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Cheslin Kolbe ready, and raring to go

Springbok fans will have breathed a sigh of relief on Monday when Rassie Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, declared Cheslin Kolbe “99 percent” ready to go. On Wednesday the man himself declared himself 100 percent ready!


“It’s going to be fun” – Vermeulen

If any of the 248 players left in Japan from the eight quarter-finalists are feeling the pressure, Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen is not one of them.


Fifty-up for Peyper as Boks get Barnes in RWC quarter-final

Experienced South African referee, Jaco Peyper, will have a memorable 50th Test appearance with the whistle on Sunday after being appointed to take charge of the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between Wales and France at the Oita Stadium in Japan.

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Mission accomplished for Imbokodo – Zintle Mpupha

The Springbok Women's Sevens team travelled to Tunisia with one mission – to claim the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens crown – so it was very rewarding for the team to arrive back in Cape Town with that feat accomplished, according to Imbokodo captain Zintle Mpupha.


All eyes on Japan

The Springboks completed a second day of Tokyo media engagements on Tuesday morning and have yet to be asked a question about their own play or team – almost.