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Rennie a 'sensational appointment' for Wallabies - Mexted

1:59am GMT

WELLINGTON Rugby Australia have made a "sensational appointment" in choosing Dave Rennie to take over as coach of the Wallabies and he will improve the team in short order, former All Blacks loose forward Murray Mexted has said.

Master plan paid dividends, now Springboks must build - Erasmus

03 Nov 2019

TOKYO Rassie Erasmus's master plan to win the Rugby World Cup came to sensational fruition at the end of its 19th-week, with the 20th now needed to embark on a trophy tour when they return home next week.

I almost quit a year ago, says Springbok coach Erasmus

02 Nov 2019

YOKOHAMA South Africa's path to their third World Cup title in Yokohama on Saturday was forged during a do-or-die performance against New Zealand a year ago, when coach Rassie Erasmus had been on the brink of quitting.

Rugby-I almost quit a year ago, says Springbok coach Erasmus

02 Nov 2019

YOKOHAMA, Nov 2 South Africa's path to their third World Cup title in Yokohama on Saturday was forged during a do-or-die performance against New Zealand a year ago, when coach Rassie Erasmus had been on the brink of quitting.

Representing entire Rainbow Nation inspired us, says Springbok Vermeulen

02 Nov 2019

YOKOHAMA Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus underlined the importance of the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday by reminding his players before kick-off that they were not just playing for themselves but for the entire Rainbow Nation.

Rugby-Representing entire Rainbow Nation inspired us, says Springbok Vermeulen

02 Nov 2019

YOKOHAMA, Nov 2 Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus underlined the importance of the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday by reminding his players before kick-off that they were not just playing for themselves but for the entire Rainbow Nation.

New Zealand take third place with six-try win over Wales

01 Nov 2019

TOKYO The All Blacks bid farewell to coach Steve Hansen and captain Kieran Read with a 40-17 victory over Wales at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, claiming the one World Cup prize that no team sets out to win -- third place.

Emotional Hansen retires with legacy intact

01 Nov 2019

TOKYO Choking back tears in the middle of Tokyo Stadium after his New Zealand side had clinched third place at the Rugby World Cup, retiring coach Steve Hansen could only utter five words.

Rugby-Emotional Hansen retires with legacy intact

01 Nov 2019

TOKYO, Nov 1 Choking back tears in the middle of Tokyo Stadium after his New Zealand side had clinched third place at the Rugby World Cup, retiring coach Steve Hansen could only utter five words.

Read still among game's greats after fairytale finish thwarted

01 Nov 2019

TOKYO Kieran Read's glittering All Blacks career ultimately did not end with the same fairytale finish as his predecessor Richie McCaw, but the 34-year-old will still go down as one of New Zealand's greatest players.

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