Rugby World Cup 2019: Team of the Tournament

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Following six weeks of fantastic Rugby World Cup action, Robert Rees goes ahead and picks his best XV throughout the entire competition.  Choices are based on impact made, quality of performances, points scored and influence in the team.  1. Tendai Mtawarira ‘The Beast’ lived up to his nickname throughout the Rugby World Cup, hitting hard […] READ MORE


South Africa win the 2019 Rugby World Cup final

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Rassie Erasmus’ dream journey as the Springboks coach continues as South Africa win the 2019 Rugby World Cup final, to become the first side the win the World Cup having lost a game in the pool stage. South Africa get their third title Joining the ranks of 1995 and 2007, Siya Kolisi’s crew lifted the […] READ MORE


Springbok game plan will remain unchanged

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The squad that Rassie Erasmus announced for their Rugby World Cup semifinal mach against Wales points to no changes to the Springbok game plan. The Springbok squad One change to the team One change has been made to to the team that defeated Japan in the quarter-final. One of the players of the tournament, Cheslin […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup quarterfinals MVP – 8 most important players

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With the knockout stages looming large on the horizon, we take a look at the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals MVP players from each of the eight teams. Names who could prove pivotal to their nations reaching the semifinals.  Australia: David Pocock Pocock, in his final World Cup, needs to give the performance of his life […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup Team of the tournament (so far)

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Here is Robert Rees‘ Rugby World Cup team of the tournament (so far). 20 games into the 42 match event, and plenty of World Rugby’s superstars have shone. After gauging the results and performances, this is in Rob’s opinion, the outstanding XV players in the Rugby World Cup, so far.  1. Jefferson Poirot (France) The French […] READ MORE


Rassie Erasmus Springbok Selection Options

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After suffering a disappointing loss to Los Pumas in Argentina, Rassie Erasmus’s Springbok selection options raise more questions than answers. Springbok Selection Options The SOS Erasmus sent out after the Springboks 32-19 loss in Cordoba, has raised more questions than it has answered. Last Word on Rugby consider Springbok selection options, plus the ramifications; positive, […] READ MORE