Bokke cross swords with Rose in semi-final


The Springboks eliminated the World Cup host country in its capital last night when they beat France in an action-packed quarter-final 29-28 at the Stade de France.

There are many heroes in the South Africans’ excellent tenacious triumph: Franco Mostert stopped a bunch of Frenchmen in their tracks, Eben Etzebeth had a very good game and Cheslin Kolbe probably had one of his best performances yet in a Springbok jersey. delivered.

The 29-year-old winger not only scored a try, but his set-piece rush session put Thomas Ramos under pressure and played a decisive role in the end of the match.

South Africa has qualified for its sixth World Cup semi-final and the team is on course to defend its Webb Ellis title.

Let’s all keep our fingers crossed that load shedding is called off on Saturday. After all, the Springboks play against England at the Stade de France at 21:00.


Argentina 29 – 17 Wales

New Zealand 28 – 24 Ireland

England 30 – 24 Fiji

South Africa 29 – 28 France

Semi-Final Fixtures:

Friday: New Zealand v Argentina at 9pm

Saturday: South Africa v England at 21:00.