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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.


Italy pull plug on RWC bid

The Italian Rugby Federation has announced they are withdrawing their bid to host the 2023 World Cup.


SA bids for 2023 World Cup

France, Ireland, Italy and South Africa have submitted their bid applications to host the 2023 World Cup.


Hansen extends All Blacks contract

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been reappointed through to the 2019 World Cup.


All Blacks deliberately ‘poisoned’

Rory Steyn, former chief bodyguard to Nelson Mandela, believes betting syndicates were behind the poisoning of the All Blacks before the 1995 World Cup final.


SA Rugby has hope for 2023 bid

SA Rugby hopes its right to bid for the 2023 World Cup will be reinstated before the end of 2017.


Robshaw admits World Cup blunder

England captain Chris Robshaw has conceded he made the wrong call against Wales at the 2015 World Cup.


Lomu’s 15 World Cup tries

The All Blacks winger scored seven tries at the 1995 global showpiece and eight in 1999.


Habana’s still try-hungry

Bryan Habana is on the cover of the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, on sale now.


Carter almost didn’t face Boks

Dan Carter has revealed that he could barely walk after the All Blacks' convincing World Cup quarter-final win against France because of a sore knee.


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