Mzwandile Stick says Saturday’s clash with the All Blacks in Paris is “almost bigger than a World Cup final” for the Springboks, who are inspired by the messages of support from South Africa.
A New Zealand rugby pundit has paid a Halloween-themed radio tribute to the Springboks ahead of the World Cup final in Paris on Saturday.
Victor Matfield has backed the Springboks to return to their physically imposing selves in the World Cup final after two draining playoff matches.
New Zealand are eager to unleash their own version of the Springboks’ famed Bomb Squad and “get into the trenches” in the World Cup final, says All Blacks flank Dalton Papali’i.
Drawing on his experience of guiding the Springboks to the 2007 World Cup, Jake White says the opportunity to write a piece of history is more than enough motivation for the defending champions.
The Springboks will try to deny New Zealand an early lead as they expect the All Blacks to fly out of the blocks in Saturday’s World Cup final.
Former New Zealand international Mils Muliaina says the Springboks need to start Handre Pollard if they want to beat the All Blacks in Saturday’s World Cup final.
World Rugby has officially confirmed that veteran English referee Wayne Barnes has been appointed as the man in the middle for Saturday’s World Cup final in Paris.
After the Springboks edged England to set up a World Cup final with New Zealand, Jacques Nienaber’s coaching staff and players have plenty to think about before the battle for a record fourth title.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Rassie Erasmus’ motivational half-time team talk with the Springboks during the World Cup final against England.