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All Blacks' first half blitz seals win over Wallabies

All Blacks' first half blitz seals win over Wallabies

New Zealand got their Rugby Championship campaign off to a superb start when they claimed a 54-34 victory over Australia in Sydney.

Rugby Championship - Round One Preview

Rugby Championship - Round One Preview

The Rugby Championship returns for the 2017 edition with Australia, Argentina, New Zealand and South Africa vying for Southern Hemisphere supremacy. The competition begins in Sydney on Saturday and runs to October 8 when the champion will be crowned.

TRC Rd#1: Los Pumas Team v Springboks

TRC Rd#1: Los Pumas Team v Springboks

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has named his side for the opening Rugby Championship game, against South Africa at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

TRC Rd#1: Springbok Team v Los Pumas

TRC Rd#1: Springbok Team v Los Pumas

Uzair Cassiem will start at No 8 for the Springboks in the opening match of The Rugby Championship at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

TRC Rd#1: Wallaby Team v All Blacks

TRC Rd#1: Wallaby Team v All Blacks

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named former Rugby League star Curtis Rona to debut in Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup opener at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.


TRC Rd#1: All Blacks Team v Wallabies

TRC Rd#1: All Blacks Team v Wallabies

The All Blacks team has been named to play the opening Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship match against the Wallabies at ANZ Stadium, Sydney.

Smith Backs All Blacks' Approach to Head Knocks

Smith Backs All Blacks' Approach to Head Knocks

Ben Smith believes the All Blacks' cautious approach to head knocks is the right one even if it means key players are forced to miss matches.

Referee Garcès Suffers Injury Setback

Referee Garcès Suffers Injury Setback

French referee Jérôme Garcès has withdrawn from the upcoming Rugby Championship Tests between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney and Dunedin, due to injury.

Springbok 2017 TRC Squad

Springbok 2017 TRC Squad

Curwin Bosch, Dan Du Preez and Warrick Gelant named in Springbok TRC squad.

Wallabies 2017 TRC Squad

Wallabies 2017 TRC Squad

Michael Hopper takes over captaincy, Will Genia and Bernard Foley named vice-captains and Kurtley Beale returns to squad.

 

All Blacks 2017 TRC Squad

All Blacks 2017 TRC Squad

The squad sees the returns of Chiefs and Counties Manukau tighthead prop Nepo Laulala and Hurricanes and Manawatu outside back Nehe Milner-Skudder, who last played for the national side in 2015.

Eleven New Faces in Wallabies Train-on Squad

Eleven New Faces in Wallabies Train-on Squad

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named an extended national train-on squad for intensive camps in the lead-up to the Bledisloe Cup in Sydney on August 19. 

Match Officials Announced for 2017 Rugby Championship

Match Officials Announced for 2017 Rugby Championship

World Rugby today announced the match official appointments for the 2017 Rugby Championship with 18 officials and five TMOs taking charge of the 12 matches and the standalone Bledisloe Cup match in October.

All Blacks and Lions Share The Spoils

All Blacks and Lions Share The Spoils

New Zealand and the British & Irish Lions could not be separated as they played out a 15-15 draw in their series decider in Auckland. The Test Series was drawn 1-1.

Wallabies to Wear Special Jerseys for Bledisloe III

Wallabies to Wear Special Jerseys for Bledisloe III

Australian Rugby Union has announced that for the first time in history, the Wallabies will wear an Indigenous jersey to commemorate the role of Indigenous Australians in rugby’s past, present and future. The jersey will be worn in the final 2017 Bledisloe Cup match.

Second Test: Lions Beat All Blacks to Level Series

Second Test: Lions Beat All Blacks to Level Series

Owen Farrell held his nerve to slot a late penalty and put the seal on a dramatic comeback victory for The British & Irish Lions over the 14-man All Blacks in an enthralling second Test in Wellington

Lions Draw With Hurricanes

Lions Draw With Hurricanes

The British & Irish Lions ended their midweek match schedule with a 31-31 draw against the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

June Tests: Springboks v France (3)

June Tests: Springboks v France (3)

South Africa secured a 3-0 series whitewash of France with a 35-12 victory at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Tries from Jesse Kriel, Eben Etzebeth, Malcolm Marx and Rudy Paige proved too much for France.

June Tests: Wallabies Beat a Spirited Italy

June Tests: Wallabies Beat a Spirited Italy

The Wallabies scored six tries to defeat a spirited Italy side 40-27 on a sun-soaked Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.


June Tests: Argentina Bounce Back and Beat Georgia

June Tests: Argentina Bounce Back and Beat Georgia

Argentina recorded a comprehensive 45-29 victory over Georgia at Estádio 23 de Agosto to end their recent winless run. Argentine tries from Agustín Creevy, Joaquín Tuculet and a Ramiro Moyano hat-trick proved too much for Georgia who scored through Davit Kacharava, Shalva Mamukashvili and a penalty try.

First Test: All Blacks Too Strong For Lions

First Test: All Blacks Too Strong For Lions

The All Blacks drew first blood in their Test series with the Lions when they claimed a 30-15 win over the tourists in an epic game in Auckland.

Lions Too Strong for Chiefs

Lions Too Strong for Chiefs

The British & Irish Lions cruised to a 34-6 win over the Chiefs in Hamilton on the back of a strong second half performance that provided a huge boost to the squad ahead of the first Test.

British Lions Step Up and Beat Maoris

British Lions Step Up and Beat Maoris

The British & Irish Lions bounced back to the winners circle with a commanding 32-10 win over the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua a week ahead of First Test.

NZ U20 Storm to Championship

NZ U20 Storm to Championship

New Zealand stole the show on the final day of the World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia as they scored a record 10 tries to beat defending champions England, 17-64.

June Tests: Argentina v England (2)

June Tests: Argentina v England (2)

England sealed a 2-0 series win over Argentina in Santa Fe on Saturday as they beat the Pumas in the Second Test 35-25 in an impressive victory.

June Tests: Australia v Scotland

June Tests: Australia v Scotland

The Wallabies couldn’t pull off a third great escape against Scotland in Sydney, falling 24-19 in their second June Test.

June Tests: Springboks v France (2)

June Tests: Springboks v France (2)

South Africa clinched their three-match series against France with a comprehensive 37-15 Second test win at Kings Park in Durban. 

June Tests: New Zealand v Samoa

June Tests: New Zealand v Samoa

New Zealand cruised to a 78-0 thrashing of Samoa at Eden Park on running in 12 tries in their warm-up for the Lions series.

June Tests: Argentina v England (1)

June Tests: Argentina v England (1)

A sensational late try to the visiting English saw them defeat Argentina 38-34 in an epic Test match in San Juan.

June Tests: Springboks v France (1)

June Tests: Springboks v France (1)

South Africa got their 2017 Test campaign off to a superb start when they secured a 37-14 victory over France in the First Test in Pretoria.

June Tests: Australia v Fiji

June Tests: Australia v Fiji

Australia got their June international campaign off to an impressive start on Saturday as they saw off Fiji 37-14 at AAMI Park in Melbourne.

Scott McLeod joins All Blacks coaching staff

Scott McLeod joins All Blacks coaching staff

Highlanders Assistant Coach and former All Black Scott McLeod has been appointed as a new Assistant Coach of the All Blacks.

Highlanders Pip British Lions

Highlanders Pip British Lions

The British and Irish Lions suffered their second defeat of the tour as they lost in a close encounter 23-22 to the Highlanders in Dunedin.

Lions Roar Against Crusaders

Lions Roar Against Crusaders

The British and Irish Lions ended the Crusaders' unbeaten year with a dominant defensive display, winning 12-3 in Christchurch.

Blues Sink British & Irish Lions

Blues Sink British & Irish Lions

Sonny Bill Williams was the creator of Ihaia West's try with six minutes to go that helped the Blues defeat the British and Irish Lions 22-16 at Eden Park.

Barbarians Steal Lions Thunder in Whangarei

Barbarians Steal Lions Thunder in Whangarei

The British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand got off to a shaky start after they scraped past the Provincial Barbarians with a 13-7 win in Whangarei.

Opening Match of Lions Tour a Sell Out

Opening Match of Lions Tour a Sell Out

The 'sold-out' sign for the opening match of the Lions Series has been put up as Toll Stadium, Whangarei prepares for the eagerly awaited match between the British & Irish Lions and the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians.

Whiteley named Springbok captain for 2017

Whiteley named Springbok captain for 2017

Warren Whiteley has been named the 58th Springbok captain and will get his first opportunity to lead the team when a much-changed squad, which includes eight uncapped players, gets together for the June Test Series against France at a training camp in late May.

All Blacks and Springboks in Same RWC 2019 Pool

All Blacks and Springboks in Same RWC 2019 Pool

New Zealand and South Africa have been placed in Pool B together, while Australia is in Pool D with Wales. Argentina find themselves in Pool C with England and France.

1 Day to Go: Rugby World Cup Pool Draw 2019

1 Day to Go: Rugby World Cup Pool Draw 2019

The pool draw for Rugby World Cup 2019 will take place on Wednesday 10 May in the historic Japanese city of Kyoto at the iconic Kyoto State Guest House. Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa await which Pool they will be drawn into for the tournament.

Perth to Host Bledisloe Cup in 2019

Perth to Host Bledisloe Cup in 2019

Perth Stadium will play host to the state’s first ever Bledisloe Cup match when the Wallabies and New Zealand clash at the new 60,000-capacity Western Australian venue in 2019.

Wallaby Errors Hand England Victory

Wallaby Errors hand England Victory

The Wallabies led at the interval but a strong second half by England, who were aided by some key Wallaby errors, saw the home side record a 37-21 victory at Twickenham.

Wallabies Call in Muscle for England Test

Wallabies Call in Muscle for England Test

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made four changes ahead of the clash against England at Twickenham Stadium in London.

England Too Strong for Tiring Pumas

England Too Strong for Tiring Pumas

Eddie Jones’ side stretched their unbeaten run to 13 games as England continued their winning run with a courageous victory over Argentina, having played 74 minutes of the game with 14-men.

Wallabies Pipped By Ireland in Dublin

Wallabies Pipped By Ireland in Dublin

An electrifying second half resurgence hasn't been enough to keep Australia's hopes of a Grand Slam alive after a 24-27 defeat to a spirited Ireland in Dublin.

Wales Continue Springbok Losing Streak

Wales Continue Springbok Losing Streak

The new look Springbok team started out frenetically and showed glimpses of promise late in the game but they weren’t consistent enough to prevent the Welsh from inflicting a 27-13 defeat in Cardiff.

All Blacks Pushed All Way by Tough France

All Blacks Pushed All Way by Tough France

Finishing the season with a 24-19 win against a resurgent France the All Blacks retained the Dave Gallagher trophy to reflect on a pretty successful year.

Pumas Biggest Challenge Awaits at Twickenham

Pumas Biggest Challenge Awaits at Twickenham

Argentina have named their side for their 13th and final Test of the year against England at Twickenham with some key changes.

Wallaby Guns Back for Ireland Clash

Wallaby Guns Back for Ireland Clash

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has welcomed back more than 300 Test caps of experience for the clash against Ireland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Another Four Changes as Boks Meet Wales

Another Four Changes as Boks Meet Wales

Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Jamba Ulengo and Uzair Cassiem will make their Springbok debuts against Wales in Cardiff while a fourth uncapped player, Jean-Luc du Preez, has been included on the bench for the final match of the November Tour.

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