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Rugby World Cup squad lists

With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.

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Bob Dwyer warns Tevita Kuridrani threat being wasted

Rugby World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer says it's not too late for Wallabies selectors to be experimenting but the threat posed by outside centre Tevita Kuridrani is in danger of being wasted.

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Key questions for a big fortnight of southern hemisphere rugby

Just one round remains in this year's shortened Rugby Championship, but there is plenty more to consider as the run to the World Cup continues. Here are some of the key talking points ahead of the next block of fixtures.

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Late Jantjies try gives Springboks draw against All Blacks

Replacement scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies scored a try in the final minute of play to help South Africa snatch a 16-16 draw with New Zealand in a tense Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday.

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Duane Vermeulen to lead Springboks against All Blacks

Rassie Erasmus makes 12 changes to the starting side that defeated Australia having sent a group of key players to New Zealand in advance of the remainder of the tour party.

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Rugby Championship Round 1: Some World Cup cases enhanced, others hurt

There were wins for the Springboks and All Blacks in opening weekend of the Rugby Championship, though none of the four coaches will be particularly overjoyed by what they saw from the first Test of 2019. Full weekend review here.

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Springboks' Frans Steyn has eyes on Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup winner Frans Steyn was a bag of nerves before returning to the South Africa side in their 35-17 Rugby Championship victory over Australia, as he targets a late push for a place in the Springboks' World Cup squad.

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Springboks happy with win but room to improve - Erasmus

South Africa have much to work on following their Rugby Championship-opening 35-17 success against Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus says.

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Springboks' Beast Mtawarira 'fresh again' after knee injury

South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira is ready to give his "mind, body and soul" to the Springboks, and he has backed coach Rassie Erasmus to lead the team to Rugby World Cup glory in Japan.

2019 RankingsRugby Championship

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