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Ireland's scrum-half Conor Murray (far left) celebrates victory at the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup Pool B match against South Africa at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, on the outskirts of Paris, on Saturday.
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Sep 24, 2023
Ireland beat South Africa in statement World Cup win as England romp
Ireland absorbed near-constant pressure from the physically imposing South Africans and took their chances when they got them.
South Africa's Malcolm Marx (center) is tackled during a match against Scotland at the Rugby World Cup in Marseille, France, on Sunday.
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Sep 14, 2023
South Africa's Malcolm Marx ruled out of World Cup with knee injury
Marx "went down at training on Wednesday after having his knee caught in contact," the Springboks said in a statement.
South Africa's Siya Kolisi takes selfies with fans after a practice session in Corsica on Aug. 29.
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Sep 1, 2023
Springbok icon Siya Kolisi defies odds to return in time for World Cup
Siya Kolisi rose from a hungry and impoverished childhood to become 'an international rugby icon.'
South Africa's Siya Kolisi is set to make his return on Saturday against Wales.
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Aug 17, 2023
Springboks elated to have captain Siya Kolisi back ahead of World Cup
Kolisi suffered a serious knee injury in April that cast doubt over his availability for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 13, 2023
Springboks have to defy history to beat All Blacks in Auckland
It has been 86 years and nine tests since South Africa last won in Auckland, where it suffered a 57-0 drubbing against New Zealand in 2017.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jun 8, 2023
South Africa star Cheslin Kolbe signs with Sungoliath
South Africa star utility back and 2019 Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe has decided to play for Tokyo Sungoliath from the 2023-2024 League One season, the club said Thursday.
Japan Times
Rugby
May 9, 2023
Faf de Klerk says Springboks motivated to 'prove world wrong'
The feisty scrum-half believes the underdog tag fits the fourth-ranked defending world champions ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 25, 2023
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi could miss World Cup with knee injury
A South African Rugby Union insider said on Monday that the 31-year-old World Cup-winning skipper had seen specialists and is set to meet another on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 27, 2022
Springboks hail 'special' Twickenham triumph as Eddie Jones defends record
South Africa's domination of England in their final test of the year was reminiscent of their overwhelming win over the same opponents at the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
Japan Times
Rugby
Nov 2, 2022
Ireland's Johnny Sexton focused on Rugby World Cup win, not rankings
The 37-year-old captain is focused on success in France next year, even if opponents might try and talk up his team's presence at the top of the table.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 18, 2022
Late try earns Springboks bonus-point win over Argentina
South Africa dominated the first half with their power game, but were given a scare in the second half as Argentina's Pumas roared back in Buenos Aires.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 14, 2022
Ian Foster hails All Blacks and slams media after sinking Springboks
The second-round victory halted a horror run in which New Zealand lost five of six matches, including three to Ireland and one each to France and South Africa.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 11, 2022
All Blacks' Beauden Barrett feared worst after scary collision during South Africa test
'There was a fearful period there for a minute or so where you do think of the worst. It's quite scary when you go over backwards and you find yourself come down on your head and shoulders.'
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 7, 2022
Springbok triumph adds to woes of embattled All Blacks
The ferocity of the Springboks constantly unsettled the All Blacks, who were lucky to trail only 10-3 at halftime having been outplayed in the opening 40 minutes.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 4, 2022
Reeling All Blacks desperate to bounce back in South Africa
'There's nothing better than the challenge of playing South Africa in South Africa, we know what's coming, and it's up to us as players to own our part of it and get our own stuff right.'
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 2, 2022
Springboks eye Southern Hemisphere crown with All Blacks in crisis
Back-to-back tests against South Africa to start the Rugby Championship are far from the dream scenario for a New Zealand team looking to turn around a poor run of form.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 3, 2021
Springboks edge All Blacks in Gold Coast thriller
The All Blacks were already assured of the championship after their victory over the Springboks last weekend, but Saturday's win will send South Africa back to the top of the world rankings.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 26, 2021
Ian Foster urges All Blacks to complete Rugby Championship grand slam
New Zealand and South Africa meet again next week on the Gold Coast to close out this year's Rugby Championship and Foster is setting his sights on a statement-making sixth consecutive win.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 22, 2021
All Blacks and Springboks prepare to meet for 100th time
New Zealand will hope to extend their recent dominance over South Africa on Saturday in what is increasingly becoming a one-sided rivalry.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 22, 2021
Springboks coach says South Africa ready to host Rugby Championship
'We would love to host, it would be good for the country,' Nienaber told reporters after Saturday's 29-10 victory over Argentina.

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