South Africa brutality had the better of Wales

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Following their win over Wales in last weekend’s semi-final, Robert Rees takes a look at how South Africa used their physicality to overcome Warren Gatland’s men. Springbok power just a step too far for Wales Rassie Erasmus’ side have made a name for themselves as bruising, physical opponents; overhauling their opposition to claim their fourth […] READ MORE


England’s road to recovery: Five key moments to redemption

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England have a chance for history. Four years ago, English rugby experienced its darkest day. Stuart Lancaster and his men dumped out of a home World Cup and a reshuffle was imminent. In came Eddie Jones fresh off the high of an infamous win over the Springboks with up and coming Japan side. Fast forward […] 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


Wales dark horses for Rugby World Cup glory

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This Rugby World Cup for Wales has been a story of close calls and undercooked performances. In the three matches against Australia, Fiji, and France, Warren Gatland’s men coughed and spluttered to either come from behind or scrape tense wins. Following these performances, many have written off Wales’ chances of lifting the Webb Ellis trophy […] READ MORE


Wales won’t fear the power of the Springboks

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Wales head into their semi-final against South Africa with a lot of positivity surrounding their hopes of victory. They have won the last five meetings between the sides. Robert Rees looks at why Wales won’t be fearing the Springboks.  Wales can match the power game South Africa dominated the Japanese, as they have done with […] READ MORE



Rugby World Cup: Japan Vs Scotland

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Japan are on the verge of qualifying for the quarter-finals for the first time in their history and if that happens, expect unprecedented scenes of delight across this amazing country. They opened this tournament with a 30-10 win over Russia and last weekend’s thrilling 38-19 victory against Samoa, where a Kotaro Matsushima try in the […] READ MORE


What makes Semi Radradra such a quality player?

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Fiji’s player of the tournament, Semi Radradra, is a world class attacker, but what makes him good at what he does? Robert Rees breaks down the key basics to understand what he does and why. Now, Radradra isn’t just a potent threat due to his magnificent speed and agility for a man as big and […] READ MORE