We now know that SA will be playing Japan on Sunday, as appetising a clash as any on the Rugby World Cup’s quarterfinal menu. It is the first time the Brave Blossoms have progressed to this stage of the tournament.

Just in case you were hibernating or have spent a prolonged period with your head in the sand (never a bad idea in contemporary SA) the other quarterfinals are: England vs Australia; Wales vs France and Ireland vs New Zealand...

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