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#World XV

# world-xv - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Tadhg Furlong is the cornerstone of The42's rugby team of 2017

Here’s the players who have impressed us most over the past 12 months.

# world-xv - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Pienaar and ‘Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named an experimental midfield including the exciting 21-year-old Jesse Kriel.

# world-xv - Saturday 7 June, 2014

South Africa overpower star-studded World XV in Cape Town

The Springboks produced two superb maul tries in a dominant second-half performance.

# world-xv - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Ulsterman Roger Wilson named at No. 8 in star-studded World XV

The once-capped Ireland international will be playing with some world-class talent in Cape Town.

# world-xv - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Former 7s star Hendricks set for 'Boks debut as Bakkies and Matfield reunite

Head coach Heyneke Meyer has named a starting team featuring 762 Test caps to face the ‘World XV’.

# world-xv - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Ulsterman Wilson added to 'World XV' ahead of Springboks clash

The likes of Rene Ranger, Rory Kockott, Steffon Armitage and Mamuka Gorgodze will play alongside Wilson.

# world-xv - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Springboks to face Nick Mallet-coached World XV this summer

Steffon Armitage, BJ Botha, James O’Connor, Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have all been confirmed to take part.