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Blue Bulls rugby player "Bees" Roux walked out of the Pretoria High Court a free man on Friday after being given a suspended sentence on charges of culpable homicide and drunken driving.
The Springbok Sevens team will get their pre-season preparation underway later this month with training matches against Chile and Argentina in Stellenbosch.
The All Blacks were given a bare pass mark by coach Graham Henry for the way they stumbled against Tonga before winding up 41-10 winners in their World Cup opener on Friday.
The All Blacks got the seventh edition of the World Cup tournament off to a winning start on Friday, defeating Tonga 41-10 in front of a capacity 60,000 crowd at Eden Park.
Born and living in Toulon, Eric Champ has made it clear that he will not be coaching Toulon in the place of Philippe Saint-André when the former wing takes over France's national rugby team.
England manager Martin Johnson insists his side are looking forward to launching their World Cup campaign against Argentina in the unique indoor environment of the Otago Stadium.
Tongan captain Finau Maka praised a gutsy and disciplined second-half performance from his teammates in the opening game of the World Cup which helped secure their best-ever result against the All Blacks.
James Haskell has promised that whatever the outward appearance of the 'stiff upper lip' Englishman there will be no lack of passion from Martin Johnson's men when they begin their World Cup campaign against Argentina.
New Zealand and Tonga opened up proceedings in Pool A on Friday - in what was also the 2011 Rugby World Cup opener - and, on Saturday, it will be the turn of France and Japan to keep their pool ticking over.
New Zealand managed a 41-10 win over Tonga in the opening match of the World Cup, in Auckland on Friday. However, it was not entirely convincing.
France coach Marc Lievremont has moved to stamp out any complacency within the French camp by publicly criticising the attitude of his players in a training session ahead of Saturday's World Cup match against Japan.
The organisers of the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International have introduced three new playing regulations - all of which will help tighten up this exciting student rugby tournament ahead of its fifth edition.
New Zealand got their World Cup campaign off to a victorious start, but it was far from convincing as they beat a willing Tongan team 41-10 in Auckland on Friday.
High-spirited training with punches thrown was "healthy competition" within the Wallaby squad in the countdown to Sunday's opening World Cup game, centre Anthony Fainga'a said on Friday.
In 2007, the Pumas had their best time ever at the World Cup, as Augustine Pichot led, they twice disposed of France, the employer of so many Argentinians.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
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Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.