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Ioane gets hat-trick as All Backs win third test

The All Blacks were just to good for the French in the first test as they beat them 49-14 on Saturday https://youtu.be/dIxjijFRZz8 France made a great...

Preview: Aussies v Ireland 3rd Test

There are going to be an almighty battle in Sydney on Saturday when the Irish and the Aussie meet in the third and final...

Preview – All Blacks v France 3rd Test

Calling any test match dead rubber is an insult specially when you play the All Blacks and with the controversial red card from last...

3rd Test Preview – Springboks v England

With the third and final test coming up this weekend Rassie Erasmus has decided to reshuffle the team somewhat as the series are already...

Parra to lead France in last test

France has made only two changes to their starting lineup for the final test against the All Blacks on Saturday. Morgan Parra will skipper the...

Two changes for Aussies final test against Ireland

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made two changes to his starting XV ahead of the Ireland Test series decider, to be played in Sydney...

Hansen pick four uncapped players for France

With the series sealed after the two test played against the French Hansen has mixed it up for the third and final test match...

All Blacks and England are world rugby’s most foul, but they don’t escape punishment

The All Blacks commit acts of foul play on the rugby field at a rate only matched by England writes BEN STRANG AND ANDY FYERS...

USA stun Scotland

USA caused a major shock in their June international clash with Scotland as they won 30-29 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston on Saturday. https://youtu.be/EGEdsKPr-p8 Scores...

Wales ease past Argentina to take series

Wales finished their June tour unbeaten with a comprehensive 30-12 victory over Argentina at Estadio Brigadier Lopez in Santa Fe on Saturday. It has been...

Carrot Ratings – Springbok outplay England again to take series

It maybe did not have the intensity of the first match but it sure was an improvement in some areas for Rassie Erasmus Springbok...

Nabetragting – Springboks seal the series in Bloefontein

If we did not had enough last week the Boks had to start bad again this week in Bloemfontein. It was a double celebration with...

Springboks do it again against England

The Springboks came back again to win the second test and the series on Saturday. They was just to good for the English as they...

Ireland get win over Aussies in second test

Ireland kept the series alive when the beat the Aussies 26-21 on Saturday in the second test. The Aussies had the perfect start when Beale...

Italy edge Japan

Italy claimed their first victory of the year when they beat Japan 25-22 in their June international at the Noevir Stadium in Kobe on...

Messy All Blacks clinch series against France

It was a messy performance from the All Blacks as they beat France 26-13 on Saturday. With the win they also won the series against...

Looking ahead – Springboks v England 2de test

It was a comeback that nobody expected but Rassie Erasmus team somehow turned things around in the first test last week but this week...

Preview – June Internationals

France will want to get back into the series but I am afraid it will be another All Black test win come Saturday. The French...

A few tweaks for Springboks second test against England

Tendai Mtawarira will make his 100th Test appearance for South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday in the second Test in the Castle Lager Incoming...

Teams for weekend test

The All Blacks and Aussies will host the French and Irish again this weekend for the second test matches between the nations.. Ireland had decided...

Still hard work ahead for Springboks

To think that all is now suddenly well with Springbok rugby is as much an far fetch idea as electric cars saving our planet. Although...

Exciting Brits joins Boks

Schalk Brits who thought he retired from rugby after winning another Premiership Title with his English club Saracens have been called up to the...

Erasmus reduces squad

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has reduced his squad for the last two matches of their three-Test series against England. It has been confirmed that...

Wales impress with win against Argentina

Wales have two wins from two outings for the June Internationals after they easily beaten Argentina 23-10. Argentina was poor and were not in the...

Springbok carrot rating

There was always the hope but in some way we did doubt the Springboks getting a win in the first test against England. After 18...

Nabetragting – Springboks stun England

It was 18 minutes of some brilliant rugby in that first half to take a comfortable 24-3 lead. At this moment I am sure most...

One of the greatest fightback see Springboks take first test

It was a remarkable test match which saw one of the best fight backs from the Springboks to win the first test 42-39. Nobody expected...

Georgia and Fiji take wins against Samoa and Tonga

Georgia and Fiji got their Pacific Nations Cup campaigns off to a winning start on Saturday as they saw off Tonga and Samoa respectively. The...

Japan beat Italy

Japan produced a polished all-round performance to see of Italy 34-17 at Oita Bank Dome in Oita in their first Test of the year...

All Blacks put 50 against France in first test

A brilliant second half gave the All Blacks a massive 52-11 victory over France in the first test on Saturday. The French were in the...

Preview – Australia v Ireland

Ireland take on Australia in the first game of a three-Test series to be played between the countries at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on...

Preview – All Blacks v France

One always think it will be crazy to even suggest that the France can beat the All Blacks and even more so at home,...

Looking ahead – Springboks v England 1st test

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has played his cards for the first of three test this weekend against England when he named his team. There was...

Three uncapped players for first test

S’busiso Nkosi, Aphiwe Dyantyi and RG Snyman will make their Springbok debuts on Saturday when South Africa face England in the opening Test of...

Feast of test match rugby

We shifting our focus from Super Rugby to full on Internationals this week with France, Ireland and England touring New Zealand Australia and South...

No Excuses – Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus offered no excuses for the Springboks’ disappointing 22-20 loss against Wales in Washington DC on Saturday writes SARugbyMag Wales scored their third and...

Nabetragting – Wales capitalize on Springboks mistakes

It was not the start that Rassie Erasmus would have wanted for his start as coach with a lost in the USA against a...

Wales down second string Springboks

It was a frustrating first test to watch with the Springboks making plenty of mistakes that gave Wales the win 22-20. The game never got...

Preview – Springboks v Wales

It is a bit of an unknown for us with this test match this weekend against Wales in the USA. Rassie Erasmus has included a...