Maro Itoje: 'British and Irish Lions must expect backlash from South Africa'The Lions battled back from a 12-3 interval deficit to triumph 22-17 in the first Test.
Jul 25, 22:44
Alun Wyn Jones: 'Our job is not done yet'The Lions clinched the opening Test 22-17 behind closed doors at Cape Town Stadium.
Jul 25, 11:43
Result: Lions come from behind to win first South Africa TestThe Lions recovered from being 12-3 down at the interval.
Jul 24, 20:04
Bongi Mbonambi warns against underestimating South AfricaSouth Africa have not played a Test match since their World Cup win in 2019.
Jul 20, 16:17
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi passed fit for Lions encounterThe flanker was one of 14 Springboks to test positive for coronavirus.
Jul 20, 13:54
Rugby World Cup: The 2019 tournament in numbersSouth Africa fly-half Handre Pollard was the tournament's leading points scorer with 69.
Nov 2, 13:07
John Mitchell: 'World Cup final is between two most powerful teams'England's defence coach is wary of the threat posed by Springboks scrum-half Faf de Klerk.
Oct 29, 09:13
Twitter reacts: Wales fall to agonising World Cup semi-final defeatWarren Gatland's side were edged out 19-16 by South Africa in Japan.
Oct 27, 15:36
Wales 16-19 South Africa: Key questions answered after World Cup semi-finalThe main questions that emerged from Wales' World Cup semi-final defeat against South Africa.
Oct 27, 15:33
Rugby World Cup day 38: South Africa end Wales dreams to set up England finalThe Springboks will face England in next Saturday's final.
Oct 27, 15:32
Half-Time Report: South Africa narrowly lead Wales in tight semi-final clashHandre Pollard kicked three penalties to Dan Biggar's two.
Oct 27, 10:12
Rugby World Cup day 38: Wales, South Africa battle to meet England in finalThe Springboks have won the two previous World Cup fixtures between the nations.
Oct 26, 19:50
South Africa prepared for set-piece war with WalesThe Springboks have named six forwards on their bench for what Handre Pollard expects to be a "gain-line battle".
Oct 26, 08:39
Result: South African strength sends valiant hosts Japan out of World CupThe Brave Blossoms are out of the tournament.
Oct 20, 13:39
Heyneke Meyer predicts "invincible" South Africa team in coming yearsSouth Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer tells Sports Mole that the new crop of Springbok players could forge an "invincible" team in the coming years.
Oct 31, 01:38
Result: South Africa finish third at Rugby World CupEben Etzebeth and JP Pietersen score tries to lead South Africa to a 24-13 win over Argentina in the third-place playoff at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 30, 21:59
Live Commentary: South Africa 24-13 Argentina - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of South Africa's 24-13 victory over Argentina, as the Springboks secured third place at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 30, 18:59
Result: New Zealand hold off resilient South Africa to reach World Cup finalNew Zealand recover from a below-par first-half performance to earn a spot in the World Cup final with a 20-18 victory over South Africa at Twickenham
Oct 24, 17:53
Half-Time Report: South Africa lead ill-disciplined New ZealandSouth Africa bounce back from conceding an early try to punish New Zealand's ill-discipline by earning a 12-7 lead in the World Cup semi-final at Twickenham.
Oct 24, 16:46
Live Commentary: South Africa 18-20 New Zealand - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of New Zealand's narrow 20-18 victory over South Africa, as they made it 13 wins in a row at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 24, 15:00
Warren Gatland: 'Penalties cost Wales'Wales head coach Warren Gatland acknowledges that four first-half penalties within scoring range cost his side in their World Cup quarter-final defeat to South Africa.
Oct 17, 20:32
Result: South Africa strike late to down Wales and book place in semi-finalsSouth Africa score a try with just five minutes remaining to book their spot in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals at the expense of Wales.
Oct 17, 17:54
Half-Time Report: Wales on course for Rugby World Cup semi-finalsDan Biggar hits a late drop-goal to give Wales a 13-12 lead over South Africa at half time of their Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Twickenham.
Oct 17, 16:50
Live Commentary: South Africa 23-19 Wales - as it happenedRelive all the action from the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Wales as the Springboks secured their place in the semi-finals of the competition.
Oct 17, 14:59
Result: South Africa book last-eight spot with thumping win over USASouth Africa book their spot in the quarter-finals of the 2015 Rugby World Cup with a 64-0 win over USA in London.
Oct 7, 18:43
Half-Time Report: South Africa in control against USASouth Africa lead USA 14-0 at the interval of their Pool B clash at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 7, 17:36
Live Commentary: South Africa 64-0 USA - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of South Africa's 64-0 thrashing of the USA at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 7, 16:15
South Africa fly-half Handre Pollard: 'Drop goal against Scotland my call'South Africa's Handre Pollard tells Sports Mole that it was his decision to try the drop goal which put a stop to some Scottish momentum in their Rugby World Cup game.
Oct 4, 01:36
Result: South Africa fight past spirited Scotland to go top of Rugby World Cup Pool BSouth Africa go top of Rugby World Cup Pool B with a dominant victory over previous leaders Scotland in Newcastle.
Oct 3, 18:38
Half-Time Report: South Africa open up healthy lead over ScotlandSchalk Burger and JP Pietersen score first-half tries as South Africa open up an 17-point lead over Scotland in their Rugby World Cup Pool B contest in Newcastle.
Oct 3, 17:35
Live Commentary: South Africa 34-16 Scotland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of South Africa's 34-16 win over Scotland at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 16:30
Live Commentary: South Africa 46-6 Samoa - as it happenedRecap Sports Mole's live coverage of the physical Pool B match between South Africa and Samoa as a JP Pietersen hat-trick helped the Africans see off the Pacific Islanders.
Sep 26, 16:29
Heyneke Meyer makes eight South Africa changes for Samoa showdownHeyneke Meyer rings the changes for South Africa's second Pool B fixture against Samoa after they were humbled by Japan in their Rugby World Cup opener.
Sep 23, 10:21
Result: Late Japan try stuns South AfricaA late try from Karne Hesketh gives Japan a 34-32 victory over South Africa, after the Springboks had been reduced to 14-men when Coenraad Oosthuizen received a yellow.
Sep 19, 18:50
Heyneke Meyer unveils World Cup team, Marcell Coetzee, Cornal Hendricks miss outSouth Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer names his Rugby World Cup 31-man squad, with regulars in recent years Marcell Coetzee and Cornal Hendricks missing out.
Aug 29, 08:09
Result: New Zealand edge past South Africa in Rugby ChampionshipNew Zealand make it two wins from two in the Rugby Championship thanks to a 27-20 triumph away to South Africa.
Jul 25, 18:00
Result: Australia fight back to stun South Africa in Rugby ChampionshipAustralia stage a fightback to defeat South Africa 24-20 in the Rugby Championship.
Jul 18, 13:12
Result: Ireland cruise to South Africa victoryIreland beat South Africa 29-15 at the Aviva Stadium to kick off their Autumn Internationals with a comfortable victory.
Nov 8, 19:20
Result: Late penalty seals South Africa winPat Lambie kicks a late penalty to give South Africa a 27-25 win over New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.
Oct 4, 18:03
Result: Late surge guides South Africa past Australia in Rugby ChampionshipJean De Villiers scores two tries in the last 10 minutes to fire South Africa to a 28-10 victory over Australia in the Rugby Championship this afternoon.
Sep 27, 18:14
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