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2018 Super Rugby Match Schedule Announced

2018 Super Rugby Match Schedule Announced

SANZAAR has announced the match schedule for the restructured  2018 Super Rugby tournament that comprises a 15-team three-conference format.

All Blacks Split TRC Squad for Last Matches

All Blacks Split TRC Squad for Last Matches

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. 

Wallabies secure bonus-point victory over Argentina

Wallabies secure bonus-point victory over Argentina

Australia secured a bonus-point 45-20 victory over Argentina in their Rugby Championship clash in Canberra.

 
Rampant All Blacks blow Springboks away

Rampant All Blacks blow Springboks away

New Zealand took a big step towards winning the Rugby Championship when they demolished South Africa 57-0 in Albany on Saturday.

The Rugby Championship Round #4: Preview

The Rugby Championship Round #4: Preview

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.

TRC RD #4: Pumas Ring Changes for Wallabies Test

TRC RD #4: Pumas Ring Changes for Wallabies Test

Injuries and form have led Pumas coach Daniel Hourcade to make several changes to the team to play the Wallabies in Canberra. 

TRC Rd #4: Wallabies Make Two Changes for Pumas

TRC Rd #4: Wallabies Make Two Changes for Pumas

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.

TRC Rd #4: All Black Prop Hames to Start Against Springboks

TRC Rd #4: All Black Prop Hames to Start Against Springboks

New Zealand have named loosehead prop Kane Hames in their starting XV for their Round 4 Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Albany.

TRC Rd #4: Springboks Make Changes for All Blacks

TRC Rd #4: Springboks Make Changes for All Blacks

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.

Composure and Patience Needed Say wallabies

Composure and Patience Needed Say wallabies

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.

Clash of the Giants All Blacks v Springboks

Clash of the Giants All Blacks v Springboks

The world awaits this year’s Round 4 Rugby Championship in Albany as the world number 1 All Blacks host a rejuvenated Springboks.

Wallabies and Springboks Share The Spoils

Wallabies and Springboks Share The Spoils

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.

All Blacks late surge puts Pumas to bed

All Blacks late surge puts Pumas to bed

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.

TRC Rd #3: Springboks Name Team for Wallabies in Perth

TRC Rd #3: Springboks Name Team for Wallabies in Perth

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.

TRC Rd #3: Wallabies Change Four for Springboks

TRC Rd #3: Wallabies Change Four for Springboks

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.

 

'Beast' Mtawarira Still Going Strong

'Beast' Mtawarira Still Going Strong

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.

TRC Rd #3: Pumas Make Seven Changes for All Black Test

TRC Rd #3: Pumas Make Seven Changes for All Black Test

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.

TRC Rd #3: All Blacks Name team for Pumas Clash

TRC Rd #3: All Blacks Name team for Pumas Clash

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.

Leguizamon rallies the Pumas

Leguizamon rallies the Pumas

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.

Wallabies Big Step Up for Springboks

Wallabies Big Step Up for Springboks

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.

Etzebeth Enjoying Role As Captain

Etzebeth Enjoying Role As Captain

Springbok second-row Eben Etzebeth is thriving as stand-in captain for the injured Warren Whiteley, admitting he is enjoying every minute.

12 Wallabies Head To NRC

12 Wallabies Head To NRC

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.

Boks ease past Pumas in Salta

Boks ease past Pumas in Salta

South Africa made it two wins out of two in the Rugby Championship after they beat Argentina 41-23 at Estadio Padre Ernesto Marlearena.

All Blacks edge past Wallabies

All Blacks edge past Wallabies

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.

Don't Cry For Argentina Just Yet

Don't Cry For Argentina Just Yet

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.

The Rugby Championship Round 2: Preview

The Rugby Championship Round 2: Preview

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.

TRC Rd #2: Los Pumas Team v Springboks

TRC Rd #2: Los Pumas Team v Springboks

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.

TRC Rd #2: Springboks Team v Los Pumas

TRC Rd #2: Springboks Team v Los Pumas

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. 

TRC #2: All Blacks Team v Wallabies

TRC #2: All Blacks Team v Wallabies

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.  

TRC #2: Wallabies Team v All Blacks

TRC #2: Wallabies Team v All Blacks

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.

Final Quarter is All Blacks Weakness

Final Quarter is All Blacks Weakness

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.

Springboks braced for Pumas response

Springboks braced for Pumas response

South Africa flanker Jaco Kriel expects a spirited response from Argentina when the two teams face off once again, in Salta in Round 2.

NZ Extend World Rankings Lead

NZ Extend World Rankings Lead

New Zealand increased their advantage atop the World Rugby Rankings while South Africa have replaced Australia in the top four of the table.

TRC RD #1: Springboks Ease Past Pumas

TRC RD #1: Springboks Ease Past Pumas

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.

TRC Rd #1: All Blacks blitz Wallabies

TRC Rd #1: All Blacks blitz Wallabies

New Zealand got their Rugby Championship campaign off to a superb start when they claimed a 54-34 victory over Australia in Sydney.

TRC Rd#1: Los Pumas Team v Springboks

TRC Rd#1: Los Pumas Team v Springboks

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has named his side for the opening Rugby Championship game, against South Africa at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

TRC Rd#1: Springbok Team v Los Pumas

TRC Rd#1: Springbok Team v Los Pumas

Uzair Cassiem will start at No 8 for the Springboks in the opening match of The Rugby Championship at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

TRC Rd#1: Wallaby Team v All Blacks

TRC Rd#1: Wallaby Team v All Blacks

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named former Rugby League star Curtis Rona to debut in Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup opener at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.


TRC Rd#1: All Blacks Team v Wallabies

TRC Rd#1: All Blacks Team v Wallabies

The All Blacks team has been named to play the opening Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship match against the Wallabies at ANZ Stadium, Sydney.

Smith Backs All Blacks' Approach to Head Knocks

Smith Backs All Blacks' Approach to Head Knocks

Ben Smith believes the All Blacks' cautious approach to head knocks is the right one even if it means key players are forced to miss matches.

Referee Garcès Suffers Injury Setback

Referee Garcès Suffers Injury Setback

French referee Jérôme Garcès has withdrawn from the upcoming Rugby Championship Tests between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney and Dunedin, due to injury.

Springbok 2017 TRC Squad

Springbok 2017 TRC Squad

Curwin Bosch, Dan Du Preez and Warrick Gelant named in Springbok TRC squad.

Wallabies 2017 TRC Squad

Wallabies 2017 TRC Squad

Michael Hopper takes over captaincy, Will Genia and Bernard Foley named vice-captains and Kurtley Beale returns to squad.

 

All Blacks 2017 TRC Squad

All Blacks 2017 TRC Squad

The squad sees the returns of Chiefs and Counties Manukau tighthead prop Nepo Laulala and Hurricanes and Manawatu outside back Nehe Milner-Skudder, who last played for the national side in 2015.

Eleven New Faces in Wallabies Train-on Squad

Eleven New Faces in Wallabies Train-on Squad

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named an extended national train-on squad for intensive camps in the lead-up to the Bledisloe Cup in Sydney on August 19. 

Match Officials Announced for 2017 Rugby Championship

Match Officials Announced for 2017 Rugby Championship

World Rugby today announced the match official appointments for the 2017 Rugby Championship with 18 officials and five TMOs taking charge of the 12 matches and the standalone Bledisloe Cup match in October.

All Blacks and Lions Share The Spoils

All Blacks and Lions Share The Spoils

New Zealand and the British & Irish Lions could not be separated as they played out a 15-15 draw in their series decider in Auckland. The Test Series was drawn 1-1.

Wallabies to Wear Special Jerseys for Bledisloe III

Wallabies to Wear Special Jerseys for Bledisloe III

Australian Rugby Union has announced that for the first time in history, the Wallabies will wear an Indigenous jersey to commemorate the role of Indigenous Australians in rugby’s past, present and future. The jersey will be worn in the final 2017 Bledisloe Cup match.

Second Test: Lions Beat All Blacks to Level Series

Second Test: Lions Beat All Blacks to Level Series

Owen Farrell held his nerve to slot a late penalty and put the seal on a dramatic comeback victory for The British & Irish Lions over the 14-man All Blacks in an enthralling second Test in Wellington

Lions Draw With Hurricanes

Lions Draw With Hurricanes

The British & Irish Lions ended their midweek match schedule with a 31-31 draw against the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

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