JON CARDINELLI reflects on the gritty and colourful world of Shinjuku, how the World Cup has captured the imagination of a nation and the Japanese chapter of the Dylan Jack Fan Club.
Former captain Jean de Villiers says South Africa need to surprise Rugby World Cup hosts Japan with variety if they are to win their quarter-final clash in Tokyo on Sunday.
We look at what happened in Tokyo on Friday as the Springboks build toward their quarter-final clash with Japan.
Jamie Joseph says that Japan may spring a surprise or two when they host a ‘frightening and physical’ Springbok pack in the World Cup quarter-final on Sunday. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
A selection of the best quotes from players and coaches at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Friday.
The Springboks’ odds of winning the World Cup have increased significantly, if only according to a leading New Zealand website.
Siya Kolisi and Handre Pollard say that the Springboks won’t over-complicate their mental or physical approach in the quarter-final against Japan on Sunday. JON CARDINELLI in Tokyo reports.
In his debut for SA Rugby magazine, OOM RUGBY outlines the numbers behind the Springbok defence and why Japan won’t win.
The SA Rugby magazine team’s Superbru picks for the World Cup quarter-finals.
Lood de Jager on the Boks’ expectations from Japan during Sunday’s quarter-final, while Malcolm Marx speaks about his role as an impact player from the bench.