The South African rugby people have to have the Sunday at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS put an end to the life of Japan and the host country in the quarter-finals with a 26-3 defeat. Earlier in the day, it reached Wales, it is at the expense of France, in the last four.
Japan in the group stages, will be surprised if poulewinnaar for the first time in the history of the last eight to get to the world series. South Africa turned out to be a bit too big.
The team of head coach Rassie Erasmus is considered one of the favorites for the gold medal. In south Africa, was established in 1995 and is the 2007 world champion, finished in 1999, and four years ago, as a third party.
In Wales, in France, it was halfway through yet, 19-10, for the French, but in the second half things went wrong for the team of head coach Jacques Brunel. Sébastien Vahaamahina was given a red for an elbow strike, and Wales, and took up the lead and the win.
The Welsh rugby people were, earlier, in 1987, and in 2011 at the semi-final battle, of which the third and fourth together. In france, in 1987, 1999 and 2011, and runners-up.
The disappointment for Japanese fans. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
New Zealand dominated the last few years
In the first two quarter-finals of this world cup was a well-liked New Zealand 46-14 to be a strong case for Ireland and ended up in England, Australia, in the 40-16.
It is strong and New Zealand is already the eighth time in a row in the semi-finals and went down in the last two editions of the world cup with the title on the go. Four years ago, and to Australia in the final, beaten, and in 2011 it had to be for the French to consider.
In the first semi-final match between England and New Zealand will be this coming Saturday at 10: 00 a.m. (pacific time) will be played. A day later, Wales and South Africa at the same time. The final battle is on Saturday the 2nd of november.
The players of Wales, to celebrate the narrow victory against Italy. (Photo: Pro-Shots)