The Springboks’ must-win clash with Italy at the Shizuoka Stadium on Friday will be broadcast in space.
Whether at flyhalf or fullback, Beauden Barrett plays an integral role for the All Blacks, writes MARC HINTON in the latest issue of SA Rugby Magazine.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up some of the interesting news snippets making headlines around the world.
Scotland banked their first win of the World Cup after breezing past Samoa 34-0 in their Pool A clash at the Kobe Misaki Stadium on Monday.
There aren’t many punters ready to bet on New Zealand being stopped at the World Cup but local bookmakers suggest that the Springboks are the biggest threat to stop Kiwi domination.
Nearly every match of the World Cup has been marred by a dubious refereeing decision but coaches, pundits and fans should lay off the officials, says All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
Tier-two rugby nations may not always perform on the field, but their impact off it makes it special to have them at the World Cup, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
The Springboks should easily see off the ‘threat’ posed by neighbours Namibia as they look to secure their first win of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.
The Springboks’ execution of a more versatile approach will be in the spotlight when they battle Namibia on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya.
SA Rugby magazine looks at what happened on Wednesday in Nagoya as the Springboks build toward their next World Cup clash with Namibia.