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The Wallabies have undergone massive changes under Robbie Deans since their traumatic exit to England in the quarterfinals of the last World Cup, and they have set their sights on a record-breaking third title.
Italy will as-ever be relying on their pack when they tackle one of the toughest groups at the World Cup in New Zealand next month but their Achilles Heel remains the lack of a top-class flyhalf.
Ireland will travel to New Zealand with high hopes of redeeming themselves after their worst ever performance in a World Cup four years ago, in what should be a swansong for many of their senior players.
The United States head to New Zealand for their sixth crack at the World Cup knowing that there is little to no chance that they will make it through to the last eight of the tournament.
For 75 years the most famous Russian rugby player has been Prince Alexander Sergeevich Obolensky, an escapee from the purges of the Soviet revolution who famously ran in two tries for England in their win over the All Blacks at Twickenham in 1936.
Waterkloof have a team in each of the four Beeld Trofee Finals to be played at Hoërskool Florida on Saturday. The first team did not have an easy time against HTS Middelburg but they won on Tuesday.
Major off-season Top 14 transfers ahead of the new season which gets underway on Friday.
Hoërskool Tygerberg play Hoërskool Brackenfell in an FNB Classic Clash on Saturday. It obis a great occasion for both schools and communities.
The Blue Bulls were forced to make a late injury-enforced change to their team for Friday's Currie Cup encounter with the Leopards in Rustenburg.
It may not come as a major surprise, but World Cup-winning former England coach Clive Woodward is happy to wager a few of his hard-earned pounds on his compatriots claiming a second World Cup crown.
Australia head into Saturday's Tri-Nations decider bidding to end a 10-year title drought in the tournament, while opponents New Zealand are looking to return to winning ways ahead of next month's World Cup.
Sonny Bill Williams is up against the world's best No.12 Ma'a Nonu and is not guaranteed a run-on spot in the All Blacks' team for next month's World Cup, coach Graham Henry said on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.