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Pumas Go Above, France and Scotland

Pumas Go Above, France and Scotland

Argentina have risen two places to seventh in the World Rugby Rankings after beating South Africa in Saturday's Rugby Championship clash.

Argentina edge out South Africa in Salta

Argentina edge out South Africa in Salta

A 78th minute Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias penalty helped Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in their Rugby Championship clash in Salta.

All Blacks Secure Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks Secure Bledisloe Cup

New Zealand secured a bonus-point win over Australia for the second time in a week in the Rugby Championship, triumphing 29-9 in Wellington.

TRC RD 2: Pumas unchanged for Salta Test

TRC RD 2: Pumas unchanged for Salta Test

Argentina have named an unchanged starting line-up for their Rugby Championship showdown with South Africa in Salta.

TRC RD 2: Cooper to Start Against All Blacks

TRC RD 2: Cooper to Start Against All Blacks

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has named Quade Cooper to start at fly-half for the Test with the All Blacks in Wellington.

TRC RD 2: All Blacks Debut for Lienert-Brown

TRC RD 2: All Blacks Debut for Lienert-Brown

Anton Lienert-Brown will win his first Test cap after he was named in New Zealand's starting XV to face Australia in Wellington.

TRC RD 2: Boks Make One Change for Pumas Test

TRC RD 2: Boks Make One Change for Pumas Test

Vincent Koch has replaced Julian Redelinghuys in the only change to South Africa's starting XV for the Test against Argentina in Salta.

Boks leave it late against Pumas

Boks leave it late against Pumas

South Africa fought back from 13-23 down to beat Argentina 30-23 in their Rugby Championship opener in Nelspruit.

Awesome All Blacks overpower Australia in Sydney

Awesome All Blacks overpower Australia in Sydney

A breathtaking performance by New Zealand saw them demolish Australia 42-3 in a one-sided Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.

TRC Rd 1: 50th cap for Creevy against Boks

TRC Rd 1: 50th cap for Creevy against Boks

Argentina captain Agustín Creevy will win his 50th cap for his country when he captains the Pumas against South Africa in Nelspruit.

TRC RD 1: Cheika makes changes for NZ

TRC RD 1: Wallabies chop and change for All Blacks

Australia coach Michael Cheika has dropped flanker Scott Fardy from his starting XV for the Bledisloe Cup Test with New Zealand in Sydney.

TRC Rd 1: Goosen at Fullback for Boks

TRC Rd 1: Goosen at Fullback for Boks

Johan Goosen, Bryan Habana, Oupa Mohoje, Lood de Jager and Julian Redelinghuys have all been included in the Springbok starting XV for the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Nelspruit.

TRC Rd 1: Barrett starts against Wallabies

TRC Round 1: Barrett starts against Wallabies

Beauden Barrett will start at fly-half for New Zealand in the first game of the Rugby Championship against Australia in Sydney.

Argentina aim for Nelspruit upset

Argentina aim for Nelspruit upset

The Pumas will be buoyed by the fact that they were able to beat the Springboks at home in last year's Rugby Championship.

'Australia are dying for Bledisloe' - Dagg

'Australia are dying for Bledisloe' - Dagg

New Zealand full-back Israel Dagg said his side are 'dying' to keep the Bledisloe Cup ahead of their Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

Squads Announced for Rugby Championship

Squads Announced for The Rugby Championship

With the 2016 Rugby Championship just around the corner the respective national coaches have named their preliminary squads.

Steve Hansen reappointed as All Blacks Head Coach

Steve Hansen reappointed as All Blacks Head Coach

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen has been reappointed through until 2019, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed.

Match officials for Rugby Championship 2016

Match officials appointed for Rugby Championship 2016

Two referees – Angus Gardner of Australia and Mathieu Raynal of France – will take charge of their first Rugby Championship matches.

Analysis: Wallabies rue Farrell’s boot

Analysis: Wallabies dominate but Farrell’s boot counts

The Wallabies succumbed to a three-game whitewash in their recent series against England. It wasn’t for lack of possession for the Australians, though. Instead, a lack of penetration meant that the Wallabies couldn’t keep up with the metronomic boot of Owen Farrell.

Analysis: New Zealand Survive Wales Scare

Analysis: New Zealand Survive Wales Scare

They might have won the series by a combined score of 121-49 but the All Blacks were tested by a Wales team that few expected to challenge the World Champions. 

The Rugby Championship Adopts Bonus
Point System and Heads to London

The Rugby Championship Adopts Bonus
Point System and Heads to London

SANZAAR has confirmed that the modified bonus point system that was introduced into Super Rugby this season will be adopted for The Rugby Championship, and that the first ever Rugby Championship Test Match will be staged in London.

SANZAAR Fan and Stakeholder Survey

SANZAAR Fan and Stakeholder Survey

TAKE PART: SANZAAR has begun a strategic planning process to map out the future of Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship and has launched a fan survey…

SANZAAR U20s primed for Championships

SANZAAR U20 teams primed for World Rugby Championships

The World Rugby U20 Championships kick-off on Tuesday June 7 in Manchester, England where New Zealand will hope to defend the title it won in Italy last year.

June Test Series Squads Announced

June Test Series Squads Announced

The All Black, Springboks and Wallaby squads have been announced for the June international Test match series against northern hemisphere opposition.

Cheika commits through to RWC 2019

Cheika commits through to RWC 2019

The Wallabies have locked in their man, securing coach Michael Cheika until the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

ARU Launches 2016 Qantas Wallabies Jersey

ARU Launches 2016 Wallabies Jersey

Australian Rugby and ASICS, have unveiled the Qantas Wallabies jersey and media campaign for the 2016 international Rugby season.

SA Rugby still hopeful of hosting 2023 RWC

SA Rugby still hopeful of hosting 2023 RWC

SARU are still hopeful of hosting the 2023 RWC despite South Africa's Sports Minister revoking their right to host international tournaments.

Meyer won't stand for Bok job

Meyer won't stand for Bok job

Heyneke Meyer has advised the South African Rugby Union that he no longer wished to be considered as a candidate to coach the Springboks.

Boks confirm 2016 home schedule

Boks confirm 2016 home schedule

Current Six Nations champions Ireland will play a three-test series against the Springboks in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth in June 2016.

JDV retires from Test rugby

JDV retires from Test rugby

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers on Sunday announced his retirement from international rugby, following a jaw fracture he sustained against Samoa.

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.

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