Rugby fever has now well and fully spread as the South African Springboks bounce back from their humiliating defeat at the hand of Japan in the Rugby World Cup 2015 opening match. Now the Boks are the first team through to the quarter-finals and look poised to taking the whole competition. Who are they going to face - and who are the dark-horses joining us in the quarters? Read more here:
South African Springbok Glory: Not only do we have an amazing few games to look forward to as a country, but we can also see one of our country's rugby stalwarts, winger Bryan Habana, on his road to becoming the leader World Cup try scorer. His hatrick against the USA sees him level with New Zealand's Jonah Lomu as the highest try scorer in World Cup history. Records will be broken if Habana continues in this form and scores well in the Springboks road to World Cup 2015 glory!
South Africa: Our boys the Springboks have done it! Amid a pre-season riddled with losses and injuries - the Boks put the humiliated defeat at the hands of the Japanese as the opening game firmly behind them to bounce back victorious as the Pool B leaders and the first team to go through to the quarter-finals.
Quarter-Final Prediction: Here's what the quarter-final games might look like with the huge rugby nations of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa all making it through as was expected. Things start getting more exciting when we look at games like Scotland vs Japan which could change the shape of everything. Springbok coaches and players have said outright that no matter who we play - be it Australia or Wales, that we are on our way to the finals, no matter what.Go Boks!
Wales: Like Ireland, Wales have stood up to the World Cup test by being placed in a pool with some of the most challenging teams such as Australia and England. They've held their own, and have emerged top of the Pool.A logs. There's just one game against a daunting Australian side that determine whether the Welsh go through as the pool leaders or runners up. A huge incentive for a win is to avoid facing South Africa in the quarter-final and playing possibly Scotland instead.
New Zealand: The sure-thing team that are top of Pool C and already qualified for the quarter-finals still have a game in hand against Tonga this evening. The game proves just a formality as Richie McCaw's boys seem set for a definite semi-final placing - although anything can, and has happened in World Cup Rugby.