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Springbok Peter de Villiers is an exception to the rule that results and trophies define coaches.
The Springboks are not the only South Africans going to the World Cup. There are others, too, playing for Australia, Canada, England, Italy, Namibia and the USA. We look at their schools. There are no marks for guessing which school will have the most Old Boys at the World Cup but there may be a mark for guessing who had second most.
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A wave of Pacific Islander players is powering New Zealand's World Cup dream, with almost a third of the All Blacks' 30-man squad boasting Pacific heritage.
With the start of the second half of the season, Blue Bulls coach Pine Pienaar said his team will look to find consistency in the Currie Cup, as they prepare to meet the Sharks at Loftus on Saturday.
Leinster flyhalf Ian McKinley has been forced into early retirement due to an injury that has resulted in him losing the sight in his left eye.
Italy coach Nick Mallett pointed the finger at the country's two Celtic League clubs, Treviso and Aironi, for landing him with a flyhalf headache as he leaves for New Zealand to take part in the World Cup.
With Ireland having failed to progress beyond the World Cup quarterfinals in six attempts, coach Declan Kidney wanted to use an intensive series of four warm-up tests to build confidence and continuity to take to New Zealand.
Marc Lievremont's contested reign as France coach will come to an end after the World Cup, giving him one last chance to prove he can turn the famously flamboyant but inconsistent French into champions.
The World Cup has a habit of throwing up new stars of the game on each occasion it is held. We take a look at some of the likely lads this time around.
One of world rugby's most respected forwards and the player who has led Wales in eight of their last international outings, Matthew Rees, has been handed the captaincy of the Scarlets for the second consecutive season.
For a supposedly predictable team, England is awfully unpredictable heading into this World Cup.
Cheetahs centre Corné Uys has emerged as a target for English Premiership side Newcastle Falcons, who are looking for a replacement for Gcobani Bobo.
Wales head to the World Cup more confident than ever of finally making an impression at the game's greatest showpiece.
At Bellville at 15.00 a team from the Western Province Institute will play against the touring Italian team from the Federation's Accademia.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.