RUGBY-WORLD-CUP

Ben O'Keeffe

Referee Ben O'Keeffe responds criticism from France Rugby World Cup defeat

New Zealand referee Ben O'Keeffe has responded to Antoine Dupont's post-match comments about the officiating during the Rugby World Cup quarter-final loss to the Springboks.

Michael Cheika

Michael Cheika relishing Los Pumas battle with mighty All Blacks

Argentina coach Michael Cheika is relishing the chance to make Rugby World Cup history with a victory over New Zealand in the semi-final on Friday.

Siya Kolisi of South Africa salutes the supporters

Ranking South Africa’s rugby stars by their social media followers

As South Africa gear up for their highly-anticipated Rugby World Cup semi-final match against 2019 final rivals England, the Springboks' popularity is bound to grow.

Handre Pollard and Ox Nche

Pollard: Boks embracing the pressure of knockout rugby

Experienced flyhalf Handre Pollard said the Springboks were embracing the pressure that comes with a Rugby World Cup semi-final against England at Stade de France in Paris on Saturday, and that they thrived on it and viewed it as a privilege.

Marcus Smith

England backing 'world-class' Marcus Smith to blitz Boks in RWC semi-final

England defence coach Kevin Sinfield labelled Marcus Smith as world-class after his performance at fullback against Fiji on Sunday. 

Rassie Erasmus

Rassie readies Boks for Rugby World Cup semi-final against 'desperate' England

Rassie Erasmus is under no illusions as to the challenge that awaits the Springboks when they face England in the 2023 Rugby World Cup semi-finals on Saturday.