Springboks' World Cup permutations: Boks almost certain of quarter-final spot

The Springboks are not yet absolutely certain of a place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, but only a highly unlikely scenario would prevent them from advancing.

Bundee Aki

Ireland look ahead to Rugby World Cup clash with rivals Scotland

Ireland's coaching staff insist that Scotland's two comfortable wins will not change their approach to next Saturday in their final Rugby World Cup pool match.

Hugo Keenan

Hugo Keenan reflects on Ireland's statement win against Springboks

Fullback Hugo Keenan is feeling less pressure after Ireland edged defending champions South Africa in an epic Rugby World Cup Pool B match on Saturday.

Damian Willemse

Springboks certain they can bounce back after shaking off Ireland loss

The Springboks have dealt with the disappointment of their 13-8 defeat against Ireland in Paris and still see plenty of reasons to be positive about their World Cup campaign.

All Blacks Haka

All Blacks aspiring to match Springboks-Ireland Rugby World Cup level

New Zealand defence coach Scott McLeod has admitted the level witnessed in the Rugby World Cup Pool B clash between South Africa and Ireland is one they aspire to.


Ireland can get even better in the Rugby World Cup, says defence coach

Ireland defence coach Simon Easterby believes the Irish will put on an even better performance when they face Scotland in Paris in two weeks' time.