The Rugby Championship

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

Michael Cheika pleased with David Pocock's progress from injury

Australia coach Michael Cheika provided an update on flanker David Pocock, who has been sidelined with a calf injury.
28 July 2019

Sonny Bill Williams to miss New Zealand's Rugby Championship clash against Australia

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has confirmed that Sonny Bill Williams will miss the final round clash of the Rugby Championship against Australia in Perth.
28 July 2019

Brodie Retallick suffers injury setback in All Blacks' draw against South Africa

New Zealand lock Brodie Rettalick has suffered an injury blow during the recently concluded Rugby Championship encounter against All Blacks in Wellington that ended in a 16-16 draw.
28 July 2019

Video Highlights: Australia beat Argentina 16-10 in Brisbane

Christian Leali'ifano made a comeback with 11 points while Reece Hodge scored the solitary try for Australia as they defeated Argentina 16-10 in the second round of the Rugby Championship in Brisbane on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
27 July 2019

Video Highlights: South Africa manage draw against All Blacks to remain at top

A late try from Herschel Jantjies proved vital as Springboks came from behind to draw the Rugby Championship encounter against New Zealand 16-16 in Wellington on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
27 July 2019

Australia overcome Argentina with 16-10 win in Brisbane

Australia bounced back from their defeat against South Africa with a 16-10 win over Argentina in the second round of the Rugby Championship in Brisbane on Saturday.
27 July 2019

Late try from Herschel Jantjies help South Africa to 16-16 draw against New Zealand

Herschel Jantjies scored the decisive try in the closing stage while Handre Pollard kicked the conversion as South Africa managed a 16-16 draw against New Zealand in the second round of the Rugby Championship at Westpac Stadium.
27 July 2019

Michael Hooper impressed by James O'Connor

Australia captain Michael Hooper said he is excited to see James O'Connor in action ahead of the Rugby Championship encounter against Argentina in Brisbane.
26 July 2019

Argentina make five changes for clash against Australia

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has made five changes for the upcoming Rugby Championship clash against Australia to be played in Brisbane this weekend.
25 July 2019

James O'Connor and Christian Lealiifano in Australia's match-day squad for encounter against Argentina

James O'Connor is set to make his first appearance for Australia in six years after he was named on the bench by head coach Michael Cheika for the second-round clash in the Rugby Championship against Argentina in Brisbane.
25 July 2019

Beauden Barrett at full-back and Richie Mo'unga at fly-half for New Zealand against South Africa

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named Crusaders star Richie Mo’unga at fly-half for the second round of the Rugby Championship against South Africa to be played in Wellington on Saturday.
25 July 2019

Duane Vermeulen to lead South Africa against New Zealand

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named Duane Vermeulen as the captain for the second round of the Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand to be played in Wellington this weekend.
24 July 2019

South Africa narrow down gap over fourth placed England in World Rugby Rankings

South Africa have reduced the gap over fourth placed England in the World Rugby Rankings following their 35-17 win over Australia in Johannesburg.
23 July 2019

Sonny Bill Williams set to return from injury ahead of Springboks clash

New Zealand international Sonny Bill Williams is in line to make a comeback from injury in the upcoming round of the Rugby Championship against South Africa this weekend.
23 July 2019