All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen has been reappointed through until 2019, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed.
Two referees – Angus Gardner of Australia and Mathieu Raynal of France – will take charge of their first Rugby Championship matches.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
The All Black, Springboks and Wallaby squads have been announced for the June international Test match series against northern hemisphere opposition.
The Wallabies have locked in their man, securing coach Michael Cheika until the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Australian Rugby and ASICS, have unveiled the Qantas Wallabies jersey and media campaign for the 2016 international Rugby season.
SARU are still hopeful of hosting the 2023 RWC despite South Africa's Sports Minister revoking their right to host international tournaments.
Heyneke Meyer has advised the South African Rugby Union that he no longer wished to be considered as a candidate to coach the Springboks.
Current Six Nations champions Ireland will play a three-test series against the Springboks in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth in June 2016.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers on Sunday announced his retirement from international rugby, following a jaw fracture he sustained against Samoa.
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.
Does history tell us that the All Blacks at their most ferocious when they’ve failed to win in their previous game?
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.
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.
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.
All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu feels the world champions were "out-passioned" by the Wallabies in Saturday's clash in Sydney.
The Springboks were greeted by cold and wet weather when they arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday afternoon for the second Test against Argentina.
Our friends at Opta Sports have crunched the numbers to create the Rugby Championship Team of the Week following the completion of Round 3.
Wallaby match-winner Nic White believes his team must improve if they want to regain the Bledisloe Cup in Auckland this weekend.
New Zealand will come out all guns blazing as they seek to get revenge on Australia according to Wallaby lock Dean Mumm.
All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams could miss Saturday's Bledisloe Cup decider in Auckland after sustaining an injury against Australia in Sydney.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has announced a revamped line-up for The Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.
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.
Australia has lost second row Rob Simmons for both Bledisloe Cup matches against New Zealand because of a wrist injury.
Argentina flanker Juan Manuel Leguizamón has admitted that starting the year against the other Rugby Championship sides has not been easy.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen believes Sonny Bill Williams is producing his best rugby ever ahead of the World Cup.
An Appeals Committee has unanimously dismissed both appeals brought by SANZAR and The Australian Rugby Union on behalf of Michael Hooper.
Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has made four changes to his squad for next weekend's clash with the All Blacks in Sydney.
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).
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.
Springbok flanker Francois Louw is set to be sidelined for at least three weeks with a shoulder injury suffered against New Zealand.
Western Province coach John Dobson has warned that Springbok centre Jean de Villiers is still some way short of his best form.
Wallabies lock Rob Simmons is not too worried over a wrist injury sustained in Saturday's triumph over Argentina in Mendoza.
Australia flanker Michael Hooper will be available to face New Zealand in Sydney after being suspended for one week by a SANZAR Judicial Hearing.
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.
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 of Australia has been cited for alleged foul play during a Rugby Championship match at the weekend.
Australia outscored Argentina by four tries to none, gaining revenge for their 2014 defeat by winning 34-9 in Mendoza on Saturday.
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.
Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has made several changes to his starting line-up that will face Australia at Estadio Malvinas in Mendoza.
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.
Michael Cheika has rung the changes in his Australia side with seven in total for the clash with Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday.