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It’s the final countdown!

The Rugby Championship is SANZAAR’s final dress rehearsal for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, and it begins on Saturday when the Springboks host the Wallabies at Ellis Park. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Rassie gambling on Wellington double?

FRESH TAKE: DAWIE BOONZAAIER considers the opportunity cost of going all out to beat the All Blacks this month when several players in the Bok squad still need to be evaluated before the World Cup. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Glory beckons underdog Jags

The Crusaders have built a Super Rugby dynasty, but the Jaguares will sprint into the final with nothing to lose. READ MORE

Zelim Nel

Who has RWC edge?

DAN RETIEF compares schedules to get a bead on the 2019 Rugby World Cup contenders. READ MORE

Dan Retief

Don’t Disneyfy rugby!

FRESH TAKE: The proposed 50-22 rule is another doomed, fun-park attempt to make rugby safer than running on a treadmill, writes KEBA MOTHOAGAE.  READ MORE

Keba Mothoagae

Boks on track for silver medal?

A quick dive into the world rankings archive suggests that South Africa may be poised for a run at the 2019 World Cup final.  READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Faf: How we beat the All Blacks

Faf de Klerk has opened up on a key reason why the Boks beat the All Blacks this year, and how they plan on doing it again at the World Cup in Japan at the World Cup. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Polynesian “Raid” swings both ways

Coach Steve Hansen freely admits the role Polynesians have played in the success of New Zealand rugby, but to see it as a one way success story would be grossly misleading. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

To haka, or not to haka?

As an expression of national identity, the haka supercedes all else in New Zealand, but with many All Blacks admitting to being “haka-ed out”, has it become too commercial? READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Only Malcolm hit the Marx

There was room for just one Springbok in the 2018 Rugby World Magazine Team of the Year selected by a global panel of rugby writers. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Positive press drives All Blacks – Jake

The NZ media doesn’t just stand on the sidelines, JAKE WHITE credits Kiwi hacks for playing an active role in the All Blacks’ success by driving stories that instil confidence. READ MORE

Jake White

Defence is the decider

While pundits proclaim the merits of running rugby, BRENDEN NEL declares it a solemn truth that defence is what separates the winners from the losers. READ MORE

Brenden Nel