South Africa scored five tries including a double from debutant from Herschel Jantjies as they completed a 35-17 bonus point win over Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
South Africa made a dream start to the Rugby Championship 2019 tournament as they completed a 35-17 bonus point win over Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
Australia head coach Michael Cheika has included Melbourne Rebels number eight Isi Naisarani in the starting line-up for the Rugby Championship opener against South Africa in Johannesburg.
Australia have suffered injury blows ahead of the Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa in Johannesburg with Scott Sio and Christian Lealiifano ruled out of the encounter.
Australian scrum-half Will Genia has announced that he will be retiring from international rugby at the end of the World Cup in Japan later this year.
Australia and Melbourne Rebels duo Will Genia and Quade Cooper are set to move to after post the World Cup in Japan later this year.
Fly-half James O'Connor has been handed a Wallabies lifeline as he will train with the Australian squad ahead of their Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa in Johannesburg.
Australia head coach Michael Cheika has recalled Brumbies fly-half Christian Lealiifano in the 34-man squad for the Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa in Johannesburg.
Wallabies lock Rob Simmons has committed his immediate future with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Waratahs after signing a new two-year contract.
Fly-half James O'Connor is set to resume his Australia career after a six-year hiatus when head coach Michael Cheika announces the squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
Australia are set to miss the services of David Pocock for the Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa in Johannesburg after failing to make sufficient recovery from a calf injury.
France have successfully defended their World Rugby U20 Championship title as they edged out Australia 23-24 in the final at Racecourse Stadium on Saturday.
Australia have confirmed Shaun Berne as their new attack coach with less than three months left for the World Cup scheduled in Japan.
Jordan Joseph scored a try while Carbonel kicked five penalties as France edged out South Africa 7-20 in the semi-final of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Racecourse Stadium on Monday.
Australia successfully managed to overcome a red card to Michael McDonald as they defeated Argentina 13-34 to reach the final of the World Rugby U20 Championship.
Australia international Samu Kerevi will head to Japan to feature in the Top League for Suntory Sungoliath following the conclusion of the World Cup scheduled later this year.
England U20 ran an eight-try riot as they defeated a 14-men Australia 56-33 in their World Rugby U20 Championship encounter at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada on Wednesday.
Australia flanker David Pocock has announced his retirement from Super Rugby in order to focus on the upcoming World Cup for the Wallabies.
Wallabies great George Smith has announced retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
Rugby Australia has confirmed the contract termination of Wallabies fullback Israel Folau following his controversial social media anti-gay posts.
Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been found to have committed a 'high-level breach' of Rugby Australia Code of Conduct' for his recent anti-gay post in social media.