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Burger replaced injured Louw

Burger replaced injured Louw

Experienced loose forward Schalk Burger has been called up to the Springbok squad for the final two Tests of The Rugby Championship to replace the injured Francois Louw.

Louw sidelined for eight weeks

Louw sidelined for eight weeks

Springbok flank Francois Louw has been ruled out of the remainder of The Lager Rugby Championship with a pinched nerve in his neck.

Wallabies reveal touring squad

Wallabies reveal touring squad

The Wallabies have announced a 28-man touring squad for the next stage of their Rugby Championship campaign in South Africa and Argentina.

Ryan Crotty may be fit for Los Pumas

Ryan Crotty may be fit for Los Pumas

Crusaders centre Ryan Crotty should be available to replace Ma'a Nonu in the 12 jersey for the All Blacks against Argentina.

All Blacks squad for Argentina and SA

All Blacks squad for Argentina and SA

The All Blacks squad flies out to Argentina on Saturday to prepare for the Test against Los Pumas at Estadio Ciudad in La Plata on the 27 September.

Mendoza espera por Los Pumas

Mendoza espera por Los Pumas

El test match entre Argentina y Australia, por el Personal Rugby Championship, tendrá como preliminar en el Estadio Malvinas Argentinas de Mendoza un encuentro amistoso entre los seleccionados de Chile y de la Unión de Rugby de Cuyo. 

Meyer happy with Springboks depth

Meyer happy with Springboks depth

The Springboks put a positive spin on their narrow defeat to the All Blacks in a bruising encounter on Saturday, saying they learnt valuable lessons a year out from the World Cup.

Los Pumas regresaron al país

Los Pumas regresaron al país

El Seleccionado argentino de rugby arribó a la ciudad de Buenos Aires alrededor de las 16:30 hs, luego de un en Sydney y en Santiago de Chile. El domingo, 21 de septiembre, el grupo se reunirá nuevamente.

JP Pietersen called up by Springboks

JP Pietersen called up by Springboks

JP Pietersen has been called up by Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer to replace Ruan Pienaar.

TRC2014 Team of the week after Round 4

TRC2014 Team of the week after Round 4

Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we pick out the players that stood out from the crowd over the weekend.

Ma'a Nonu out with broken arm

Ma'a Nonu out with broken arm

All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu will not play rugby again in 2014 after undergoing surgery on a broken arm sustained against South Africa on Saturday

Heyneke Meyer hails Springboks youth

Heyneke Meyer hails Springboks youth

The Springboks put a positive spin on their narrow defeat to the All Blacks in a bruising encounter on Saturday, saying they learnt valuable lessons a year out from the World Cup.

Wallabies scrambling for new hookers

Wallabies scrambling for new hookers

The Wallabies' hooker woes intensified on Sunday with news that Tatafu Polota-Nau is set to miss the rest of the season and may require ankle surgery.

Ruan Pienaar ruled out for Boks

Ruan Pienaar ruled out for Boks

South Africa scrum-half Ruan Pienaar has been ruled out for six to eight weeks with a medial knee ligament injury.

Hansen "It was a tough tough Test"

Hansen "It was a tough tough Test"

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen admitted to receiving what he expected from a physical South African outfit in their 14-10 home victory on Saturday.

Wallabies hold off gutsy Pumas

Wallabies hold off gutsy Pumas

Australia secured their second win of the Rugby Championship campaign on Saturday as they held out Argentina 32-25 at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast.

All Blacks hold on in a thriller

All Blacks hold on in a thriller

New Zealand overturned a half-time deficit to claim a 14-10 victory over South Africa in a thrilling Rugby Championship Test at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.

5 things we might learn during Round Four

5 things we might learn during Round Four

We are now, before the fourth round commences, officially halfway through the 2014 edition of The Rugby Championship, and theoretically all teams are still in with a good chance to win the title, despite many leaning towards the All Blacks.

 

Preview: Australia v Argentina

Preview: Australia v Argentina

Argentina will be sensing blood on the Gold Coast on Saturday when facing Australia, with their drought looking like ending sooner rather than later.

Preview: New Zealand v South Africa

Preview: New Zealand v South Africa

The top two sides on our planet face off this weekend in Wellington, as New Zealand play the Springboks in the Rugby Championship.

15 facts about Wallabies v Los Pumas

15 facts about Wallabies v Los Pumas

The Rugby Championship heads to the Gold Coast as the Wallabies look for back-to-back victories to keep their title hopes alive, while the touring Pumas appear to be inching ever closer to their maiden tournament win.

Springboks could topple All Blacks

Springboks could topple All Blacks

Argentina, ranked 12th in the world, are still chasing a first Rugby Championship win in three years of the competition. If they were to achieve their first win over the Wallabies since November 1997, depending on the margin of victory the Pumas could climb as high as ninth.

Montero part of new breed for Pumas

Montero part of new breed for Pumas

Powerful scrummaging and goal kicking fly halves of the highest order have long been regarded as two of Argentina’s traditional strengths as a rugby nation. 

Humble de Villiers honoured

Humble de Villiers honoured

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers doesn’t want his 100th Test, on Saturday against New Zealand in Wellington, to detract from his team’s tough task at hand.

Higginbotham keen to start

Higginbotham keen to start

Scott Higginbotham has vowed to do everything he can to reclaim a starting spot for the Wallabies after again being named on the bench.

Pumas have eye on 2015

Pumas have eye on 2015

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade admits that his selections this Rugby Championship have been all about building toward the 2015 World Cup.

Formación de Los Pumas vs Wallabies

Formación de Los Pumas vs Wallabies

Tres cambios presentará la formación del Seleccionado argentino de rugby de cara a lo que será la cuarta fecha del Rugby Championship.

Los Pumas boost strike power out wide

Los Pumas boost strike power out wide

Argentina have named wing duo Juan Imhoff and Manuel Montero in their XV for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with Australia on the Gold Coast.

All Blacks make three changes for Boks

All Blacks make three changes for Boks

The All Blacks team to play South Africa in the highly-anticipated Investec Rugby Championship match in Wellington this weekend has been named.

De Villiers to bring up his 100th Test cap

De Villiers to bring up his 100th Test cap

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers will on Saturday join four other South Africans when he leads the team out in his 100th Test, against New Zealand at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Primer entrenamiento para Los Pumas en Gold Coast

Primer entrenamiento para Los Pumas en Gold Coast

El Seleccionado argentino de rugby retomó hoy los entrenamientos con una jornada en doble turno que incluyó trabajos en el gimnasio por la mañana y ejercicios en campo a la tarde.

All Blacks confirm Samoa Test in 2015

All Blacks confirm Samoa Test in 2015

The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams’ preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015.

Polota Nau to earn 50th cap

Polota Nau to earn 50th cap

Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau will celebrate his milestone 50th Test for Australia during Saturday night’s Rugby Championship clash against Argentina.

Injury free Springboks touch down in NZ

Injury free Springboks touch down in NZ

The Springboks arrived in Wellington on Monday morning and have focused their attention to their next match in the Rugby Championship, on Saturday against New Zealand in the Kiwi capital.

Wallabies lose their vice-captain

Wallabies lose their vice-captain

Wallabies vice-captain Adam Ashley-Cooper and No.8 Wycliff Palu will miss Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash against Argentina on the Gold Coast through injury.

 

Warnings against pitch invasions

NZR and Police warn against pitch invasions

New Zealand Rugby and New Zealand Police have warned rugby fans that pitch invasions will carry consequences.

TRC2014 Team of the week after Round 3

TRC2014 Team of the week after Round 3

Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we pick out the stand-out performers of Round Three in the Rugby Championship.

Cruden keen for All Blacks return

Cruden keen for All Blacks return

Aaron Cruden is confident of being ready for Saturday's clash with South Africa as he recovers from a pectoral injury.

Benn Robinson training with Wallabies

Benn Robinson training with Wallabies

Waratahs prop Benn Robinson is out of the international wilderness after being called up to train with the Wallabies.

Tomas Lavanini suspended for one week

Tomas Lavanini suspended for one week

The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Adam Casselden has accepted a guilty plea from Tomas Lavanini of Argentina and suspended the player for one week.

SANZAR JUDICIAL: Tomas Lavanini cited

SANZAR JUDICIAL: Tomas Lavanini cited

Tomas Lavanini of Argentina has been cited for alleged foul play during a Rugby Championship match at the weekend.

Horne magic seals win for Wallabies

Horne magic seals win for Wallabies

A late converted try from Rob Horne saw the Wallabies score their first win of the Rugby Championship as they came from behind to beat South Africa 24-23 at Patersons Stadium in Perth.

All Blacks rediscover their wet game

All Blacks rediscover their wet game against Los Pumas

New Zealand were eventually convincing winners against Argentina in Napier, picking up a try bonus point in a 28-9 victory.

Josh Mann-Rea named on Wallabies bench

Josh Mann-Rea named on Wallabies bench

The Wallabies have made one changed to their bench for tonight's clash against South Africa at Patersons Stadium with ACT Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea replacing Saia Fainga'a.

Preview: Australia v South Africa

Preview: Australia v South Africa

Australia will be eager to end a three-match losing run against South Africa when the pair clash at Patersons Stadium in Perth on Saturday.

Preview: New Zealand v Argentina

Preview: New Zealand v Argentina

Fresh from humbling the Wallabies at Eden Park, reigning champions New Zealand will host an improving Argentina in Napier.

Bryan Gary #Habana100 tribute

Bryan Gary #Habana100 tribute

On Saturday, Bryan Gary Habana will become the fourth Springbok to play 100 Tests for South Africa.

Hooper wants Springboks world ranking

Hooper wants Springboks world ranking

Wallabies skipper and openside flanker Michael Hooper revealed that his side wants the Springboks number two ranking.

Canterbury to be boosted by Carter?

Canterbury to be boosted by Carter?

Canterbury could be boosted by the presence of Dan Carter this season, as the All Blacks consider the right route for his return to Test rugby.

Los Pumas para jugar ante los All Blacks

Formación de Los Pumas para jugar ante los All Blacks

El Head Coach del Seleccionado nacional de rugby, Daniel Hourcade, confirmó la alineación titular para enfrentar a Nueva Zelanda.

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