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South African musician Ard Matthews has apologised after bungling the national anthem on live television on Tuesday.
Richie McCaw carries the weight of a nation on his broad shoulders as New Zealand looks to the inspirational All Blacks captain to end a 24-year World Cup drought.
Even the harshest critics of South African World Cup captain John Smit have to admit he takes criticism like a true warrior.
Romania have announced their squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, their seventh participation in the World Cup. They have appointed the tough Perpignan hooker, Marius Tincu, to lead the side. Cristian Petre is his vice-captain.
There was a surprise in the Beeld Trofee semifinal on Tuesday afternoon when Florida, not for the first time, upset Monument's seemingly unstoppable march to the Final. HTS MIddelburg stood up well to Klofies.
Rugby is on the rise in Georgia and the World Cup in New Zealand could be the perfect showcase to show just how much progress has been made on the field of play.
The task at hand for Scotland's World Cup squad once again looks clear-cut - a slot in the quarterfinals is the bottom line and anything else would be a bonus.
South Africa may have won the World Cup four years ago, but the team that turned the 2007 tournament upside down was Argentina.
England appear to have two major problems if they are to reach a third successive World Cup final: how to secure quick ball and finding a way of doing something useful if they get it.
Romania have played in every World Cup to date but unfortunately for the Oaks, they have yet to claw their way out of the group stages.
Springbok coach Peter de Villiers explained that reliability, experience and finding a balance in the squad were foremost concerns for him when he was selecting the 30 players to take to the World Cup.
Springbok coach Peter de Villiers sprung a surprise when he named a few players that seemed to be out of the Bok frame - most notably Francois Louw, Odwa Ndungane and Johann Muller in the squad to defend the World Cup title.
Paddy O'Brien, the IRB's refereeing boss, has let referees know that they are to abide by protocols, including the protocol outlining the TMO's area of jurisdiction.
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has made just two changes to the team that demolished the Pumas in Bloemfontein last weekend for their Currie Cup encounter with the Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.
Sebastien Chabal has said that he is trying not to dwell on his non-selection for the France team for the World Cup but would instead focus on what could be his final season with Top 14 side Racing Metro.
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.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
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.