Edwill van der Merwe on a run for Springboks.
Planet Rugby

Springboks shake off rust as debutant shines in convincing victory over Wales

South Africa opening their mid-year international campaign with a convincing 41-13 victory over Wales at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
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Planet Rugby

LIVE: United Rugby Championship final, Bulls v Glasgow Warriors

Follow our coverage of the URC final between the Bulls and Glasgow Warriors.
Wales' Dewi Lake evading a tackle from Springboks' Faf de Klerk to score in 2024 Test.
Colin Newboult

Wales player ratings: Dewi Lake ‘stands up’ to Springboks physicality but Warren Gatland’s men overwhelmed by world champions

Wales’ player ratings following their 41-13 defeat to South Africa in the Test at Twickenham.
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Planet Rugby

Marcus Smith shines as impressive England put 50 past Japan in Tokyo

England got their mid-year tour off to an outstanding start when they cruised to a deserved 52-17 victory over Japan in Tokyo on Saturday.
England take on Japan in Tokyo.
James While

Japan v England: Five takeaways including ‘coach-killing’ discipline, a magician at work and Brave Blossom positives

Following England’s 52-17 win over Japan in Tokyo, here are Planet Rugby writer James While’s five takeaways from the match.