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WORLD CUP

Habana backs SA’s World Cup bid

Veteran Springbok wing Bryan Habana has thrown his support behind South Africa's bid to host the 2023 World Cup.


Rugby stars react to World Cup draw

Bryan Habana, Jonny Wilkinson, Shane Williams, James Haskell and Jamie Heaslip on the 2019 World Cup draw.


Hansen on All Blacks’ World Cup draw

Steve Hansen reacts to the All Blacks being drawn with the Springboks and Italy in Pool B of the 2019 World Cup.


Jones on England’s World Cup draw

Eddie Jones reacts to England being drawn with France and Argentina in Pool C of the 2019 World Cup.


Cheika on Wallabies’ World Cup draw

Michael Cheika reacts to the Wallabies being drawn with Wales and Georgia in Pool D of the 2019 World Cup.


Boks draw All Blacks at World Cup

The Springboks will play the All Blacks and Italy during the pool stage of the 2019 World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.


2019 World Cup draw

Watch the draw for the 2019 World Cup at Kyoto's State Guest House.


‘World Cup can leave huge legacy’

New sports minister Thulas Nxesi says hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup could make a similar impact on South Africa as the 2010 Fifa World Cup.


No RWC games for Newlands, Kings Park

Newlands and Kings Park will not be host venues if South Africa wins the right to stage the 2023 World Cup.


Stadium Showcase #Ireland2023

A look at four of Ireland's iconic stadiums with the sporting legends who played in them.


Boks in for tough World Cup draw

The Springboks will be in the second band of seeds for the 2019 World Cup draw and could possibly be drawn in the same pool as the All Blacks and Japan.


Government backing 2023 RWC bid

South Africa's 2023 World Cup bid has been given the government's full backing.


Games loss could boost World Cup bid

With Durban being stripped of the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, expect minister of sport Fikile Mbalula to throw his ‘102% commitment’ behind South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid. GARY LEMKE reports.


Kiwis backing Ireland’s World Cup bid

New Zealand foreign minister Murray McCully has given his support to Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 World Cup.


Rankings worry for Boks

The Springboks are fully aware that they face the possibility of being drawn in a potential ‘pool of death’ for the 2019 World Cup due to their decline down the world rankings.


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