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Springboks

'Best weekend of rugby ever' - Fantastic World Cup quarter-finals earn high praise

An unforgettable weekend in the world of rugby saw both current and former players, as well as fans and pundits, come together to celebrate the brilliance of the World Cup quarter-finals.

England

Borthwick pays credit to 'written off' players as England book World Cup semi-final

England coach Steve Borthwick was proud of the resilience his players showed as they held off a thrilling Fiji fightback to reach the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

France Antoine Dupont and Fabian Galthie

Antoine Dupont not happy with referee after France lose thriller to South Africa

France captain Antoine Dupont was not happy with the standard of refereeing after France crashed out of their home World Cup against reigning champions South Africa in Paris.

Siya Kolisi celebrates with fans

Siya Kolisi on epic Bok victory: 'We knew it would take something special'

Jacques Nienaber and Siya Kolisi were incredibly proud of what the Springboks achieved against France in Paris on Sunday, and always knew it was going to take a massive effort to come out on top.

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Rugby World Cup: Brilliant Boks break French hearts with stunning fightback in Paris

The Springboks produced a heroic second-half fightback to turn the tables on France and complete a heart-stopping 29-28 victory to book their place in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

Manu Tuilagi for England

England survive Fiji fightback to advance to Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Owen Farrell steered England into the semi-finals of the World Cup after Steve Borthwick's side faced down a Fiji fightback in a dramatic 30-24 victory in Marseille.