Owen Farrell says his team’s response to the All Blacks’ haka was England laying down their own challenge before the epic encounter in Yokohama.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says there are no excuses for his side’s World Cup semi-final defeat by England, and gave due credit to the performance of Eddie Jones’ men.
SA Rugby magazine’s Jon Cardinelli soaked up the atmosphere ahead of the first semi-final between New Zealand and England at the Yokohama International Stadium.
SA Rugby magazine looks at what happened in Yokohama on Friday as the Springboks build toward the World Cup semi-final against Wales.
Handre Pollard is expecting a ‘tactical chess match’ when the Springboks front Wales in the World Cup semi-final. JON CARDINELLI in Yokohama reports.
Wales coach Warren Gatland has made three changes to the starting lineup that will face the Boks in Sunday’s semi-final in Yokohama.
SA Rugby magazine looks at what happened in Tokyo on Thursday as the Springboks build toward the World Cup semi-final against Wales.
Rassie Erasmus says the calming influence of Willie le Roux is crucial for the Boks’ back three despite the criticism the fullback has received recently.
Brothers Beauden, Scott and Jordie Barrett have revealed that they were granted compassionate leave after their grandfather Ted passed away a week before their victory over Ireland.
Rassie Erasmus believes that the 6-2 bench selection tactic will improve the Springboks’ chances of beating Wales and peaking in the subsequent World Cup final. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.