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South Africa will go into Saturday's Tri-Nations encounter against Australia in Durban knowing that time is fast running out as they bid to get their World Cup preparations back on track.
The Panthers Rugby Club has been suspended by the Golden Lions Rugby Union after an alleged racial attack on rivals from the Soweto Rugby Club.
Fiji host Tonga in the Punjas Series at Churchill Park in Lautoka on Saturday - a series but also, naturally, a warm-up for the World Cup in a month's time.
Super Rugby champions the Reds are taking their prized silverware on a tour of Queensland with players, coaches and staff set to visit 22 cities and towns over the next three months.
Wales captain Matthew Rees looks certain to miss the World Cup after it emerged the Scarlets hooker could need surgery on his injured neck.
He may have been there and done it twice before, but Gill College skipper Lorenzo Nel is not taking Saturday's FNB Classic Clashes game against Hoërskool Cradock lightly.
South African flyhalf Butch James comes out of the Test wilderness Saturday against Australia with a World Cup starting place on the line.
Defeat can be a powerful motivator and for Akona Npeta, the captain of Cradock High School, he will be doing his utmost to lead his team to victory over Gill College in their FNB Classic Clashes match this Saturday.
South Africa play Australia in Durban on Saturday in Round Three of the Tri-Nations, and this time we seem to have A Team playing A Team. That means we could have a proper match.
England second row forward Courtney Lawes and mercurial Welsh centre Gavin Henson hope to seal their World Cup places when the two nations clash at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
After the best part of two months holed up in training camps, France will finally lose the tackle bags and begin their World Cup warm-up in earnest when they take on Ireland on Saturday.
Emerging Western Force lock Sam Wykes continues to take significant forward strides in his development and has been handed the captaincy for the team's two-match tour against the Samoan Test team later this month.
New Zealand coach Graham Henry chose to rest many of his top players as he named a 25-man squad Friday to travel to South Africa for the Tri-Nations Test in Port Elizabeth on August 20.
Agen wing Romain Edmond-Samuel has been hospitalised after suffering a head injury in training earlier this week, the French Top 14 club said Thursday.
As if a Springbok-laden Sharks team is not tough enough already, an approaching cold front is set to make it decidedly more unpleasant for Western Province.
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.
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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.