• When Boks held off Le Bleus in the wet

    In an extract from his book, The Springboks and the Holy Grail, DAN RETIEF relives the 1995 World Cup semi-final between South Africa and France that was played in monsoon conditions, 20 years ago today.

    Strauss, Nel get Scotland call-up

    Scotland coach Vern Cotter has defended his decision to select South Africans Josh Strauss and WP Nel for his 46-man World Cup training squad.

    Davies ruled out of World Cup

    Wales have suffered a massive blow to their World Cup hopes with news that star centre Jonathan Davies will miss the tournament through injury.