South Africa and Ireland, the two favorites for the 2023 Rugby Globe Cup, will go head-to-head in a vital Group B clash at the Stade de France on September 23. Each teams maintained their unbeaten records in the second round of Globe Cup matches, with Ireland beating Tonga by pretty much 60 points and South Africa beating Romania 76-. The primary target of each teams is to win the tournament, and a win in this match could potentially lead to an less complicated quarter-final match. Nevertheless, with sturdy teams like France and New Zealand anticipated to advance from Group A, the benefit may perhaps not be important. The game involving South Africa and Ireland is on Saturday 23 September at 20:00 BST, 21:00 neighborhood time.
In terms of group news, South Africa’s Malcolm Marks has been ruled out of the rest of the Globe Cup with a lengthy-term knee injury. He played in the Group B win against Scotland in Marseille but picked up the injury in instruction on Wednesday. As a replacement, Springboks head coach Jacques Nynaber named up Globe Cup winner Handre Pollard.
The match will be held at the Stade de France in Paris, one particular of the venues for the Rugby Globe Cup.