South African Rugby.
The South Africa national rugby union team (known as the Springboks)represents South Africa in rugby union. They compete in the annual Rugby Championship, along with southern-hemisphere counterparts Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. They have won this championship on three occasions. They are currently ranked fourth in the world by the International Rugby Board, and were named 2008 World Team of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards.
How grateful we all are that Nelson Mandela had the vision of using Sport
to unify all South Africans. Secondly to combine the National Anthem so no one would feel left out. Thirdly The "Springboks" name remained so all South Africans would be proud together! What a Great Statesman he is! Here on this page I going to give everyone interested in Rugby Union a complete history of this exciting game from it's beginning at the Rugby School when it is alleged William Webb Ellis invented the game! I am including Links Below by Wikipedia which will give you a real explanation of the game and these magnificent teams!World Cup Champions are the famous "Springboks"!
The Webb Ellis Cup is the trophy they hold at this time. Some of the famous stadiums to name a few are 1) Ellis Park in Johannesburg
2) Loftus Versveld in Pretoria
3) Kings Park in Durban
4) Newlands in Capetown
and now Soweto in Johannesburg! Plan to attend one of the World Cup or South African Championship games and feel the energy and thrill of being there in South Africa and may be combine it with a safari! What a story you will have to tel your kids family and friends! The alternative is to attend in your home member country be it England,Wales,Scotland,Ireland,France, Australia, New Zealand Russia see Wikipedia for complete list and dates. South African Tourism does some amazing work promoting the World Cup so everyone can participate in the different member countries. Here again see Links Below for you to see.