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All Blacks 21 v Argentina 5

The new kids on the block faces an almighty task as they take on the best side in the world in their own backyard. MATCH...

Perth likely to be a battle for runner-up

Under pressure ... the respective coaches, Robbie Deans and Heyneke Meyer, enter this encounter with critics banging at the door. DateSeptember 7, 2012 Paul Cully Photo: John...

Boks focus on today’s Wallabies, not last year’s cup

SPRINGBOKS supporters still wince when reminded of it, but South African coaching staff will not be using the horrid memories of last year's World...

Wallabies forwards get rev-up from White

SPRINGBOKS World Cup-winning coach Jake White has called on the Wallabies forwards to dramatically lift their standards against South Africa tomorrow night, otherwise they...

No Carter for AB’s

Ace flyhalf Dan Carter has pulled out of the All Blacks side for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against Argentina, forcing a sixth New Zealand...

Meyer rings the changes

DHL Western Province No 8 Duane Vermeulen will make his Springbok debut against Australia in Perth on Saturday, in South Africa’s third test in...

Boks likely to drop Bekker

The Springboks are likely to drop lock Andries Bekker for their Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Perth on Saturday. Beeld reports that Bekker will...

Aussies name one debutant for Bok clash in Perth.

In contrast to the old days when Eddie Jones and Jake White would slyly wait till the last minute to make announcement of their...

Pumas for Kiwi clash

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Boks ‘need’ defensive wall – Meyer

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer said the Springboks will have to put up an impenetrable defensive wall against Australia when they meet in their...

Bok captain backs Heyneke

South Africa's players believe in the game plan employed by coach Heyneke Meyer and the environment around the team allows them the freedom to...

Goosen & Vermeulen added to Bok squad

DHL Western Province No 8 Duane Vermeulen and Toyota Free State Cheetahs flyhalf Johan Goosen are the two uncapped players that have been added...

Boks searching for balance

The Boks struggle when their game plan does not come off and are not at all creative on attack. Alan Solomons, Sport24 The Springboks were...

Fuming Mallett has a go at Boks

Nick Mallett just about blew a gasket in the studio after the inept display by the Springboks in Mendoza. Article by Boertjie OK, I can't really...

Bok ratings: Meltdown in Mendoza

The Springboks slumped to a fortuitous 16-all draw in Mendoza on Saturday to all but hand the Rugby Championship to the All Blacks. The two-time...

Argentina 16 v Springboks 16

The Boks travel to Mendoza to tackle the Argies on their home turf in their debut season of the Rugby Championship. MATCH DETAILS: South Africa versus...

All Blacks 22 v Australia 0

It's Bledisloe II and it is not going to be any easier for the Wallabies as they take on the All Blacks at the...

All Blacks team named

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen had at least three reasons to make just the one change to his team to take on the Wallabies...

Alberts in at 8 for Daniel

The Springbok team preparing for the second Castle Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday received a huge boost when Bryan Habana...

Bok injury update

Injured Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis will undergo surgery on Tuesday to correct serious damage to ligaments in his right knee which he sustained...

Burden called up to Bok squad

The Springbok squad that will be travelling to Argentina was named in Cape Town on Saturday evening, with Craig Burden coming in for the...

Springboks 27, Pumas 6

The Springboks kick off their campaign against old friends, the Pumas, in Newlands Cape Town. MATCH DETAILS: South Africa versus Argentina (14th test) DHL Newlands Cape Town, South...

Australia 19, All Blacks 27

It is the start of the Rugby Championship and also an important Bledisloe Cup fixture which kicks off a Super Saturday of rugby! MATCH DETAILS: Australia...

White Card extended to CRC

The Disciplinary Rules trial in place during the Super Rugby tournament will extend to The Rugby Championship, with the new system being fully reviewed...

Read back for Blacks, as is SBW

The All Blacks team to play Australia in the opening Investec Rugby Championship match at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, on Saturday 18 August has been...

Keegan is at 8

Springbok centre Frans Steyn will on Saturday play in his 50th Test for South Africa when they take on Argentina in the opening round...

Chili out, Liebenberg in

Springbok hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle on Wednesday withdrew from the Springbok squad because of a knee injury. DHL Stormers hooker Tiaan Liebenberg has replaced Ralepelle in...

Hernandez back for Pumas

Argentina flyhalf Juan Martin Hernandez will make his first test appearance in three years in the Rugby Championship match against South Africa on Saturday. SuperSport.com The...

Spies out of Rugby Championship

Springbok No 8 Pierre Spies was on Tuesday ruled out of The Castle Rugby Championship because of an injury to his left ring finger. Spies,...

Boks get ready for free kick onslaught

Although the Pumas' scrum is a major threat the Boks are more concerned about dealing with a torrent of free kicks at Newlands. Michael de...

Full house likely at Newlands

Newcomers Argentina may be the weakest outfit by IRB ranking in the Castle Rugby Championship, but the novelty of their first match in the...

Wobblies going for gold

During the June Tests some insiders (but not Robbie Deans) told me that the Wallabies have pinpointed Saturday’s Test against the All Blacks as...

It’s in them bones: Boks to triumph

It did not come to me in a form of a dream. It manufactured out of pure Saffa arrogance. Last year I predicted England...

Rugby Championship trophy unveiled

The Rugby Championship will be one of the world’s premier international rugby competitions and the new trophy that will represent the ultimate symbol of...

Conrad Smith out for 6 weeks

The All Blacks' midfield stocks have taken a further blow with Conrad Smith sidelined for around six weeks following eye surgery. Sport24 According to the stuff.co.nz website,...

Dingo Deans prepare to attack

International rugby works in cycles, with leading coaches often arguing over what is supposedly the dominant force - attack or defence - and how...

Refs for Rugby Championship announced

South Africa’s Craig Joubert and Jaco Peyper were included on the list of eight referees that will officiated in the forthcoming Castle Rugby Championship. The...

Soweto will host NZ

The Springboks will return to the FNB Stadium in Soweto for the final home Test of 2012 when they take on newly-crowned world champions...