‘Guys burst 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.

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.

Paige, Kirchner in Bok squad

Scrumhalf Rudy Paige and fullback Zane Kirchner have been included in the Springboks' 31-man World Cup squad.

2015 World Cup squads

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

Fringe Boks lacking game time

Fringe players in the Springboks' World Cup squad should be getting game time in the Currie Cup, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.

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.

Sharks edge EP Kings

The Sharks overcame a 13-point deficit to claim a 24-20 win over the EP Kings in PE on Saturday, CRAIG LEWIS reports.

‘It’s a fantastic squad’

What former Springbok coach NICK MALLETT had to say about Heyneke Meyer's 31-man World Cup squad.

Bulls thump Griquas

The Vodacom Blue Bulls scored six tries in their resounding 46-32 win against Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Wales hang on in World Cup warm-up

Wales survived a late Ireland onslaught to claim a confidence-boosting 16-10 victory in Dublin on Saturday.

Scotland cruise past Italy

Scotland scored six tries to claim a comprehensive 48-7 victory over Italy in Saturday's World Cup warm-up in Edinburgh.

Baa-Baas see off 14-man Samoa

The Barbarians scored five tries to beat Samoa 27-24 at London's Olympic Stadium.

Brave Blossoms batter Los Teros

Japan scored six tries to thrash Uruguay 40-0 in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match in Tokyo.

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