The Rugby Championship

South Africa remain unchanged for Rugby World Cup opener against New Zealand

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday squad for the Rugby World Cup opening game clash against New Zealand in Yokohama on Saturday.
18 September 2019

All Blacks lock Scott Barrett suspended for three weeks

New Zealand lock Scott Barrett has been suspended for three weeks following his red-card incident in the recently concluded Bledisloe Cup clash against New Zealand in Perth.
13 August 2019

Michael Cheika pleased with Australia's win over New Zealand in Bledisloe Cup opener

Australia head coach Michael Cheika said his side was pleased with the 47-26 win over New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup opener in Perth last weekend.
12 August 2019

Video Highlights: Australia win Bledisloe Cup opener

Australia stunned New Zealand in the opening game of the Bledisloe Cup with a 47-26 win in Perth following a red-card to Scott Barrett. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
11 August 2019

South Africa clinch Rugby Championship title with 13-46 win over Argentina

Handre Pollard contributed with 31 points as South Africa went on to beat Argentina 13-46 in the final round in Salta to win the Rugby Championship tournament.
11 August 2019

Impressive Australia thrash 14-men New Zealand in Perth

Australia came up with an impressive performance at Optus Stadium as they defeated New Zealand 47-26 in their Bledisloe Cup opener on Saturday.
10 August 2019

Dane Coles, Scott Barrett in New Zealand's line-up for clash against Australia

New Zealand have drafted in Scott Barrett and Dane Coles in the line-up for the final round of the Rugby Championship against Australia in Perth.
8 August 2019

James O'Connor included in Australia line-up for Bledisloe Cup opener

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has included James O'Connor in the starting line-up for the Bledisloe Cup opener against New Zealand to be played in Perth this weekend.
8 August 2019

South Africa shuffle front-row for final round clash against Argentina

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has shuffled his front-row for the final round of the Rugby Championship against Argentina to be played in Salta on Saturday.
8 August 2019

Argentina receive Agustin Creevy boost ahead of clash against South Africa

Argentina have received a much-needed boost ahead of their final round of Rugby Championship clash against South Africa in Salta this weekend with Agustin Creevy returning to the line-up.
7 August 2019

New Zealand's top position in ranking in line ahead of Bledisloe Cup opener

New Zealand are in danger of losing their number one spot in World Rugby Rankings for the first time in a decade if they suffer a defeat to Australia in the Bledisloe Cup opener in Perth this weekend.
7 August 2019

New Zealand focused on retaining Bledisloe Cup - Dane Coles

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles said the All Blacks are focussed on winning the Bledisloe Cup that kicks-off in Perth this weekend.
6 August 2019

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi set for comeback

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi is set to make a comeback from injury for Western Province in the Currie Cup this weekend.
6 August 2019

Steve Hansen wants New Zealand to exert pressure on Australia's set-piece

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen urged his side to put pressure on Australia's set-piece in the opening game of the Bledisloe Cup in Perth on 10th August.
3 August 2019

Australia include David Pocock in squad for Bledisloe Cup opener

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has included David Pocock in the squad for the Bledisloe Cup opener against New Zealand in Perth.
2 August 2019

The Rugby Championship and Pacific Nations Cup: A Review

With the Rugby Championship taking a break this weekend, Gareth Hughes looks back at Round Two of the competition and also reviews Japan v Fiji ahead of Saturday’s Pacific Nations Cup action.
2 August 2019

New Zealand recall Scott Barrett for final round clash against Australia

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has recalled Scott Barrett in the squad for the final round of the Rugby Championship clash against Australia to be played in Perth on 10th August.
31 July 2019

South Africa add Andre Esterhuizen and Marvin Orie to squad ahead of Argentina clash

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has added centre Andre Esterhuizen and lock Marvin Orie to the squad ahead of the final round of the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Salta.
30 July 2019

Steve Hansen expects Brodie Retallick to be fit for World Cup

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen is hoping for lock Brodie Retallick to be fit in time for the World Cup after his latest injury setback.
29 July 2019

Draw against New Zealand was 'satisfying' - Rassie Erasmus

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said he was relieved to manage a draw against New Zealand in Wellington during the second round of the Rugby Championship.
29 July 2019