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Boks' golden chance at Rugby Champs

OPINION: @rugby365com contributor Angus Opperman dissects the Springboks' state after reaching the pinnacle of rugby.

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Player Ratings: Scotland

OPINION: Scotland player ratings: Having lost their last 11 matches in Cardiff, including nine in the Championship, since 2002, Scotland finally ended that miserable sequence with a 27-26 victory at the Principality Stadium.

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Player Ratings: Wales

Wales player ratings: There’s no other way to say it. This was truly a game of two halves. Wales were dreadful in the first. Arguably their worst 40 minute performance under Warren Gatland throughout his multiple tenures. They couldn’t pass, catch or kick with any authority. They were throwing their toys and coughing up penalties. They should have been buried.

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Player Ratings: England

OPINION: A nervous, close-run thing on the scoreboard for England wasn’t in the script for this Six Nations round-one encounter. Player Ratings by Liam Heagney live from Stadio Olimpico. 

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Player Ratings: Italy

OPINION: Italy started their Six Nations campaign with a loss, but there are plenty of positives that new head coach Gonzalo Quesada can take from the performance in Rome.

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Player Ratings: France

OPINION: In a match that laid bare the stark disparities between expectations and reality, France found themselves uncharacteristically lackluster, a shadow of the formidable force they were in 2023. A man down for much of the contest, France eventually buckled completely.

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Player Ratings: Ireland

OPINION: Ireland, while not at their absolute best, capitalized on a French shortfall, managing to secure a decisive 38-17 bonus victory over their hosts in Marseille.

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European Cup

VIDEO: Taking the coach out the box?

SPOTLIGHT: Seeing a coach on the sidelines is a very rare occurrence when it comes to high-profile leagues like the United Rugby Championship, Challenge Cup or Champions Cup.

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Second Phase

Boks post Jacques Nienaber and other 2024 predictions

OPINION: @leezil07 takes out her crystal ball and makes some bold predictions for 2024!

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Springboks’ fall from grace and other bold predictions for 2024

OPINION: Rugbypass writer Finn Morton makes some bold predictions for  2024.

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OPINION: 'Look at the scoreboard'

REVIEW 2023: @king365ed looks back at the year that was - the historic World Cup win by South Africa and other great events, like the European Cup, URC and Currie Cup.

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Second Phase

FULL MATCH REPLAY: All the World Cup Final drama

SPECIAL DELIVERY: As the New Year dawns, South Africa’s historic double World Cup victory is still fresh in the memory. We have a special treat for fans worldwide.

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