France have won the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after defeating Croatia 4-2 in a thoroughly entertaining Final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow in what was a fitting end to an outstanding tournament.


It took a huge defensive effort, not to mention a Highlanders’ victory earlier in the day, but ultimately, the Cell C Sharks were too good for the Jaguares in their 20-10 Vodacom Super Rugby victory at JONSSON KINGS PARK to earn a place in the knock-out rounds.


The Standard Bank Proteas top order batting crumbled badly for the second time in the match to send them plummeting to a 278-run defeat in the opening Test match against Sri Lanka at Galle on Saturday. It is South Africa’s second biggest defeat to this opposition.


Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has named a side laden with international experience in their quest to bring the Melrose Cup back to South Africa at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco next weekend.