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Marco van Staden ready to feature at hooker for the Springboks

The man of granite that is Marco van Staden is ready to take his place in the middle of the scrum, if that's what the Springboks need.

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Vincent Koch says Boks not changing their approach for Romania

Springbok tighthead prop Vincent Koch is excited about his first start since 2019, and says the Boks have identified several areas they want to work on against Romania.

Taniela Tupou

Star prop an injury doubt for Wallabies' World Cup clash with Fiji

Australia head coach Eddie Jones is sweating over the fitness of star front-row Taniela Tupou for Sunday's Rugby World Cup clash with Fiji in Saint-Etienne.

Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx ruled out of Rugby World Cup

Springboks suffer Malcolm Marx Rugby World Cup blow

The Springboks have been dealt a major blow with news that hooker Malcolm Marx has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

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.

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Rugby World Cup national anthems re-recorded after backlash

Following widespread disapproval, new renditions of the national anthems are set to be recorded for Rugby World Cup matches.