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Monday, July 27, 2015

Michael Hooper cited for off the ball punch against Argentina

Wallaby Michael Hooper has been cited for striking following an off the ball incident during Australia's 34-9 Rugby Championship second round victory over Argentina in Mendoza. Hooper will appear before a SANZAR disciplinary hearing on Wednesday this week. MORE »

Monday, July 27, 2015

Wallabies set up crunch clash with All Blacks following win in Mendoza

The Wallabies defeated Argentina 34-9 in Mendoza on Saturday evening, ensuring a blockbuster Rugby Championship showdown against New Zealand in Sydney on Saturday 8 August, following the All Blacks' victory over South Africa. MORE »

Sunday, July 26, 2015

All Blacks score late to deny Springboks in another Ellis Park classic

Richie McCaw scored the winning try in his last ever international on South African soil, as New Zealand came from behind to claim a 27-20 victory in another classic, dramatic Test between the two great rivals at Ellis Park. MORE »

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Two Greatest Teams in the History of Rugby Face Off on Saturday

Tomorrow the Springboks host the All Blacks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, in what has been described by Sky Sports UK as a clash between the greatest two teams in the history of the sport. It's top ranked vs second ranked in week two of the condensed Rugby Championship. MORE »

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Heinrich Brussow back for Springboks vs All Blacks - Team Sheet

The Springboks have made eight changes to the side that were edged by the Wallabies on Saturday. The team to face New Zealand, for the 90th time, will feature the return of Heinrich Brussow, who last started for the Boks in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Wallabies snatch dramatic victory after Springboks fail to run down the clock

The Wallabies came from behind to win in Brisbane after the Springboks had tried to run the clock down with a lead and thirty seconds remaining. A penalty followed before Tevita Kuridrani scraped the turf to score a famous winning try and claim a 24-20 victory. MORE »

Saturday, July 18, 2015

All Blacks start Rugby Championship strong with Argentina win

The All Blacks touring squad to face South Africa next weekend has been selected following their convincing 39-18 victory over Argentina in the opening Rugby Championship 2015 match. It was New Zealand's 37th straight victory on home soil. MORE »

Friday, July 17, 2015

Stats and facts as old-look Australia host South Africa in Brisbane

Australia host South Africa on Saturday as Matt Giteau returns for the Wallabies after a four-year absence. Will Genia, Quade Cooper and Tevita Kuridrani also return to the starting lineup. Here's a look at some facts between the two sides and an interview with Giteau himself. MORE »

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Flyer Waisake Naholo set to make Test debut for All Blacks vs Argentina

The All Blacks team to play Argentina in the Rugby Championship opener in Christchurch on Friday 17 July has been named, with exciting winger Waisake Naholo to make his Test debut, and another new All Black, hooker Codie Taylor, named on the reserves bench. MORE »

Monday, July 13, 2015

Rugby Championship 2015 Fixtures

The Rugby Championship kicks off in Christchurch this Friday night with New Zealand hosting Argentina, before Australia welcomes South Africa to Brisbane the following evening. MORE »

Monday, October 06, 2014

All Blacks reaction at final whistle after dramatic loss to South Africa

All Blacks TV followed the reactions of the New Zealand players as they went down 27-25 in an incredibly tense finale to what was a great Test match against South Africa at Ellis Park. Hear from Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Dane Coles, and Richie McCaw shared their thoughts post match. MORE »

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Argentina beat the Wallabies to claim first ever win in Rugby Championship

Argentina beat the Wallabies for the first time since 1997, and in the process picked up their first ever win in the Rugby Championship since joining three years ago. The 21-17 victory was sealed with a Nicolas Sanchez penalty with five minutes to spare. MORE »

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Springboks edge All Blacks in another thriller between the two rivals

The battle between the top two teams in the world lived up to it's billing yet again, but this time it was the Springboks that beat the All Blacks 27-25, after another epic Test match. A long range penalty by Pat Lambie secured the win at the death. MORE »

Monday, September 29, 2014

All Blacks win Rugby Championship with bonus point win over Argentina

The All Blacks retained the Rugby Championship with a game to spare after claiming a 34-13 bonus point victory over Argentina on Saturday. Next weekend's fixture against South Africa shifts to a matter of pride, rather than the title being on the line. MORE »

Monday, September 29, 2014

Springboks' three late tries shock Wallabies in tough Test in Cape Town

A late flurry of tries gave the Springboks a convincing 28-10 victory over the Wallabies in Cape Town, but the final score doesn't reflect what happened for the majority of what was an extremely tight Rugby Championship Test match. MORE »

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cornal Hendricks and Richie McCaw tries from great All Blacks vs Springboks Test

The All Blacks proved too composed yet again as they maintained their impeccable home record with a hard-fought 14-10 victory over the Springboks in Wellington. It was a low scoring, tough Test match but still managed to provide two outstanding tries. MORE »

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Springboks snatch defeat from the jaws of victory as Wallabies win in Perth

The Springboks suffered a heartbreaking defeat in Perth as a dubious yellow card to Test centurion Bryan Habana turned the match on it's head, as the Wallabies fought back brilliantly to score late in the game and win 24-23 in the rain. MORE »

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Julian Savea scores a brace as All Blacks win comfortably vs Argentina

Julian Savea scored a brace of tries to take his tally to 26 in just 25 matches as the All Blacks beat Argentina 28-9 in Napier on Saturday. Los Pumas were highly competitive but a few key turning points allowed the home side to get a comfortable win. MORE »

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Springboks survive Salta scare after excellent Argentina performance

Argentina came within two points of recording their first ever victory over South Africa, but couldn't quite close out a game that they dominated for the most part. It took some substitutions and renewed vigour for the Boks to claim a tense 33-31 victory in Salta. MORE »

Saturday, August 23, 2014

All Blacks put 50 on the Wallabies to continue Eden Park domination

Richie McCaw bounced back from being yellow carded early on to score twice as the All Blacks thumped the Wallabies 51-20 at fortress Eden Park on Saturday. A week after their 12-12 draw the home side went up a notch, or ten, to score six tries. MORE »

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