rugby365.com columnist Grant Ball says Francois Louw's selection for the Springbok squad is the correct one, but only highlights the lack of planning from management.
Richard Wigglesworth has achieved one goal in getting picked in England's World Cup squad - now he wants to fulfil another by playing.
In an unprecedented achievement, eight former Golden Bears have been selected - seven as players and one as an assistant coach - to the U.S. National Team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, commencing for the USA on September 11 against Ireland, a match to be broadcast by tape delay at 10 a.m. PT on NBC.
Samoa, who could just be, as they were in 1991 and 1999, a source of shock at the 2011 World Cup, have announced their squad of 30. Seilala Mapusua will captain the side.
Out-of-favour French international centre Mathieu Bastareaud says he wants to reignite his France career as he prepares to kick-off the Top 14 campaign with new club Toulon this weekend.
While he selected only two more players of colour in his World Cup squad than his predecessor, Springbok coach Peter de Villiers insisted that transformation within the game has taken place.
Lions coach John Mitchell felt the need to beef up his pack for Saturday's top-of-the-table Currie Cup clash against the Sharks, despite the fact that the visitors will have virtually none of their Springbok forwards available.
Raptors Men’s 7’s coach, André Snyman, was recently appointed as Head Coach of the West Men’s 7’s All-Star team due to compete at the USA Rugby National All-Star Championship this weekend, August 27-28, 2011 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.
Rondebosch Boys' High host Bishops for the second of their 2011 matches this Saturday, a grand schools tradition, keen rivalry with good manners.
Western Province, looking to maintain momentum as the Currie Cup season reaches the halfway mark, must guard against complacency.
Wales will face Australia in a post World Cup clash at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on December 3, it was announced Wednesday.
Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse has been forced to make numerous changes to his team, ahead of Friday's Currie Cup encounter with a high-flying Western Province team.
Rudi Vogt, a real match-winner with his goal-kicking in recent weeks, has recovered from illness and returns to the Griquas starting XV in one of two changes to the backline to face the Free State Cheetahs in Kimberley on Saturday.
The Official Rugby World Cup 2011 Mobile App is now available to download for free for Blackberry, PlayBook, iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone 7.