Namibia's Johan Deysel handed six-game ban for tackle on Antoine Dupont

Namibia captain Johan Deysel has been banned for six games following his dangerous tackle on Antoine Dupont that left the France skipper with a facial fracture.

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.

Joe Schmidt and Ian Foster

All Blacks look towards secret weapon if they face Ireland in World Cup quarters

All Blacks assistant coach Joe Schmidt has emerged as a potential secret weapon if they face Ireland in the quarter-finals of this year's Rugby World Cup.

Rassie Erasmus

Rassie: Springboks can't afford to take dangerous Tonga lightly

Springbok fans might already be thinking about the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, but Rassie Erasmus has warned that the coaches and players can't afford to do the same.

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup hit by more security issues over the weekend

There were further security issues at the Rugby World Cup at the weekend when fans were involved in crushes.


Boks down to third in latest world rankings, Wallabies hit historic low

The Springboks have dropped one place in the latest World Rugby rankings after their loss against Ireland, while the Wallabies have dropped to a record low.