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Being the top ranked rugby school is never easy, as everyone is out to beat you. Grey College, though, makes it extremely tough for their opponents to even get a sniff of a chance of doing that.
Benchmarks for the World Cup hosted by New Zealand from September 9 to October 23.
Sharks coach John Plumtree is delighted to have locks Alistair Hargreaves and Ross Skeate both available to face the Pumas, amid a Currie Cup season full of mixing and matching in the second row for the Durban side.
The opening match of the 2011 World Cup - drama all of its own. Paul Dobson previews the showdown between the hosts, New Zealand, and Tonga.
Referees boss Paddy O'Brien says all 20 World Cup coaches are on-side with his intended approach for World Cup matches, including a hard line on offsides and infringements that slow down the attacking team's ball at the breakdown.
Streets across New Zealand were a blaze of colourful bunting Thursday for what has been billed as a nationwide party in a "stadium of four million" as the World Cup returns to its spiritual home.
Canada have always prided themselves on producing strong forwards, but scrum coach Mike Shelley is confident intensive camps will have boosted his pack's technical finesse further for World Cup 2011.
Australia's David Pocock could barely contain his pride when informed by journalists on Thursday that one of his childhood rugby heroes had labelled him the world's best flank.
They may joke and put on a relaxed air in public, but the All Blacks could not hide their edge and resolve to make an emphatic statement when they open the World Cup against Tonga in Auckland on Friday.
New Zealand's High-profile Rugby League convert Sonny Bill Williams may have been told by the coaching staff to "tone down" his extravagant on-field display, but teammate Ma'a Nonu feels he will be a major asset.
South Africans should focus their attention on the Springboks and not on issues like transformation, sport minister Fikile Mbalula said in New Zealand.
South Africa will rely on their experience and proven ability to make the right decision at the right time to defend their World Cup crown, according to assistant coach Dick Muir.
South African enforcer Bakkies Botha is unlikely to feature in the Springboks' opening match of the World Cup against Wales on Sunday, according to assistant coach Dick Muir.
Romania will have six changes from the team that beat Ukraine 41-16 last month, when they take on Scotland in a World Cup Pool B opener at Invercargill on Saturday.
Japan pledged on Thursday to unleash an all-new "Japanese style" to rival France's "champagne rugby" at the World Cup, as they announced a strong line-up to face the European heavyweights this weekend.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The Barbarians are one of the top invitational rugby sides with a long history and classic rugby jersey.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Lions get ready for their matches with this green training jersey. It's what the players wear. Get in the Gear!
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Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The Lions are ready to get their Australia tour underway. They arrive in Perth on Monday.
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.