Rassie Erasmus outsmarted Eddie Jones and his Springboks outplayed England. It was emphatic, it was brutal and it was simply brilliant, writes Mark Keohane... Read more
South Africa were crowned world champions on Saturday, but their coach said he was ready to walk away as recently as last September.
"Rugby should be something that creates hope," said Rassie Erasmus, whose side embraced the privilege of inspiring South Africa's people.
The Rugby World Cup final will be Rassie Erasmus' last match as coach of South Africa, the Springboks boss has confirmed.
South Africa regain livewire wing Cheslin Kolbe for the final against England in Yokohama.
International rugby’s master coach Eddie Jones is locked at two-a-piece against South African novice Rassie Erasmus. Appropriately, the decider, 17 months after their first... Read more
South Africa's style of play has won few admirers but coach Rassie Erasmus has nonetheless guided his side to the Rugby World Cup final.
South Africa were on a run of four straight losses to Wales going into the World Cup semi-final, experiences Rassie Erasmus felt proved key.
By Mark Keohane Damian de Allende, very much like All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams, divides supporter opinion. But neither of the two divide... Read more
Springbok Cheslin Kolbe will sit out the Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales with an ankle injury and has been replaced by Sbu Nkosi.
South Africa were nervy at half-time but finished with a flourish to beat hosts Japan and set up a Rugby World Cup semi-final against... Read more
Japan fell to a 26-3 loss to South Africa but Rassie Erasmus did not think his team was as superior as the scoreline suggested.
South Africa revert to the team that defeated Italy a fortnight ago for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final with Japan.
Wing Cheslin Kolbe and scrum-half Herschel Jantjies are 99 per cent ready to face Japan, Rassie Erasmus revealed on Monday.
A much-changed South Africa were unhindered by humid conditions as they dismantled Canada in Kobe, delighting Rassie Erasmus.
Cobus Reinach scored a hat-trick inside 20 minutes as South Africa thumped Canada 66-7 to reach the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup.