New Zealand

Knee injury rules out Bongi Mbonambi out of South Africa's clash against New Zealand

South Africa have made a late forced change ahead of the second round of the Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand with Bongi Mbonambi ruled out due to a knee injury.
10 August 2022

New Zealand desperate to put on improved performance at Ellis Park - Sam Cane

New Zealand captain Sam Cane insisted that his team is desperate to return back to winning ways as they face South Africa in the second round of the Rugby Championship at Ellis Park on Saturday.
10 August 2022

Duane Vermeulen returns for South Africa for clash against New Zealand

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has made five changes for the second round of the Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand to be played in Johannesburg.
9 August 2022

South Africa wing Kurt-Lee Arendse handed four-week ban

South Africa wing Kurt-Lee Arendse has been handed a four-game suspension following his red card incident in the recently concluded Rugby Championship game against New Zealand at Mbombela Stadium.
8 August 2022

New Zealand slip to fifth position in World Rugby Rankings

New Zealand have dropped to the fifth position in the World Rugby Rankings following their defeat against South Africa in the Rugby Championship opener.
8 August 2022

'No point sulking about defeat in Mbombela' - Ian Foster

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has urged his players to move on from the defeat against South Africa at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.
8 August 2022

'Win over New Zealand was very special' - Springboks coach Jacques Nienaber

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber expressed delight over his team's win over New Zealand in the opening round of the Rugby Championship at Mbombela Stadium.
7 August 2022

South Africa will work equally hard for second Test - Malcolm Marx

South Africa hooker Malcolm Marx assured that they will be preparing for the second Test against New Zealand with same intent after a win in the opening round of the Rugby Championship.
7 August 2022

Match Centre: South Africa 26-10 New Zealand

South Africa have kick-started the Rugby Championship campaign with a 26-10 win over New Zealand played at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.
6 August 2022

Springboks determined to beat New Zealand on South Africa soil - Siya Kolisi

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi admitted that his side is determined to beat New Zealand as the two teams lock horns with each other in the opening two rounds of the Rugby Championship.
5 August 2022

Sam Cane confident New Zealand will bounce back from series defeat against Ireland

New Zealand skipper Sam Cane is confident that his team will bounce back in the upcoming Rugby Championship after a series defeat at home recently against Ireland.
3 August 2022

New Zealand excited about South African challenge - Reiko Ioane

New Zealand centre Reiko Ioane said the All Blacks are excited about facing South Africa in back to back Rugby Championship games.
2 August 2022

South Africa's Willie le Roux wary of wounded New Zealand

South Africa's Willie le Roux has urged his side to prepare for the aggression from New Zealand as the two teams lock horns with each other in the first two rounds of the Rugby Championship.
31 July 2022

Ian Foster's future could depend on games against South Africa hints New Zealand Rugby chief Mark Robinson

New Zealand chief executive Mark Robinson has hinted that Ian Foster's role with the All Blacks will depend on the outcome of the back to back Tests against South Africa in the upcoming Rugby Championship.
30 July 2022

Beauden Barrett relishes opportunity to face South Africa

All Blacks first five-eighths Beauden Barrett is relishing the opportunity to face World Champions South Africa in back to back Tests in the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
30 July 2022

SANZAAR to retain 20-minute red card law in Rugby Championship

SANZAAR have confirmed that they have retained the 20-minute red card trial in the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
29 July 2022

Steve Hansen slams New Zealand Rugby, backs Ian Foster

Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has slammed New Zealand Rugby for the strained relationship with the coaching management and the players.
28 July 2022

Richie Mo'unga wants New Zealand 'to make a statement'

New Zealand fly-half Richie Mo'unga is relishing the challenge to face South Africa in the opening two rounds of the Rugby Championship.
27 July 2022

New Zealand's Ofa Tu'ungafasi to miss South Africa tour

New Zealand will miss the services of prop Ofa Tu’ungafasi for the South Africa leg of the Rugby Championship following an injury.
26 July 2022

New Zealand sack assistant coaches John Plumtree and Brad Mooar

New Zealand Rugby has made changes to the coaching panel ahead of the Rugby Championship games against South Africa to be played next month.
24 July 2022