Castle Rugby Championship

Rugby Championship draw for 2015

The Southern Hemisphere’s pre-eminent international competition gets underway on Friday 17 July when the three-time winners of The Rugby Championship, the All Blacks, host Argentina in Christchurch while the Wallabies and Springboks lock horns in Brisbane the following night. The…

Wallabies change two for Argentina

The Wallabies have announced two changes to their starting line-up for Saturdaynight’s final Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Mendoza. Queensland Reds lock Rob Simmons (concussion) has been ruled out of the encounter and will be replaced by provincial teammate James…

Bismarck gets start for Springboks

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen will be given as much time as possible to recover from injury while Bismarck du Plessis will start Saturday’s final round Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. This…

Springbok injury update

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen will be managed this week as he recovers from injury in the build-up to the final Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday. Vermeulen had to leave…

The weekend that was

The ABSA Currie Cup is taking shape and it is becoming more clear who will charge for the semi final spots in the next few weeks. The Rugby Championship is all but over but their is still the little matter…

Jean: ‘We were unstoppable’

Jean de Villiers believes his charges produced one of the great Springbok attacking performances at Newlands this past Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports for SArugbymag.co.za The Boks scored 20 points in the final 10 minutes of Saturday’s game. It was during…

Contepomi confident Pumas can make it

Argentina legend Felipe Contepomi believes four years of tough Rugby Championship competition will stand the Pumas in good stead going into England 2015. Contepomi, capped 87 times by the Pumas, was a key part of the ground-breaking team that reached…