Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has revealed that his biggest challenge was not to keep momentum from the weekend's 49-3 Pool D victory over Fiji, but - rather - to manage his players ahead of the knockout stages of the 2011 World Cup.
Northampton have confirmed they plan to build a new North Stand in the summer of 2013.
After downing Russia, the USA Eagles are eyeing advancing from pool play, Springboks get clean bill of health, Tonga readies for Japan and more in What the Tweet.
True to form, the dreaded Monday medical has yielded more bad news for the Western Province Currie Cup squad.
Maties' bid for an unprecedented 13th national club championship title received a huge boost on Monday.
South African coach Peter de Villiers surprised by naming a near full-strength team to face Namibia in a World Cup Pool D match in Albany on Saturday.
Samoa centre Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu has accused World Cup organisers of treating Samoa unjustly, in a foul-mouthed rant on Twitter following the 10-17 loss to Wales.
A gruelling Polish boot camp with a minus 140 C° cryotherapy chamber and pre-dawn training sessions has made the difference for Wales who have impressed with their physical intensity at the World Cup.
Isitolo Maka is Tonga's coach at the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Their captain at the tournament is his brother, Finau, who has been left out of the Tongan side to face Japan in Pool A action on Wednesday. It got us thinking, how many brothers are in action at the World Cup in New Zealand?
The variety of outdoor activities on offer in and around Taupo will not distract the Springboks from their goal of winning the World Cup, Springbok forward Willem Alberts said on Monday.
All Blacks wing Zac Guildford has admitted that he had an alcohol problem and publicly apologised for breaking an agreement with management by drinking "excessively" after a game last month
England attack coach Brian Smith has insisted that it is "terrific" Jonny Wilkinson and Toby Flood are still vying to be the team's starting flyhalf at the World Cup.
As the kudos for Canada's performance at the Rugby World Cup continue to pile up - the rave reviews have also netted some statistical significance as its World Ranking improved from 14th in the world to 11th following Monday's weekly update.
After a tense afternoon in Treviso ended with a narrow win, Ospreys head coach Sean Holley acknowledged that while it hadn't been a great performance, the endeavour and spirit shown was very pleasing.
Leinster were left counting the cost of their defeat to the Glasgow Warriors on Saturday with a few new injury worries for the European Cup champions to sweat over.