Highlights Castle Lager Springbok Showdown



Kolisi honoured to lead the Boks for the 50th time

Siya Kolisi was honoured to be selected to lead the Springboks for the 50th time in Sunday’s final Rugby World Cup pool match against Tonga and said it was a milestone he never thought he would achieve.

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Tonga announce team to play the Boks in Marseille

Tonga head coach Toutai Kefu has named his squad to face the Springboks in a Rugby World Cup Pool B clash at the Stade de Marseille on Sunday.


Boks expecting “brutal” battle against Tonga

The Springboks are expecting a “brutal” battle against Tonga in their final Rugby World Cup pool match in Marseille on Sunday, and have emphasised the importance of being accurate on attack and defence to book a place in the quarter-finals.

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Pollard back as Nienaber rotates squad for Tonga

Handre Pollard will play his first Test since August 2022 and Marco van Staden will wear the No 16 jersey as replacement hooker for the first time when the Springboks meet Tonga in Marseille on Sunday, as coach Jacques Nienaber rotated his starting team for their final Rugby World Cup pool match.


Boks zoom in on Tonga after Ireland defeat

The Springboks have dealt with the disappointment of their heart-breaking 13-8 defeat against Ireland in Paris on Saturday and wasted no time turning their attention fully to Sunday’s final Rugby World Cup Pool B encounter against Tonga in Marseille.