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Springboks inspire the nation and the world

Brand South Africa today hailed the performance by South Africa’s national rugby team in their third match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

South African flag flies high in Birmingham

Brand South Africa today joined the nation in congratulating the Springboks for their excellent sportsmanship on the field in Birmingham as they battled Samoa in their second match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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.

Boks’ history against Rugby World Cup group rivals

South Africa's pool B opponents have been called lightweights and easy pickings, but the Springboks know they should not take any of them for granted. Each side has their own strengths and the Boks will need to be at their best. We take a look at South Africa's records against each of their group opponents. Note that all fixtures are South African standard time.

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.
Watch: Giving South Africa the #HomeGroundAdvantage

Watch: Giving South Africa the #HomeGroundAdvantage

The Springboks have launched their 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign with the release of a goosebump-inducing video, capturing all the emotions that give 'the Springboks #HomeGroundAdvantage ... anywhere in the world'. The World Cup kicks off in the UK on 18 September. Watch it here.

Green and gold rivals from Down Under

The fiercest rivalry whenever South Africa is on a sports field always comes from Australia. Both teams wear green and gold, and both teams are always out to beat each other. With Australia being the co-hosts for the upcoming Cricket World Cup, we look back at the history of this bloodthirsty rivalry in various sports.

Springboks are Sevens Champions again

Springboks are Sevens Champions again

South Africa defeated New Zealand 26-17 in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, claiming a second consecutive HSBC Sevens World Series title in as many weeks. The win moves the Springboks to the top of the Sevens World Series points table.

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