World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Rugby Championship - New Zealand vs South Africa - Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand - September 15, 2018 - South Africa's coach Rassie Erasmus reacts after the game. REUTERS/Ross Setford/File Photo

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has been at pains to explain he has not picked a ‘B’ […]

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