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England

Player Ratings: England

OPINION: Forty-eight days after a 14-man England comprehensively defeated Argentina 27-10 in the Pool D opener in Marseille, Steve Borthwick’s squad brought the curtain down on their World Cup campaign with a 26-23 bronze final win against the Pumas in front of a 77 674 in Paris.

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OPINION

Player Ratings: Argentina

OPINION: Argentina finished their World Cup how they started - losing to England, this time by a slender margin of three points.

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Second Phase

BOKS OFFICE: 'We like to have our backs against the wall'

WATCH as the Boks Office team count down the days to the World Cup Final in Paris.

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New Zealand

Player Ratings: New Zealand

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Argentina

Player Ratings: Argentina

OPINION: Argentina’s hopes of making their first World Cup final were dashed at the hands of the All Blacks at the Stade de France on Friday, as the three-time champions handsomely won 44-6.

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Second Phase

LIVE FROM PARIS: @king365ed talks Le Crunch

LISTEN as Cape Talk radio presenter Clarence Ford chats to @king365ed and John Goliath about all things Springbok and the World Cup!

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Second Phase

VIDEO: The Beast's take on Bok glory

WATCH as Jim Hamilton chats to Tendai Mtawarira and Paul Willemse about South Africa's epic come-from-behind win over hosts France.

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South Africa

Player Ratings: South Africa

OPINION: The Springboks produced one of their finest performances under Jacques Nienaber to edge France 29-28 in their World Cup quarterfinal in Saint-Denis on Sunday.

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France

Player Ratings: France

OPINION: France are out of the Rugby World Cup. The tournament hosts have crashed out of the event at the quarter-final stage after losing to reigning champions South Africa 28-29 at Stade de France.

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Fiji

Player Ratings: Fiji

OPINION: Fiji’s World Cup campaign came to a halt on Sunday against England at the Stade Velodrome, although a late surge almost brought them a dramatic victory.

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Ireland

Player Ratings: Ireland

OPINION: Ireland’s World Cup quarterfinal curse rages on.

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New Zealand

Player Ratings: New Zealand

OPINION: The All Blacks have defied the odds with a well-deserved 28-24 win over Ireland in Paris to progress through to the World Cup semifinals.

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