The Rugby Championship

Australia international Dane Haylett-Petty sidelined for three months

Australia international Dane Haylett-Petty is likely to remain on the sidelines for the next three months following a surgery on his bicep.
7 September 2017

South Africa recall Pollard, Cronje and Leyds for clash against Wallabies

South Africa head coach Allister Coetzee has recalled Handre Pollard, Ross Cronje and Dillyn Leyds in the squad ahead of the Rugby Championship clash against Australia to be played on Saturday at NIB Stadium.
29 August 2017

Broken hand rules Matt Todd out of action for four weeks

New Zealand flanker Matt Todd has been ruled out of action for at least four weeks after sustaining a hand fracture while playing in the Mitre 10 Cup.
28 August 2017

Lavanini infringements prove costly for Argentina as South Africa seal 23-41 win

Siya Kolisi scored a double while Elton Jantjies contributed with 19 points as South Africa managed to beat Argentina for the second time in the Rugby Championship 2017 tournament with a 23-41 margin at Padre Ernesto Martearena Stadium on Saturday.
27 August 2017

Late Beauden Barrett try helps All Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup with 35-29 win

Beauden Barrett contributed with 20 points including the decisive converted try in the closing stages as New Zealand went on to edge out Australia by 35-29 and went on to retain the Bledisloe Cup in the Rugby Championship clash in Dunedin.
26 August 2017

Rory Arnold replaces injured Adam Coleman for Wallabies

Australia will miss the services of lock Adam Coleman for the upcoming Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand in Dunedin after he sustained a shoulder injury.
25 August 2017

Dane Coles returns to All Blacks line-up for Dunedin clash

Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles is set to make his 50th appearance for All Blacks as he was named in the line-up for the Rugby Championship clash against Australia to be played on Saturday in Dunedin.
24 August 2017

South Africa kick start Rugby Championship 2017 campaign with 37-15 win over Argentina

South Africa came up with a clinical performance at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday to register a 37-15 win over Argentina in the first round of Rugby Championship 2017.
19 August 2017

New Zealand off to winning start in Rugby Championship 2017

Reiko Ioane and Ryan Crotty scored double as New Zealand ran an eight try riot to beat Australia by 34-54 in the opening game of the Rugby Championship at ANZ Stadium.
19 August 2017

Agustin Creevy confident of outclassing South Africa

Argentina captain Agustin Creevy expressed confidence on his team's ability to beat South Africa in the upcoming Rugby Championship 2017 clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
19 August 2017

Curtis Rona to make his debut for Australia against New Zealand

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has named uncapped wing Curtis Rona in the line-up for the Rugby Championship opening clash against New Zealand scheduled to take place in Sydney on Saturday.
18 August 2017

Kurtley Beale eager to make Wallabies return

Utility back Kurtley Beale has confirmed that he is fit enough to take the field on Saturday when Wallabies meet All Blacks in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.
16 August 2017

Australia are mentally and physically ready to take on All Blacks - Michael Hooper

Australia captain Michael Hooper has played down concerns about lack of form and fitness ahead of the Rugby Championship opening game against All Blacks in Sydney on Saturday.
16 August 2017

Dane Coles to miss Bledisloe Cup opener against Wallabies

New Zealand will miss the services of Dane Coles in the first of the Bledisloe Cup contest against Australia after suffering a head injury.
15 August 2017

Jordie Barrett ruled out of remainder of season with injury

New Zealand's upcoming Rugby Championship campaign has suffered another major blow after Hurricanes utility back Jordie Barrett has been ruled out of the remainder of the season.
11 August 2017

All Blacks intentionally postponed the news on listening device to matchday

New Zealand have intentionally delayed the involvement of police by five days after they claimed to have found a listening device in the team meeting room in Sydney last year ahead of the Rugby Championship 2016 opener against Australia according to a court hearing on Tuesday.
8 August 2017

Julian Savea left out of New Zealand's Rugby Championship squad

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has confirmed a 33-man squad for the upcoming Ruby Championship 2017 tournament that begins later this month.
7 August 2017

Sonny Bill Williams available for New Zealand's Rugby Championship opener

All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams has been declared available for the Rugby Championship opening clash against Australia in Sydney on 19th August.
4 August 2017

New Zealand name training squad ahead of Rugby Championship

New Zealand have announced a 34-man training squad ahead of the Rugby Championship 2017 tournament that kicks-off later this month.
2 August 2017

Japan needs more exposure to stake claim in Rugby Championship - Steve Tew

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew insisted that Japan will need more exposure at both the international and domestic level in order to be included in the Rugby Championship.
27 July 2017