SOUTH-AFRICA

Springboks

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.

Damian Willemse

The Springboks can still retain the Rugby World Cup, says Nienaber

South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber conceded his side were second best against Ireland in their epic Pool B clash on Saturday, but insists they can still retain the Rugby World Cup.

Johnny Sexton

Johnny Sexton eager for Ireland to 'make it count' after gutsy win over Springboks

Ireland talisman Johnny Sexton wants his charges to use the momentum from the win over South Africa to go deep into the Rugby World Cup. 

Bundee Aki

Andy Farrell hails resilient Ireland after thrilling win over South Africa

Ireland coach Andy Farrell hailed the mental strength of his players following a nail-biting 13-8 win over World Champions South Africa in the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.

James Ryan

Ireland lock James Ryan relishing battle with Eben Etzebeth

Ireland vice-captain James Ryan is hoping to impose himself on the Springboks forward pack, in particular hard-man Eben Etzebeth.

Jacques Nienaber

Nienaber understands risks involved with Boks' 7-1 bench

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber is comfortable with the risks of naming a potent 7-1 split on the bench for their blockbuster Rugby World Cup fixture against Ireland.