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CAPTAIN Phendulani Buthelezi (2019)
COACH Chean Roux
MOST CAPS Asenathi Ntlabakanye
HONOURS U20 World Champs, 2012

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Special feature

Live updates - Springboks v Japan from Tokyo

Follow the action as it happens all the way from Tokyo Stadium, where Japan take on the Springboks in the fourth and final Rugby World Cup quarter-final from 12h15 (SA time) on Sunday.

Match report

NZ make statement of intent with emphatic win over Ireland

New Zealand underlined their status as the team to beat at this World Cup as the ruthless champions made light work of what was supposed to be the toughest of challenges against Ireland and roared into the semi-finals with a vintage display.

Tournament news

South Africa top Pool B at Tusker Safari Sevens

South Africa beat Burundi (61-0), Kenya's Morans (17-12) and Uganda (19-17) on the first day of the Tusker Safari Sevens in Kenya to finish the opening day undefeated.

Match report

England outgun Wallabies by four tries to one

Captain Owen Farrell delivered 20 points with a flawless kicking performance and Jonny May scored a brace of tries as England powered into the Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-finals.

Team announcement

Yamanaka at fullback in Japan's only change for Springboks

Japan coach Jamie Joseph has stuck largely to his winning big-match formula for their first-ever World Cup quarter-final, against South Africa on Sunday.