The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Defending champion South Africa scored 12 tries yesterday to defeat Namibia 87-0, the largest margin of victory at this year’s Rugby World Cup.
Following is a list of the 30-man squads selected by the 20 teams for the Sept. 9-Oct. 23 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand:
South Africa named 18 members of its 2007 Rugby World Cup championship squad to its 30-man roster for this year’s tournament in New Zealand.
South Africa picked the core of its Rugby World Cup-winning team for the Aug. 13 Tri-Nations Test against Australia in Durban as it seeks to rebound from back-to- back losses on the road.
Australia made seven changes to its starting lineup for this week’s Tri-Nations rugby opener against South Africa as it tries to rebound from an upset loss to Samoa.
"I'll be sitting at home with my family on Sunday with a tear on my cheek as the team takes on the Wallabies."
- Bakkies Botha on Oct 06, 2011