From The42 Springbok winger Dyantyi tests positive for banned substance Rugby

Springbok winger Dyantyi tests positive for banned substance

The 24-year-old denies any wrongdoing.

From The42 Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup Luckless

Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup

The Springbok back row suffered the injury during Saturday’s Test against Argentina.

From The42 5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup Hot Stepper

5ft 7ins Kolbe shaping to be one of the biggest stars at the World Cup

The Toulouse man has been in sensational form this year.

From The42 Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

From The42 Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington Springboks

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington

South Africa’s director of rugby had mixed feelings after his side’s draw with New Zealand on Saturday.

From The42 Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington Sweet 16 This post contains videos

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington

Herschel Jantjies pounced late in the game to snatch a share of the spoils for the visitors.

From The42 Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand Test Run

Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand

After demolishing Australia, Rassie Erasmus will unleash his strongest available team this weekend.

From The42 Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge World Cup Watch

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge

Joe Schmidt’s men could meet the Boks at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup.

From The42 World Cup-winning Springbok James Small dies aged 50 RIP

World Cup-winning Springbok James Small dies aged 50

The former wing suffered a suspected heart attack.

From The42 Coetzee earns Springbok recall after excellent season for Ulster RWC2019

Coetzee earns Springbok recall after excellent season for Ulster

The back row won the last of his 28 international caps four years ago.

From The42 Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report Lions 2021

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report

The Wales boss is unbeaten against two southern hemisphere powerhouses, and now he looks set to take on South Africa..

From The42 Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak On A Roll

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak

Warren Gatland’s side completed a November clean-sweep in Cardiff.

From The42 Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out Splash Zone

Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out

The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.

From The42 Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect Checking Out

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Deysel’s last appearance for the northern province was in last month’s defeat to his former side Munster.

From The42 Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa Late Show This post contains videos

Brilliant All Blacks refuse to lose in South Africa

12 points down, with six minutes to play, the world champions found a way to win.

From The42 Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

From The42 Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?'' Springboks

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''

Despite being backed by South Africa’s rugby chief, the former Munster head coach is unsure about his future.

From The42 Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina Rugby Championship

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina

Rassie Erasmus’ side opened their campaign with a hard-fought win in Durban.

From The42 Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks Rassie-lution

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

From The42 Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss Wildcard

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss

The mercurial talent was just 21 the last time he started a Test for England.

From The42 The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England Prop Idol

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England

Erasmus hails Mtawarira as ‘a great servant of the game’ ahead of his 100th appearance for South Africa.

From The42 'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England The Boks

'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England

South Africa are seeking a series win in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

From The42 Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

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