RUGBY-WORLD-CUP

Damian Willemse

Stormers coach wants to be cautious with returning Springbok stars

Stormers boss John Dobson reckons he needs to be "slightly careful" with the way in which he brings his Rugby World Cup winners back into the fold.

Kwagga Smith

Ian Foster calls out Kwagga Smith steal late in Rugby World Cup final

Outgoing All Blacks head coach Ian Foster felt his team should have been awarded a penalty late in the Rugby World Cup final.

Willie le Roux

World Cup hero Willie le Roux 'thrilled' to begin new journey with Bulls

Springbok star Willie le Roux is not resting on his laurels and admits he is raring to go for the Bulls in the United Rugby Championship.

Manie Libbok and Handre Pollard

Handre Pollard 'can't praise' fellow Bok flyhalf Manie Libbok enough

Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has reserved special praise for his playmaking colleague Manie Libbok, who he believes brings a different edge to the team.

George North

Welsh Rugby Union given damning report by independent panel

An independent report of the Welsh Rugby Union found that the work environment was atrocious.

Sam Whitelock

Players reflect on vast shadow of retired All Black Sam Whitelock

Sam Whitelock, All Black lock and New Zealand's most capped Test player, may have missed out on becoming the first player to win three World Cup winner's medals, but he left Test rugby with reputation enhanced.