Springboks considering 'innovative' bench selection for Ireland clash

Rassie Erasmus says the Springboks are considering going with a 7-1 bench split for their massive Rugby World Cup encounter against Ireland this weekend.

Conor Murray

Conor Murray 'buzzing' ahead of facing 'world-champion' Boks in a World Cup

Ireland veteran Conor Murray can't wait for the challenge of facing the world-champion Springboks in the Rugby World Cup this weekend.

Johnny Sexton

Ireland leaders look ahead to epic Rugby World Cup clash against the Springboks

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton and coach Andy Farrell are under no illusions as to the challenge that awaits them when they face the Springboks in their RWC Pool B clash next week.


Ireland record holder Johnny Sexton backing son to challenge points record

After becoming Ireland's all-time leading points scorer in a crushing Rugby World Cup win over Tonga, Johnny Sexton joked his young son will chase down his record.

Johnny Sexton

Rugby World Cup: Ireland cruise past Tonga as Johnny Sexton breaks points record

Johnny Sexton became Ireland's all-time record points scorer by leading his country to a 59-16 bonus-point victory against Tonga in the Rugby World Cup.

Rassie Erasmus

Victor Matfield believes Rassie Erasmus heading to Ireland after World Cup

Springbok great Victor Matfield believes Rassie Erasmus is leaving his position as South Africa's director of rugby to take up a similar role in Ireland after the Rugby World Cup in France.