Bok legend 'Beast' helps kick off Rugby World Cup celebrations in France

Renowned former Springbok prop Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira arrived in Paris this week to officially pass on the Webb Ellis Cup from world champions South Africa to Rugby World Cup hosts France.

Richie McCaw

All Blacks legend Richie McCaw reveals his surprise World Cup contender

Two-time Rugby World Cup winner Richie McCaw has expressed his support for arch-rivals Australia, believing they have the potential to spring a major surprise in France.

Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones drops bombshell over his future as Wallabies boss

Wallabies head coach Eddie Jones has claimed that he will be leaving the side after the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

Webb Ellis trophy

World Cup chiefs ‘well prepared’ for safety threats in France

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin says tournament organisers are well prepared to deal with any protests or safety threats at the World Cup in France.

Siya Kolisi

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber backs Siya Kolisi to be fit in time for World Cup

The Springbok team management are confident that captain Siya Kolisi will have recovered fully from his injury in time to play a leading role in their World Cup defence in France in four months.

Faf de Klerk

Faf de Klerk: Underdog Boks 'want to prove the world wrong'

Faf de Klerk says the Springboks are determined to "prove the world wrong" by retaining their Rugby World Cup title in France later this year.