2015 World Cup squads

SARugbymag.co.za brings you the squads of the 20 World Cup participants as they are announced.

Breaking bad

Yoann Huget has made headlines for all the wrong reasons this year, but that could change at the World Cup, writes GAVIN MORTIMER.

Duane won’t be rushed

Duane Vermeulen is unlikely to play for the Springboks until the second or third pool match at the World Cup, JON CARDINELLI reports.

What we’ve learned

Five lessons from the past weekend's World Cup warm-up matches, according to SIMON BORCHARDT.

Duane: I’m ready and raring to go

Duane Vermeulen says he feels the fittest he has been in a long time, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.

Paige’s boot to boost Boks

Heyneke Meyer believes the uncapped Rudy Paige has the skill set to be a success at a World Cup staged in difficult northern hemisphere conditions, reports JON CARDINELLI in Durban.

‘Guys were bursting into tears’

Heyneke Meyer says the build-up to the Springboks’ World Cup squad announcement tested his resolve on several levels, reports JON CARDINELLI in Durban.

Du Preez has point to prove

Fourie du Preez insists he can add value to the Springboks’ World Cup campaign, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.

Naholo makes miracle return

Waisake Naholo has been included in the All Blacks' 31-man World Cup squad after recovering from a broken leg.

Clermont still setting the pace

Clermont maintained their perfect start to the Top 14 season with a 25-6 home win against Grenoble.

Transforming our thinking

Transformation has to be embraced and discussed on a daily basis and not just in the lead-up to a World Cup squad announcement, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Highlights: Ireland vs Wales (2015)

Wales claimed a 16-10 win in this World Cup warm-up match in Dublin.

Highlights: Scotland vs Italy (2015)

The hosts scored six tries to win 48-7 at Murrayfield.

Highlights: Barbarians vs Samoa (2015)

Bakkies Botha's Baa-Baas claimed a 27-24 win at London's Olympic Stadium.

Highlights: Japan vs Uruguay (2015)

Eddie Jones's Brave Blossoms thrashed Los Teros 40-0 in Tokyo.

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