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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.
Sharks coach John Plumtree criticised the fitness of players returning from France after he was forced to put veteran centre Marius Joubert on a conditioning block to get him up to speed with his teammates.
South African Sevens star Steven Hunt has been drafted into the Western Province Currie Cup team to play against the Pumas at Witbank on Friday.
Sharks coach John Plumtree insists that his side is well poised on the Currie Cup log despite lacking some cutting edge and dropping points in several of their lesser matches this season.
Russia coach Nikolai Nerush has unveiled his 30-man squad for their World Cup debut in New Zealand next month, and singled out their opening clash with the USA as pivotal to their campaign.
The PRO12, rugby's premier professional club competition in Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales, was formally launched in Dublin's Conrad Hotel where the glittering new trophy was unveiled on Tuesday.
There is only one change to the starting line-up of the Blue Bulls for their Currie Cup clash against the Leopards at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Friday, with Fudge Mabeta taking over at lock from injured Juandré Kruger.
Waikato have bounced back to keep their NPC finals hopes alive with a hard fought 31-27 victory over the Wellington Lions at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Tuesday.
For the first time this year South Africa won a Tri-Nations match, to the relief of millions of South Africans. We give some stats from the match and include some comparisons with the other four rounds.
PUK flank Siya Mdaka will make his debut for the Leopards when they take on the Blue Bulls in a Currie Cup encounter in Rustenburg on Friday.
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.