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8dKwesé ESPN reporter

Junior Boks to kick off U20 Champs

The Junior Springboks will play Georgia in the opening match of the World Rugby U20 Championship in the French city of Perpignan on May 30, World Rugby announced on Wednesday.

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Australia set up New Zealand clash

Australia have won a thriller against Scotland 24-21 to set up a mouth-watering Sydney 7s quarter-final against New Zealand on Sunday.

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34dESPN staff

Super Rugby 2018 preseason form guide

The start of the revamped Super Rugby competition is now just a month away. But what are the 15 teams doing for preseason fixtures? Check out the list of games, and match reports, here!

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55dHuw Richards

2017 international rugby in numbers

The British & Irish Lions dominated the Test arena this year, but the tourists weren't the only show in town. ESPN delves into the statistics behind another thrilling 12 months of international rugby.

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77dESPN Staff

World Rugby announce simplified law book

World Rugby have announced they will release a new, more simplified law book from January 1, 2018 designed to make the laws easier to understand.

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81dESPN Staff

End-of-year Tests: Team-by-team review

The end-of-year Tests offered international coaches the chance to experiment but what did we learn? Our experts have their say.

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82dTom Hamilton

Kolisi: Boks' Coetzee 'has bitten the bullet for us'

Siya Kolisi mounted a heartfelt defence for the Springboks' underfire coach Allister Coetzee in the wake of their defeat to Wales as speculation continues over his long-term future in charge of South Africa.

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82dESPN Staff

Coetzee defiant despite Wales defeat

South Africa Head Coach Allister Coetzee is not concerned about his future despite his Springbok team losing 24-22 to Wales capping a miserable autumn tour.

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82dESPN Staff

Wales vs. South Africa: Who said what

Catch up on what was said following a hectic final autumn international between Wales and South Africa.

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82dTom Hamilton

Wales hold on as Parkes offers hope

Hadleigh Parkes scored two tries on his Wales debut as the Springboks were made to pay for an abysmal first-half showing in Cardiff.

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83dESPN staff

England's three-Test South Africa series revealed

England will tackle South Africa in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town next June as both sides step up their preparations for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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Wallabies return to Gold Coast in 2018

The Wallabies will open their 2018 Rugby Championship home campaign in Sydney in August against New Zealand, followed by two Tests in Queensland.

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98dMartyn Thomas

Weekend predictions: November Tests

The end-of-year internationals return once again but who is set for a big Saturday night, which player will shine and who has a long weekend ahead?

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98dPA Sport

World Rugby to review 2023 bid process

World Rugby plans to review the process which saw South Africa named preferred bidder only for France to be chosen to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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99dTom Hamilton

France owes 2023 RWC to financial muscle

France will be fantastic 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts, but while the winning bid offers financial muscle question marks remain.

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99dESPN Staff

France wins right to host 2023 RWC

France has been confirmed as the shock host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup following a vote in London.

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100dTom Hamilton

Jousting for 2023 World Cup vote almost over

Following a fortnight of briefings, counter-briefings and bad blood, we will discover Wednesday who will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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100dESPN Staff

2023 RWC: How the voting works

The wait is almost over for France, Ireland and South Africa as World Rugby prepares to anoint the 2023 Rugby World Cup host, but how does the voting work? ESPN explains all...

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101dSean Nevin

2023 World Cup bid: Timeline of tension

To say that the fallout from World Rugby's 2023 World Cup recommendation report was messy would be an understatement. ESPN looks back at the timeline of tension ahead of Wednesday's host announcement.

2017 RankingsRugby Championship

  • SA3rd
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 35 Tries Scored
    NZ1st
    17
    35
  • SA3rd
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 127 Points Difference
    NZ1st
    -18
    127