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If it's raining in your part of the Cape Peninsula then you know it is time for the 43rd Villager Sevens, which has seldom been blessed by good weather but always by lots of enthusiasm and fun. It is one of the best rugby days of the year.
Coach Graham Henry and captain Richie McCaw intend to make the best of an unprecedented second chance when they lead New Zealand into the World Cup.
Italy coach Nick Mallett says he is confident he will find a top job in the future once his Italy deal runs out after the World Cup in New Zealand.
England Manager Martin Johnson outlined his blueprint for winning the World Cup on Thursday, saying substance not style was what mattered most.
Richie Gray has always been noticeable on a rugby pitch, his rawboned physique adorned by a mane of flaxen blond hair has resulted in the Scotland lock receiving plenty of attention - good and bad.
The way things have been going in the provincial First Division lately, the EP Kings and Boland Cavaliers will be regarded as favourites when they host the Border Bulldogs and Griffons respectively this weekend.
France coach Marc Lievremont has ruled centre Maxime Mermoz out of France's opening World Cup game, but announced on Thursday that he would be using all 30 players in his squad for the opening two Pool A matches against Japan and Canada.
Move over, Morné Steyn, make room for a kicker even more exceptional than you are - and he does it barefooted.
Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has rewarded some on-form fringe players by naming them in the starting XV to face Griquas in their Currie Cup clash in Kimberley on Saturday.
Springbok skipper John Smit said on Thursday the defending champions were under more pressure ahead of this year's World Cup, compared to the 2007 edition which was held in France.
After a career littered with comebacks, it is no surprise to see England playmaker Jonny Wilkinson making another return in time for the World Cup.
Lions lock Wikus van Heerden believes his side need to improve in set-pieces if they are to maintain their position on top of the Currie Cup log ahead of their clash with the Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday.
Fiji media reports that all three wings in the World Cup squad are injured, setting back Fiji's preparation for the tournament which starts in eight days.
Blue Bulls skipper Gary Botha is determined to capitalise on the momentum his young team have gathered in recent weeks to climb into semifinal contention in the second half of the season.
Most people would expect long-time New Zealand coach Graham Henry to have the best track record (and winning percentage) of all the coaches at the World Cup ... and rightly so.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The Barbarians are one of the top invitational rugby sides with a long history and classic rugby jersey.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Lions get ready for their matches with this green training jersey. It's what the players wear. Get in the Gear!
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 Lions are ready to get their Australia tour underway. They arrive in Perth on Monday.
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.