Antoine Dupont makes timely return as France name side to face Springboks

Antoine Dupont has been named in France's starting line-up and will captain the side against the Springboks in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Sunday.


Jacques Nienaber on surprise selection calls: 'We've stayed true to our identity'

Jacques Nienaber insists the Springboks have not strayed from their identity despite opting for a 5-3 split on the bench for Sunday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France.


Rugby World Cup: Springboks spring several surprises in strong side to face France

The Springboks have unveiled an eye-catching team for Sunday's do-or-die Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France in Paris, with one or two selections no doubt set to take fansby surprise.

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Rassie Erasmus takes dig at France 'simulation' as World Cup mind games begin

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has subtly accused France of resorting to football-like tactics during games to try and influence match officials.

SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus welcomes Springboks' escape of WADA sanctions

SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has confirmed the Springboks will don their traditional green and gold in the wake of the South African Institute for Drug-free Sport's (SAIDS) challenge of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) notice of noncompliance.


Springboks to draw inspiration from heroic 14-man effort in Marseille last year

South Africa face a mammoth task in trying to topple France on home soil in Sunday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final, but they have plenty of experience to draw from.