The Rugby Championship Round 6 Preview - The Grand Finale

The Rugby Championship Round 6 is here with two epic games with the two lower ranked teams hosting their better ranked opponents.
4 October 2014

New Zealand crowned Rugby Championship winners

New Zealand clinched the 2014 Rugby Championship with a bonus-point 34-13 win over Argentina in La Plata.
29 September 2014

New Zealander's view of The Rugby Championship - "Stars and Bars"

TalkingRugbyUnion's Scott Donaldson didn't make the trip to Argentina this weekend to witness the penultimate round of The Rugby Championship, instead our New Zealand-based reporter watched the game at home.
28 September 2014

The Rugby Championship Round 5 - boarding now

We asked Scott Donaldson to cast his eye over the penultimate Rugby Championship Round.
27 September 2014

TCUP returns to Southern Hemisphere

The start of the season in the Northern Hemisphere and the end of the season in the Southern Hemisphere; that is where we find ourselves as rugby union fans.
14 September 2014

TRU's Player Profile - Manuel Montero

Manuel Montero, or “Panther” as he has been aptly nicknamed in his homeland of Argentina, is not just the latest Jonah Lomu-inspired, powerhouse winger to grace the pitches of world rugby, but rather Los Pumas’ greatest hope for establishing themselves as perennial challengers to the likes of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
12 September 2014

Nick Evans talks about The Rugby Championship Round 4

The rugby season is in full flow worldwide, and this weekend sees a massive game in Wellington in The Rugby Championship
12 September 2014

The Rugby Championship Round 3 News - the men in the middle

We have featured two excellent pieces on referees in our rugby news section over the past four weeks, looking at the shares and the views, Rugby Union Fans are interested in the role and how it can influence high profile games.
7 September 2014

The Rugby Championship 2014 Round 3 - What's in store?

This weekend the Rugby Championship is back after a week off. There have been three close games and one blowout with the All Blacks thrashing the Wallabies in Round 2. But what lies in store this weekend?
4 September 2014

Guinazu Pens Munster Deal

Argentina hooker Eusebio Guinazu has signed for Munster on a four-month deal to offset Mike Sherry's long-term shoulder injury.
3 September 2014

The Rugby Championship - Team of Round 2

As two rounds of international rugby from the southern hemisphere have already flown by, Talking Rugby Union’s Scott Donaldson brings you the team of round 2…
27 August 2014

A narrow escape for the Springboks

South Africa survived a huge scare before making it back-to-back wins over Argentina at the start of their new Rugby Championship campaign.
24 August 2014

The Rugby Championship Round 2 - mirror, mirror on the wall

The game of rugby seldom feels like a fairytale. Rugby is an intense and high impact game that would be difficult to draw parallels to bedtime stories; some might say it is more like a nightmare.
22 August 2014

The Rugby Championship 2014 - Team of Round 1

The first round of the Rugby Championship was played in difficult conditions across the southern hemisphere with two enthralling encounters sparking the competition into life.
20 August 2014

Rugby Championship Round 1 Review - Who had that winning feeling?

Beale not Foley was on most people's minds leading into the first weekend of the southern hemisphere's premier competition. There was also a suspicion that Argentina were being discounted too easily.
18 August 2014

Springboks fight off tough Pumas

South Africa got their Rugby Championship campaign up and running with victory over Argentina, although it was far from easy for the Springboks in testing conditions at a rain-drenched Loftus Versfeld.
17 August 2014

The Rugby Championship - World Cup Selection Starts Now

The stage is set for the Rugby Championship 2014, featuring four of the best teams in the world of rugby playing each other home and away.
15 August 2014

12 players to light up the Rugby Championship in 2014

As the curtain draws on the 2014 Super Rugby competition, the second southern hemisphere tournament of the season - the Rugby Championship - is ready to spark into life.
13 August 2014

Weir kicks Scotland to victory

Scotland snatched a 21-19 victory over Argentina in their Test match in Cordoba
22 June 2014

June Internationals Round 3 Preview

The June Internationals and Pacific Nations Cup are almost over for another year. The Southern Hemisphere teams still seem to hold the dominance with exception of an understrength Argentina team.
20 June 2014