Nehe Milner-Skudder scored a brace of tries as the All Blacks wore down a tenacious Tongan side to clinch a 47-9 win at St James’ Park on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
World Rugby selects a team made up of the tournament's standout performers.
Deon Stegmann and Jamba Ulengo scored two tries each to guide the Vodacom Blue Bulls to a 25-24 bonus-point win over the Pumas in Nelspruit.
Western Province scored six tries to beat the EP Kings 45-14 at Newlands on Friday night.
The Leopards claimed a 44-20 come-from-behind win over the SWD Eagles in Potchefstroom.
Frédéric Michalak will need to produce one of his mercurial performances if France are to overcome Ireland in Cardiff on Sunday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Siale Piatau on the history of the Tongan cultural challenge, the Sipi Tau, which will face off against the New Zealand haka on Friday night.
Italy's stand-in captain Quintin Geldenhuys will have a crucial role to play in the lineouts against Romania at Sandy Park on Sunday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
Flyhalf Juan Martín Hernández could be the key figure for Argentina against Namibia in Leicester on Sunday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's World Cup and Currie Cup matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.
Including Springbok wing JP Pietersen's five-pointer against Samoa.
THE MONEY MAN is betting on Scotland to beat Samoa by 11-plus points and qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals.
Handré Pollard is the Springboks' best No 10 option at the World Cup and potentially could become the best in the game over the next few years, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The Springboks must prepare for the worst-case scenario with regard to their World Cup quarter-final opponents, writes JON CARDINELLI.