Springboks celebrate

Previewing the Springboks' pool at Rugby World Cup 2023

The Springboks don't have a very easy path to the Rugby World Cup final this time around, but coming through a tough pool is sure to leave them battle-hardened for the playoffs.

Canan Moodie

Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures: When do the Springboks play?

The Springboks will go into the Rugby World Cup in France as one of the favourites to claim their fourth global title and join New Zealand as the only back-to-back winners.

Cian Healy

Ireland lose experienced prop Cian Healy to injury

Ireland head coach Andy Farrel said he is devastated at the loss of veteran prop Cian Healy, who is set to miss the upcoming Rugby World Cup.


Ireland's win over Samoa marred by Cian Healy injury ahead of World Cup

Ireland beat Samoa 17-13 in a rainy Bayonne on Saturday night but celebrations were dampened by Cian Healy's injury scare.


World rankings: Springboks and All Blacks have a chance to go top

Both the Springboks and the All Blacks have a chance to take over from Ireland at the top of the world rankings this weekend, although the Boks have a much harder task.

Billy Vunipola

Billy Vunipola handed three week suspension after red card

Billy Vunipola has been banned for the start of England's World Cup campaign after receiving a three-week suspension for his red card against Ireland.