Bryan Habana

South Africa comfortably gained the bonus point they needed to top Pool B, after just 46 minutes. Two tries in the first half, the first by Damien de Allende and…

Rich form: JP Pietersen was again on hand to score for the Springboks

In the first half hour it looked like South Africa would run away with this fixture, but Scotland kept in the fight to deny their muscular rivals a bonus point. The…

Damien de Allende

Injuries are occurring at a far greater rate than the last World Cup but in the case of South Africa, they might have a silver lining. It was of course…

A good day's work: JP Pietersen had a superb day, scoring three tries

This was a game of breathtaking physicality, but South Africa merely rode it out and played smart rugby win this contest, cranking up the pressure in the second half. There…

Stunning score: Jubilant Japan celebrate Karne Hesketh's winning try against South Africa

If the endgame of these global tournaments is to catapult the sport into the wider consciousness and inspire fresh fans, Rugby World Cup 2015 may have already reached a zenith. A 34-32 victory for…