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Springboks overpower Namibia to open Rugby World Cup account

There was only ever going to be one winner of the 'African derby', despite what Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus had termed his 'fringe' selection, and minnows Namibia simply could not cope with South Africa's physicality.

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Scoring burst helps Italy to win against Namibia

Italy scored three tries within the space of 10 minutes either side of halftime to give themselves some breathing room against a stubborn Namibia before recording a 47-22 win in their Pool B opener at the Hanazono Rugby Stadium in Osaka on Sunday.

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Namibia secure Rugby World Cup berth

Chrysander Botha and Louis van der Westhuizen each scored two tries as the Welwitschias defeated Kenya in a winner-takes-all fixture to decide the Rugby Africa Gold Cup champions.

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Zimbabwe face uphill battle against Namibia

The Sables' quest for a first win in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup campaign faces a formidable challenge when they host unbeaten Namibia in round four at Hartsfield Grounds in Bulawayo on Saturday.

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Harlequins sign Namibia captain Bothma

Harlequins have confirmed the signing of Namibian captain Renaldo Bothma on a long-term deal, with the 27 year-old joining from Super Rugby's side, the Bulls.

2019 RankingsRugby World Cup

  • NAMIB18th
    Tries Scored 1st South Africa : 27 Tries Scored
  • NAMIB18th
    Points Difference 1st South Africa : 149 Points Difference