South Africa vs Japan Rugby World Cup 2019

Springboks –
Springbok Captain Siya Kolisi

With a “pulsating 26-3 victory, the Springboks shattered Japan’s dream to reach the Rugby World Cup semi-finals, setting up a blockbuster clash with Wales next weekend“! Defeating Japan gives the Springboks a chance to play the final World Cup game against New Zealand or England and win the championship. I watched the exciting game with locals at a pub restaurant. It was fun sharing the experience, especially on Sunday, a day when South Africans spend quality time socializing with friends and family. Media shots of team members and video highlights tell it all!

Springboks –
Springbok Coach Rassie Erasmus – Sky Sports


After working mightily hard to see off the Japanese, the Springboks will take on Wales next weekend for a place in the final against New Zealand or England.” Max Benson – The South African


Faf de Klerk Springboks Scrum Half – Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images
Duane Vermeulen -Photo Steve Haag

Springbok Teammates – Photo Behrouz Mehri

The 2019 Rugby World Cup is the ninth world championship. The tournament is being held in Tokyo Japan from 20 September to 2 November – the first time in Asia and outside Tier 1 rugby nations.

Watching Springboks Thrash Japan
Makazole Mapimpi Springboks Winger – Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images
Springboks – IOL

I’m learning about rugby – the comparison with football is obvious. The scrum is fascinating!

Springbok Centre Damian de Allende –
Lukhanyo Am Outside Centre – Stu Forster Getty Images Zimbio
Mapimpi’s Brilliant Finish – The South African
Ryoto Nakamura Tackled by Duane Vermeulen – Stu Forster/Getty Images