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Team announcement

All Blacks team named for RWC2019 opener against Boks

The All Blacks team to play South Africa in their opening Rugby World Cup Test on Saturday September 21 at International Stadium, Yokohama has been named.

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South Africa will be tested by quality opponents: Powell

Playing New Zealand, England and Australia on the opening day of the Oktoberfest7s in Munich on Saturday will be as tough a challenge as the South African sevens team can expect to face in the new season.

Team announcement

Springboks unchanged for Rugby World Cup kick off

The Springboks will field an unchanged 23 for the first time since the last Rugby World Cup for their opening match of the 2019 version in Yokohama on Saturday.

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Rassie Erasmus happy with Boks' consistency before NZ clash

Consistency in selection and a strong group of experienced leaders were two factors underlined by Rassie Erasmus when he named an unchanged match-23 to face New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup opener in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday.

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Bok Women excited to take the field against Spain

Babalwa Latsha said the Springbok Women were ready to measure the progress they have made as a team since the 2021 Rugby World Cup Qualifiers in Gauteng in August as the clock winds down to Saturday’s Test against Spain at the WJ de Wet Stadium in Despatch.

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Springboks unchanged for Rugby World Cup kick off

The Springboks will field an unchanged 23 for the first time since the last Rugby World Cup for their opening match of the 2019 version in Yokohama on Saturday.

Rassie Erasmus happy with Boks' consistency before NZ clash

Consistency in selection and a strong group of experienced leaders were two factors underlined by Rassie Erasmus when he named an unchanged match-23 to face New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup opener in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday.

Stats and facts: Boks vs All Blacks in Japan

Saturday's RWC opener between the Springboks and the All Blacks will be the fifth time these two giants of the Southern Hemisphere clash at the four-yearly global showpiece, with the score at 2-2 in their previous four encounters.

Wet weather for the Boks RWC opener against New Zealand?

With heavy rain forecast to sweep in over Tokyo on Saturday evening, the weather was a hot topic at Tuesday’s media conference, with local reporters keen to know if the Boks were prepared for an “Umbrella Test”.

“Ready, set, go” - Boks raring for Saturday

The Springboks were all set for Saturday’s mammoth Rugby World Cup showdown with New Zealand: “We really couldn’t have prepared better,” said Bok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick in Tokyo on Monday.