Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made one forced change to his starting fifteen with Rob Simmons shifting into the second row after Izack Rodda underwent surgery on an injured shoulder.
Coach Steve Hansen makes four changes to the All Blacks team to play the Wallabies at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
The Wallabies will host Ireland in the first three-Test series ever played between the two nations in June 2018.
Australia wrapped up second spot in the Rugby Championship as they saw off Argentina 37-20 at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in the sixth and final round.
The All Blacks finished with a perfect Rugby Championship record as they secured a 25-24 win over the Springboks at Newlands in Cape Town.
Pumas coach Daniel Hourcade has named a pair of fresh locks in search of extra grunt as Argentina prepare to face the Wallabies in Mendoza.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named an unchanged starting fifteen for the Round 6 clash with Argentina at Malvinas Argentinas Stadium in Mendoza.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has made several changes to the Springbok forward pack ahead of the last Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in Cape Town.
As expected, the five All Blacks who headed to South Africa early and missed the Argentina match have all been named in the matchday 23. Samuel Whitelock, Liam Squire, Sam Cane, Ryan Crotty and Nehe Milner-Skudder will feature in the run-on team as the All Blacks search for an unbeaten Rugby Championship season for second year running.
South Africa and Australia again could not be separated as they played out a highly entertaining 27-27 draw in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
New Zealand moved 13 points clear at the Rugby Championship summit after they beat Argentina 36-10 at Estadio Vélez Sarsfield on Saturday.
Argentina have made three changes, including two positional switches, for the Round 5 Rugby Championship Test with New Zealand in Buenos Aires.
The All Blacks are four from four in this year’s tournament and excluding the two reduced editions that fell in World Cup years (2011, 2015 – Australia winning both) they look set for a sixth straight title.
A first Test start for Dillyn Leyds and Francois Louw’s inclusion in the back row are two of the four changes to the Springbok squad to face the Wallabies in the Round 5 Rugby Championship match in Bloemfontein.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made three changes to his starting fifteen for the Roubd 5 Rugby Championship clash with South Africa at Bloemfontein's Toyota Stadium.
Crusader David Havili set for his debut in a matchday 23 that also features a number of other changes in the backs. Anton Lienert-Brown has been named in the 13 jersey, Waisake Naholo is on the right wing for his first match in this year's Rugby Championship, while Ngani Laumape will provide extra back cover.
SANZAAR has announced the match schedule for the restructured 2018 Super Rugby tournament that comprises a 15-team three-conference format.
All Black coach Steve Hansen has decided to rest some of his key players for the All Blacks next Test in Buenos Aires but they will rejoin squad in South Africa.
Australia secured a bonus-point 45-20 victory over Argentina in their Rugby Championship clash in Canberra.
New Zealand took a big step towards winning the Rugby Championship when they demolished South Africa 57-0 in Albany on Saturday.
The 2017 Rugby Championship has entered the halfway point, with three rounds remaining to decide a champion. Round four sees New Zealand host South Africa from QBE Stadium in Albany while Argentina take on Australia in Canberra in what will be the first meeting between each of the four sides this year.
Injuries and form have led Pumas coach Daniel Hourcade to make several changes to the team to play the Wallabies in Canberra.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made one change to his starting fifteen and one top the bench ahead of the Round 4 clash with Argentina at Canberra's GIO Stadium.
New Zealand have named loosehead prop Kane Hames in their starting XV for their Round 4 Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Albany.
Franco Mostert and Jean-Luc du Preez are back in the Springbok starting team for the Round 4 Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks at the QBE Stadium in Albany, north of Auckland.
After leading by 10 points midway through the second half, the Wallabies conceded 13 points to three to finish in an unsatisfying draw against the Springboks.
The world awaits this year’s Round 4 Rugby Championship in Albany as the world number 1 All Blacks host a rejuvenated Springboks.
Australia and South Africa played out a 23-23 draw in their Rugby Championship round three clash at nib Stadium in Perth after Wallabies led by 10 points.
The All Blacks made it three wins from three in the Rugby Championship with a 39-22 bonus-point victory over Argentina at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
Ross Cronjé has shrugged off his ankle injury and comes back at scrumhalf in the Springbok team for Saturday’s important third round of The Rugby Championship Test in Perth against Australia.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made four changes to his starting fifteen ahead of the the Round Three Rugby Championship clash with South Africa at Perth's nib Stadium.
He may have played in 92 Test matches since his debut more than nine years ago, but Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira is still going strong in the current Springbok environment.
Coach Daniel Hourcade unveiled a Pumas side featuring seven starting changes, matching the number made by New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen for the clash in New Plymouth.
All Black coach Steve Hansen has announced the team to face the Pumas in New Plymouth that includes a number of chanes to the match day 23 folowing the last match against the Wallabies.
Argentina number eight Juan Manuel Leguizamon says his side 'must play a perfect game' if they are to beat the All Blacks in New Plymouth in Round Three.
SOUTH AFRICA coach Allister Coetzee has admitted that his resurgent team face a “massive challenge” away to Australia in Round 3 of the Rugby Championship.
Springbok second-row Eben Etzebeth is thriving as stand-in captain for the injured Warren Whiteley, admitting he is enjoying every minute.
Wallaby coach Michael Cheika has released 12 Test squad players to play in the opening round of Australia's National Rugby Championship in a bid to add to their game time.
South Africa made it two wins out of two in the Rugby Championship after they beat Argentina 41-23 at Estadio Padre Ernesto Marlearena.
New Zealand retained the Bledisloe Cup with a last-gasp 35-29 victory over Australia in a Rugby Championship thriller at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.
South Africa enjoyed a comfortable win over Argentina in the opening round of The Rugby Championship buit since Argentina’s win in Durban in 2015, the teams have met five times and on paper there is little to suggest why the Pumas have only managed to pick up one win from those games.
With plenty of narratives to take from the first round of the Rugby Championship, round two looks to be even more exciting as New Zealand and Argentina host return fixtures against their round one counterparts.
Argentina has made six changes to its starting line-up as the Pumas look to exact revenge against South Africa in Salta in Round 2.
Experienced scrumhalf Francois Hougaard will make his 44th Test appearance for the Springboks when South Africa face Argentina in the high altitude of Salta in Round 2.
The All Blacks team to play the Wallabies in Round 2 of the Rugby Championship (and Bledisloe Cup) at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin contains three changes.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made several changes to his starting fifteen ahead of the second Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup Test at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
New Zealand assistant coach Ian Foster believes that the All Blacks must learn to close out games better and play for the full 80 minutes.
South Africa flanker Jaco Kriel expects a spirited response from Argentina when the two teams face off once again, in Salta in Round 2.
New Zealand increased their advantage atop the World Rugby Rankings while South Africa have replaced Australia in the top four of the table.
South Africa began their Rugby Championship on a positive note with a 37-15 victory over Argentina at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.