8 results

Jean Kleyn and James Ryan are two of Ireland’s secondrow options. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Pool A Ireland Backs: Conor Murray, Luke McGrath, Johnny Sexton, Joey Carbery, Jack Carty, Bundee Aki, Robbie Henshaw, Garry Ringrose, Chris Farrell(...)

Namibia and head coach Phil Davies celebrate their Africa Gold Cup victory after beating Kenya in 2018. Photograph: APO Group/Getty

Namibia Who are they Namibia booked their place at the World Cup with a 53-28 victory over Kenya. Fullback Chrysander Botha (2) and Louis Van der We(...)

Rassie Erasmus has sparked an impressive renaissance from the Springboks. Photograph: Ross Setford/Reuters

Pool B New Zealand - 1st (5-4) South Africa - 5th (9-2) Italy - 13th (750-1) Namibia - 23rd (5000-1) Canada - 21st (2500-1) The Contenders Steve Ha(...)

Argentina’s Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe celebrates after his side’s nine try rout of Namibia in Leicester. Photograph: Reuters

Argentina 64 Namibia 19 It was not the farewell Namibia wanted or deserved but they are not the only ones to have fallen prey to the Pumas and on curr(...)

Captain Mamuka Gorgodze’s try was enough for Georgia against Namibia. Photograph: Getty

Namibia 16 Georgia 17 Georgia captain Mamuka Gorgodze broke stubborn Namibia to inspire his side to a nervy second win of the World Cup in Exet(...)

Tonga’s Telusa Veainu makes a brilliant dive to touch down, only for the try to be disallowed after his left hand went into touch. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Tonga 35 Namibia 21 Tonga moved into second place in Pool C with a 35-21 World Cup victory over Namibia at Sandy Park in Exeter. The Sea Eagles’ ambit(...)

Richie McCaw is tackled during New Zealand’s unconvincing 58-14 win over Namibia at the Olympic Stadium

New Zealand 58 Namibia 14 Rarely has a 44-point defeat in rugby felt so much like a victory. But the smiles from Namibia’s players after this v(...)

Saracens flanker Jacques Burger has been selected to captain Namibia in the World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Namibia coach Phil Davies on Thursday named the following 31-man squad for the rugby World Cup in England from September 18th to October 31st. Sarace(...)