Eben Etzebeth returns as Springboks opt for 7-1 bench split for Ireland clash

Eben Etzebeth returns from injury in one of 13 personnel changes and a positional switch for the Springboks' Rugby World Cup clash against Ireland.


Ireland wary of physical Springboks' new-found attacking edge

While Ireland know South Africa will bring their trademark physicality to Saturday's massive World Cup clash in Paris, they are growing increasingly wary of the Springboks' attacking prowess as well.


Springboks considering 'innovative' bench selection for Ireland clash

Rassie Erasmus says the Springboks are considering going with a 7-1 bench split for their massive Rugby World Cup encounter against Ireland this weekend.


Rassie: Handre Pollard not in line to face Ireland - but Eben Etzebeth fit

Flyhalf Handre Pollard will not be involved in South Africa's Rugby World Cup clash with Ireland in Paris on Saturday unless the Boks suffer a late injury crisis.

Conor Murray

Conor Murray 'buzzing' ahead of facing 'world-champion' Boks in a World Cup

Ireland veteran Conor Murray can't wait for the challenge of facing the world-champion Springboks in the Rugby World Cup this weekend.

Makazole Mapimpi

Five Springboks who impressed against Romania

Boksquad takes a closer look at Sunday's big win against Romania and picks out five Springboks who caught the eye.