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McMahon named Wallaby Rookie of the Year

McMahon named Wallaby Rookie of the Year

Rebels flanker Sean McMahon claimed the 2015 Wallabies Rookie of the Year award at the John Eales Medal, Australian Rugby’s most prestigious of awards events.

All Black backlash: fact or myth?

All Black backlash: fact or myth?

Does history tell us that the All Blacks at their most ferocious when they’ve failed to win in their previous game?

All Blacks fined for technical breach

All Blacks fined for technical breach

SANZAR has issued All Blacks' team management with a breach notice following an incident that occurred during the Test between New Zealand and Australia played at Eden Park.

Boks bounce back in style

Boks bounce back in style

South Africa finally got their first Test win of the year thanks to a 26-12 victory over Argentina at Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires on Saturday. 

All Blacks run riot to retain Bledisloe

All Blacks run riot to retain Bledisloe

New Zealand exacted revenge for last weekend's loss in Sydney with an outstanding 41-13 victory over Australia at Eden Park, thus retaining the Bledisloe Cup.

Nonu: All Blacks were 'out-passioned'

Nonu: All Blacks were 'out-passioned'

All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu feels the world champions were "out-passioned" by the Wallabies in Saturday's clash in Sydney.

Springboks arrive in Argentina

Springboks arrive in Argentina

The Springboks were greeted by cold and wet weather when they arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday afternoon for the second Test against Argentina.

Rugby Championship TOTW: Round 3

Rugby Championship TOTW: Round 3

Our friends at Opta Sports have crunched the numbers to create the Rugby Championship Team of the Week following the completion of Round 3.

White demands further improvement

White demands further improvement

Wallaby match-winner Nic White believes his team must improve if they want to regain the Bledisloe Cup in Auckland this weekend.

Mumm expects AB backlash

Mumm expects AB backlash

New Zealand will come out all guns blazing as they seek to get revenge on Australia according to Wallaby lock Dean Mumm.

SBW doubtful for Bledisloe defence

SBW doubtful for Bledisloe defence

All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams could miss Saturday's Bledisloe Cup decider in Auckland after sustaining an injury against Australia in Sydney.

Hourcade: 'We took our chances'

Hourcade: 'We took our chances'

Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade feels his side's ability to take their chances paved the way to victory over South Africa in Durban on Saturday.

Bok trio ruled out of tour

Bok trio ruled out of tour

Jean de Villiers, Marcell Coetzee and Willie le Roux have all been ruled out of the return match against Argentina in Buenos Aires next weekend because of injuries.

Argentina shocks Springboks

Argentina shocks Springboks

A hat-trick from Juan Imhoff helped Argentina record their first ever win over South Africa in a 37-25 Rugby Championship victory in Durban on Saturday.

Wallabies clinch The Rugby Championship

Wallabies clinch The Rugby Championship

The Wallabies have made a statement ahead of the Rugby World Cup with a 27-19 victory over the All Blacks to win the 2015 Rugby Championship.

Hooper and Pocock to start

Hooper and Pocock to start

Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has announced a revamped line-up for The Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.

JDV back to lead Boks

JDV back to lead Boks

Jean de Villiers will captain a Springbok side also featuring the return of Pieter-Steph du Toit and Siya Kolisi in the match-day 23 for the first time since 2013.

Simmons out of TRC decider

Simmons out of TRC decider

Australia has lost second row Rob Simmons for both Bledisloe Cup matches against New Zealand because of a wrist injury.

Leguizamón reflects on tough campaign

Leguizamón reflects on tough campaign

Argentina flanker Juan Manuel Leguizamón has admitted that starting the year against the other Rugby Championship sides has not been easy.

SBW playing 'better than ever'

SBW playing 'better than ever'

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen believes Sonny Bill Williams is producing his best rugby ever ahead of the World Cup.

SANZAR, ARU appeals dismissed

SANZAR, ARU appeals dismissed

An Appeals Committee has unanimously dismissed both appeals brought by SANZAR and The Australian Rugby Union on behalf of Michael Hooper. 

Giteau, Palu return for Wallabies

Giteau, Palu return for Wallabies

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has made four changes to his squad for next weekend's clash with the All Blacks in Sydney.

SANZAR appeals Hooper hearing

SANZAR appeals Hooper hearing

An appeal has been lodged against the outcome of a judicial hearing that found Michael Hooper of Australia guilty of contravening Law 10.4 (a).

Title rivals take a pit stop ahead of Bledisloe clash

Title rivals take a pit stop ahead of Bledisloe clash

The 2015 edition of The Rugby Championship has delivered the prospect of a titanic conclusion with a winner-takes-all Bledisloe Cup match in Sydney on August 8.

Louw to miss Argentina games

Louw to miss Argentina games

Springbok flanker Francois Louw is set to be sidelined for at least three weeks with a shoulder injury suffered against New Zealand.

JvD still 'some way' from his best

JvD still 'some way' from his best

Western Province coach John Dobson has warned that Springbok centre Jean de Villiers is still some way short of his best form.

Simmons plays down wrist injury

Simmons plays down wrist injury

Wallabies lock Rob Simmons is not too worried over a wrist injury sustained in Saturday's triumph over Argentina in Mendoza.

Hooper banned for a week

Hooper banned for a week

Australia flanker Michael Hooper will be available to face New Zealand in Sydney after being suspended for one week by a SANZAR Judicial Hearing.

Try pleases 'stoked' Mumm

Try pleases 'stoked' Mumm

Australia second-row Dean Mumm was delighted to get over for a score in his side's 34-9 victory against Argentina at Estadio Malvinas on Saturday.

Cheika hails consistent All Blacks

Cheika hails consistent All Blacks

Australia head coach Michael Cheika believes New Zealand are way ahead of their closest rivals as they prepare for The Rugby Championship decider.

Michael Hooper cited

Michael Hooper cited

Michael Hooper of Australia has been cited for alleged foul play during a Rugby Championship match at the weekend.

Wallabies prevail in Mendoza

Wallabies prevail in Mendoza

Australia outscored Argentina by four tries to none, gaining revenge for their 2014 defeat by winning 34-9 in Mendoza on Saturday.

NZ edges another Bok classic

NZ edges another Bok classic

A late Richie McCaw try helped the All Blacks clinch a closely-fought clash with the Springboks at Ellis Park on Saturday, winning 27-20.

Pumas start Imhoff, Camacho

Pumas start Imhoff, Camacho

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has made several changes to his starting line-up that will face Australia at Estadio Malvinas in Mendoza.

PREVIEW: South Africa v New Zealand

PREVIEW: South Africa v New Zealand

It's been six years since South Africa managed back-to-back wins over New Zealand and Saturday's clash represents an important chance to lay down a marker.

Pocock in as Wallabies change seven

Pocock in as Wallabies change seven

Michael Cheika has rung the changes in his Australia side with seven in total for the clash with Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday.

PREVIEW: Round 2

PREVIEW: Round 2

In a shortened Rugby Championship, the two losers of week one are practically in last chance saloon while victories for week one’s winners would set up a winner-takes-all Bledisloe.

Brussow to play first Test since 2011

Brussow to play first Test since 2011

Heinrich Brussow will play his first Test since the 2011 World Cup when he starts for South Africa in Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with New Zealand in Johannesburg.

Changing perception of Aussie scrum

Changing perception of Aussie scrum

Scrum guru Mario Ledesma believes the Wallabies are on the right track in changing preconceived ideas about Australian weakness at scrum time.

Pumas primed for Aussie challenge

Pumas primed for Aussie challenge

Argentina are ready to make it two in a row against Australia on Saturday according to Pumas fullback Joaquin Tuculet.

Foster: NZ must improve discipline

Foster: NZ must improve discipline

All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster believes his team's discipline must improve when they face the Springboks in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Burger appointed Bok captain

Burger appointed Bok captain

Experienced loose forward Schalk Burger will become the 55th Springbok captain on Saturday when he leads South Africa out against New Zealand in Johannesburg.

All Blacks wary of Bok backlash

All Blacks wary of Bok backlash

The All Blacks will be in the firing line when they take on the Springboks in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Wallabies lose Giteau to injury

Wallabies lose Giteau to injury

Wallabies utility back Matt Giteau will miss his team's clash with Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday due to a sternum injury.

Meyer: Boks still on track

Meyer: Boks still on track

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer, says everything was still on track for his team ahead of the Rugby World Cup in England later this year.

Boks call for Van der Merwe

Boks call for Van der Merwe

The Springboks have called Flip van der Merwe into their squad but are sweating over the fitness of Victor Matfield and Marcell Coetzee for Saturday's clash with New Zealand.

Burger praises Aussie fightback

Burger praises Aussie fightback

Springbok number eight Schalk Burger admitted his side's final 20 minutes cost them victory over the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship opener.

Naholo to miss World Cup

Naholo to miss World Cup

New Zealand wing Waisake Naholo has been ruled out of the World Cup due to a cracked fibula suffered in Friday's win over Argentina.

Harsh but valuable lesson for Boks

Harsh but valuable lesson for Boks

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer gave credit to the Wallabies for a strong finish in Brisbane as the visitors started The Rugby Championship with a 24-20 loss.

Cheika: 'I yelled to kick for goal'

Cheika: 'I yelled to kick for goal'

Australia head coach Michael Cheika admitted to shouting 'kick for goal' when Stephen Moore pointed to the corner late on against South Africa.

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