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Lions Confirm Fixtures For 2021 South Africa Tour

Lions Fixtures

The fixture details for the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa in 2021 have been confirmed this morning.  The tour in 2021 will involved eight games which will take place between July 8 and August 7. The Lions’ first match will be against Super Rugby side the Stormers on July 8 before taking on a South African invitational …

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Springbok World Cup Winning Duo To Join Munster Next Season [Report]

Damian De Allende Munster

According to reports this evening, Munster are set to sign two World Cup-winning Springboks ahead of the 2020/21 season.  The Irish Times report that Munster have secured the signature of powerful centre Damian de Allende. The 27-year-old scored a crucial try in the Boks’ semi-final victory over Wales before putting in a solid defensive shift against England in the final. …

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England & South Africa Name Teams For World Cup Final

England South Africa Teams

England and South Africa have named their teams for Saturday’s 2019 Rugby World Cup final at the Yokohama Stadium.  Eddie Jones has named an unchanged starting XV from the side which brilliantly dispatched the All Blacks in the semi-final. This means that Jones will continue with the 10-12 partnership of George Ford and Owen Farrell. There is a change on …

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England Go Top Of The World Ahead Of World Cup Final

World Rugby rankings

England are now ranked as the number one side in the world after their excellent win over the All Blacks on Saturday in the Rugby World Cup semi-final.  Of course, there are much bigger prizes at stake for Eddie Jones and his side as they aim to lift the Webb Ellis trophy for the first time since 2003 when they …

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Warren Gatland Thinks England May Have Peaked Too Early

Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland admits that he was highly impressed with England’s performance as they dethroned the All Blacks in Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.  Gatland will have to contend with a third-place playoff against Steve Hansen’s side next Friday but when quizzed on what he thinks will happen during Saturday’s final, the Wales head coach suggested that Eddie Jones’ side may have …

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Times, Dates & Venues For World Cup Final & 3rd Place Playoff

World Cup Final time

After five weeks of Rugby World Cup action, we finally know who will be contesting the final on November 2.  England will meet South Africa where both sides will be hoping to lift the Webb Ellis trophy for the first time since 2003 and 2007, respectively. This will also be a repeat of the 2007 final. The dreaded third-place playoff …

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World Rugby Confirm Referees For Semi-Finals But Peyper Misses Out

Referee semi-finals

World Rugby have confirmed the referees who will take charge of this weekend’s semi-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Nigel Owens (Wales) will take charge of England versus New Zealand on Saturday (17:00 JST) with Romain Poite and Pascal Gaüzère (both France) as assistant referees and Marius Jonker (South Africa) as TMO. Jérôme Garcès (France) will referee Wales versus …

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Beauden Barrett At Fullback As All Blacks Name Team For Boks

All Blacks Team

Steve Hansen has named his All Blacks team for Saturday’s blockbuster showdown with the Springboks on what will be the second day of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Rassie Erasmus confirmed a strong side yesterday and Hansen has followed suit with a formidable looking team of his own in what should be an exhilarating encounter. Joe Moody, Dane Coles and …

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Springboks Team Named For Blockbuster Clash With All Blacks

Springboks Team

Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team for Saturday’s blockbuster encounter with the All Blacks at International Stadium Yokohama.  With just one exception, South Africa have selected the same side which secured a draw against New Zealand in Wellington during the Rugby Championship. Captain Siya Kolisi was unavailable that day but he comes into the team at blindside …

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Erasmus Confirms Role For Felix Jones In Springboks Setup

Felix Jones

Director of Coaching of South Africa Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, has confirmed that former Munster coach Felix Jones will take up a role in the Springboks setup for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  South Africa have been without an attack coach in recent weeks since the departure of Swys de Bruin from the coaching staff. Jones recently left Munster as the …

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