Wallabies backrower Matt Hodgson will be given the honour of captaining Australia in Saturday’s opening match of the 2014 Spring Tour against the Barbarians at Twickenham.
The All Blacks team to play the United States has been named with selectors unveiling a team combining young talent and experienced heads for the historic match at Soldier Field, Chicago.
Daniel Hourcade has worked wonders for Los Pumas so far, but the obvious progress seen throughout The Rugby Championship will need to continue if Argentina is to lay a marker in Europe.
The Springboks concluded a week of intense training at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport on Friday as their preparations for the Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to stepped up a gear.
South Africa has set themselves the ultimate benchmark, beating none other than the All Blacks during their last outing, and the pieces very much seem to be falling into place for Heyneke Meyer’s Springboks.
Australia embarks on a difficult trip to Europe, playing the busiest schedule of any Southern Hemisphere power, clashing with Sir John Kirwan’s Barbarians to open November for the Wallabies before four straight Tests against the best the old continent has to offer.
The World Champions head to America and the United Kingdom in what is the ultimate live fire training run, for in less than 12 months the All Blacks will re-tread the same soil as they seek to defend the Webb Ellis Cup.
Wallabies and Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has been handed the ultimate honour in Australian rugby after being named the John Eales Medallist for 2014.
The Australian Rugby Union today announced NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has been appointed Wallabies head coach on a three year contract, effective immediately.
The Barbarians have called up last weekend’s Bledisloe Cup match winner Colin Slade to take on Australia at Twickenham on November 1.
New Zealand’s last-gasp win over Australia in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup match in Brisbane sees the world’s number one team improve their position at the top of the IRB World Rankings by 0.55 of a point.
Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland has named an experienced 34-man squad for the forthcoming series including a Test against the All Blacks that features just one uncapped player.
The Ireland management team has named a squad of 37 players for the forthcoming Series which features Tests against South Africa, Georgia and Australia.
Head coach Vern Cotter has named Edinburgh Rugby lock Grant Gilchrist as captain of a 33-man Scotland squad selected for the 2014 Autumn Tests.
Stephen Larkham will not tour with the Wallabies on their November Tour of Europe, instead choosing to focus on the Brumbies 2015 campaign.
Jean de Villiers isn't assuming that because South Africa defeated New Zealand at Ellis Park that they're the finished article.
Following the elimination of the Sharks and the Bulls from the Absa Currie Cup and the conclusion of the First Division, eight more players have been invited to the Springboks’ training camp in Stellenbosch.
The All Blacks selectors Steve Hansen, Ian Foster and Grant Fox have selected their squad for the four-Test Northern Tour against the USA, England, Scotland and Wales.
Ewen McKenzie has resigned as head coach of the Wallabies following the team's narrow loss to New Zealand in Brisbane on Saturday night.
Dead rubber? There may no longer be any silverware to play for but Bledisloe III in Brisbane on Saturday will be anything but 'dead.'
At last! Argentina created a special piece of history this year when defeating the Wallabies 21-17 in Mendoza, but it is what else has happened around Los Pumas that suggest further victories will not be far away.
The All Blacks XV features two changes from the front row which started the Test against South Africa 12 days ago, with Dane Coles and Wyatt Crockett returning.
Four additional players, Trevor Nyakane, Lood de Jager, Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje and Lizo Gqoboka, have been invited to the Springboks’ training camp in Stellenbosch next week.
Major crisis or a series of off field events that some sections of the media are building to tabloid proportions, the rugby reality for the Wallabies is not as disastrous as it seems and they deserve some credit.
Wallabies winger Adam Ashley-Cooper will become just the sixth player in Australian rugby history to reach the prestigious 100-game Test milestone.
The Rugby Championship gets underway on Friday 17 July when the three-time winners, the All Blacks, host Argentina in Christchurch. See the full draw here!
Reds playmaker Quade Cooper returns as part of the Wallabies 32-man squad for their upcoming Test against New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium on 18 October.
Chiefs scrumhalf Augustine Pulu has been called into the All Blacks squad for the Brisbane Test against Australia.
The All Blacks second defeat in 44 Test matches was met with mixed reaction throughout the rugby world, not enough to prevent New Zealand from claiming The Rugby Championship, but it did stop a tournament whitewash for the third straight season.
South Africa finished second overall courtesy of their Ellis Park derring-do against New Zealand, and for but five points, the collective margin of defeat against the Wallabies in Perth and All Blacks in Wellington, it could have been a massive celebration for the team.
The International Rugby Board has announced the match official appointments for upcoming November internationals.
The Australian Rugby Union announced it has referred a new allegation involving Kurtley Beale to an independent Code of Conduct Tribunal for review and assessment.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has confirmed that Tawera Kerr-Barlow faces a six to nine month recovery period.
Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we have chosen our XV of the Rugby Championship.
Rugby World Cup 2015 hosts England have moved up to third in the latest IRB World Rankings as a result of Argentina’s historic win over Australia at the weekend.
Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade hailed the work of his squad and staff following their first win in the Rugby Championship.
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer described his side's 27-25 win over New Zealand as one of the best matches in which he had been involved.
Argentina came back from a 14-0 deficit to record their first-ever Rugby Championship victory, 21-17 over Australia in Mendoza.
South Africa ended New Zealand's 22-game unbeaten streak on Saturday with an incredible 27-25 victory in Johannesburg.
Ahead of the final weekend of Rugby Championship action, we bring you ten interesting facts and stats as the Pumas take on the Wallabies in Mendoza.
Ahead of the final weekend of Rugby Championship action, we bring you ten interesting facts and stats as the Boks take on the All Blacks at Ellis Park.
The All Blacks have not lost a match in two years, but Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes his side can beat the world champions in Johannesburg on Saturday.
All Blacks pivot Aaron Cruden has paid his dues after going out drinking and missing the team's flight to Argentina last month, New Zealand rugby chiefs said on Friday.
If Saturday's clash at Ellis Park is even half as good as the spectacle this fixture produced last year, it'll still rank as one of the best Test matches of the year.
The term 'dead rubber' was whispered in Johannesburg before being quashed. Of course the same has happened before Argentina versus Australia.
The Wallabies have announced two changes to their starting line-up for Saturdaynight’s final Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Mendoza.
The All Blacks team to play South Africa in their final Rugby Championship match in Johannesburg, South Africa, this weekend has been named.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen will be given as much time as possible to recover from injury while Bismarck du Plessis will start Saturday’s final round Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has made five changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with Australia in Mendoza.
El Head Coach del Seleccionado Argentino de Rugby, Daniel Hourcade, confirmó la formación inicial para enfrentar a Australia por la última fecha del Rugby Championship 2014.