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Infographic: how South Africa fared in the RWC2015

South Africa gave a stellar performance in this year's Rugby World Cup, despite experiencing a shocking start when they lost in their opening match against Japan. Overall, the Springboks secured a solid third place following their 24-13 bronze play-off win against Argentina.

Springboks fly South African flag into semi-finals of Rugby World Cup

Brand South Africa joins the country in congratulating the Springboks on their well-played match against Wales in the first quarter-final of the Rugby World Cup.

Springboks meet the queen

Springboks meet the queen

As host country of the Rugby World Cup, England put its best foot forward when Queen Elizabeth held a reception at Buckingham Palace in London for the Rugby World Cup with players, officials and supporters. Springbok Bryan Habana said it was a massive honour and privilege.

Springboks do South Africa proud

The Springboks have once again flown the South African flag proudly in their fourth and final Group B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

South Africa ready for the USA in Rugby World Cup

South Africa ready for the USA in Rugby World Cup

South Africans have come out to support the Springboks in their Rugby World Cup campaign. After their first Pool B match, the team have moved from strength to strength and are now sitting at the top of the group. Today, the Bokke play the USA in their last group match.

Brand South Africa urges the nation to get behind the Springboks

Brand South Africa today joins the nation in wishing the Springboks well ahead of their first game against Japan in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby’s full story: the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum

In a country that is passionate about sport, the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum displays the full story of rugby in South Africa. It opened in Cape Town on 24 September 2013 and has already been nominated for an international accolade. Visitors enjoy the high level of interaction offered within its walls.

South Africa’s Rugby World Cup journey

As the kick-off to the Rugby World Cup in England draws closer, we look back at the highs and lows of South Africa's performances since it rejoined the sport internationally in 1992. Since then, the Springboks have won the tournament twice and hope to make it third time lucky this year. The Boks' first game in this World Cup is against Japan on 19 September in Brighton.

RWC 2015 squad

South Africa announces 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

In naming his chosen few, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said the 31-member squad that would represent South Africa in the Rugby World Cup would carry the country's hopes on their shoulders. It would be a tough tournament, he cautioned. Jean de Villiers will captain the team.
South African ref to kick off Rugby World Cup

South African ref to kick off Rugby World Cup

The opening match of the Rugby World Cup, pitting hosts England against Fiji, will be refereed by Jaco Peyper. On his team will be two other South Africans - Stuart Berry and Shaun Veldsman - and Ireland's John Lacey. The Boks' first match is on 19 September against Japan.

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