Canada will miss the Rugby World Cup for the first time after losing a two-legged play-off to Chile on Saturday for a place in the 2023 finals to be played in France.
The South African duo of Ruben de Haas and Hanco Germishuys were front and centre as the United States defeated Canada 38-16 to claim a 59-50 aggregate victory in their 2023 Rugby World Cup qualifying tie.
Canada ended a 12-match winless streak against the United States by winning the first leg of their Rugby World Cup qualifying series 34-21 in Newfoundland on Saturday.
On this day 26 years ago, the Springboks and Canada squared off at the 1995 World Cup in a chaotic clash that would be dubbed ‘The Battle of Boet Erasmus’.
The Springbok Sevens team will face African rivals Kenya for the fourth time during pool play this season at the Los Angeles Sevens.
Northampton Saints coach Chris Boyd admits he is not sure where Cobus Reinach will play next season after reports emerged that the Bok scrumhalf could seal a move to Montpellier.
Several players of Canada’s World Cup team have remained in Kamaishi to help the local community recover from the impact of typhoon Hagibis.
After finding out that their match against Namibia was cancelled, Canada’s squad assisted with the recovery efforts following Typhoon Hagibis.
Namibia’s final World Cup pool match against Canada has become the latest game to be cancelled by World Rugby due to safety concerns around typhoon Hagibis.
All the lineups from the fourth and final round of World Cup pool matches in Japan.