What does Cheslin Kolbe's replacement Sbu Nkosi bring to the Springbok side?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will be without their star winger Cheslin Kolbe for their semi-final clash with Wales at Yokohama Stadium on Sunday.     Kolbe has been sensational since linking up with the...

Springboks without star man Kolbe for semi-final clash

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerful winger Sbu Nkosi has been drafted into the Springbok starting line-up for Sunday’s gripping Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales at the Yokohama International Stadium     Nkosi...

Retiring Canadian great deprived of 'fairytale ending' to career

9 months ago by Rugby Dump

Retiring Canada winger DTH van der Merwe has said that he was deprived of a “fairytale ending” to his career when his country’s match with Namibia was cancelled last weekend.

New Zealand name strongest team as Brodie Retallick returns for World Cup quarter-final

9 months ago by The Guardian

Captain Kieran Read also back in side for game in Tokyo We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismLock Brodie Retallick has returned for the All...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...

Canada players help with Typhoon Hagibis clean-up operation

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada players took to the streets of Kamaishi to help with recovery efforts after Typhoon Hagibis prevented them facing Namibia in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.     World Rugby...

Japan v Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

9 months ago by The Guardian

Live updates of crucial Pool A decider | Kick off: 11.45am BSTScotland v Japan to go ahead but Namibia v Canada called offAndy Bull: Japan ready to think big after hard years with JonesEmail lee.calvert.casual@theguardian.com...

United States v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!

9 months ago by The Guardian

Live updates from the Pool C match in HigashiosakaCheck out all the latest World Cup standingsDrop Richard an email | Tweet @rrjparkin 6.09am BST In terms of the Rugby World Cup, there was no Namibia...

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan match to go ahead

9 months ago by The Guardian

World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoonWales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada offScotland’s must-win World Cup game against the hosts Japan – “the biggest match...

Namibia v Canada cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia and Canada's final Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup has been cancelled due to the impact of Typhoon Hagibis.   Both teams were aiming to claim a first win of the tournament in Japan,...