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Wales loose Anscombe

As if it was not bad enough that Wales lost their impressive win record they also received the news that Gareth Anscombe will miss...

Weekend Rugby on SuperSport – World Cup warm-up matches in full swing

This weekend is another weekend full of rugby as we go into the second last week of Currie Cup. With that we are seeing test...

International Wrap – England, Ireland start World Cup preparation with a win

There was a few International matches played over the weekend as test nations are gearing up for the World Cup next month in Japan. Fiji...

Carrot Rating – Pollard shine for Boks in Salta

Before the start of the Rugby Championship, journalist ask Rassie Erasmus what is his expectations, and he replied first winning the Rugby Championship and...

Match Report – Springboks smash Argentina to take Championship

The Springboks have won the Rugby Championship for the first time since 2009 after beating Argentina in Salta 46-13. https://youtu.be/nKQMAQp5KGg It was a clinical display in...

Match Report – Aussies put more misery on All Backs in Perth

The All Blacks got handed some of their own medicine on Saturday when Australia beat them 47-26 outscoring them with six tries to four. A...

Test Preview – Argentina v Springboks

With the Rugby Championships in sight Rassie Erasmus have said that he will not just focusing on the Championship but at the bigger picture. In...

Test Preview – Australia v All Blacks

We have two massive test matches this weekend and it all starts in Australia when the Aussies host the All Blacks in the final...

Rassie goes with new front row

Tendai Mtawarira (loosehead prop), Bongi Mbonambi (hooker) and Trevor Nyakane (tighthead prop) will pack down in the Springbok front row when South Africa face...

Jones announce his England squad for Wales test

England will have a 33 player squad taking on Wales on Sunday as Eddie Jones prepare his team for the World Cup. No new players...

Creevy starts against Springboks

Last round of matches in this years Rugby Championship with everything still on the line for the Springboks, New Zealand and Australia. Argentina will host...

Carrot Ratings – Jantjies and Kolbe save Boks in Wellington

It was a draw but the test has much more importance than the end result. It was a massive test for both sides and they...

Match Report – Aussies with the win over Argentina

Not the best test match with just too many mistakes but the Aussies were better overall and deserved their 16-10 win over Argentina. There was...

Match Report: Kolbe – Jantjies magic secure a draw in Wellington

It was a massive test match with no inch given by both sides and at the end the scoreboard could not even separate the...

Test Preview – Australia v Argentina

Both sides coming off a loss last weekend and both needing to get a win this weekend so all to play for when Australia...

Test Preview – All Blacks v Springboks

As coaches neither Steven Hansen nor Rassie Erasmus will need to do too much motivational talks to get their players up for this weekend...

Hansen starts with Mo’unga at ten

Even the All Black coach needs to try some things before a World Cup and it is clear to see in his selection for...

Stats and Facts – All Blacks v Springboks

Last year's epic win by 36-34 was the Springboks' first-ever victory over the All Blacks at Wellington's Wespac Stadium - the venue where the...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

Vermeulen take lead against All Backs

Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen will lead the Springboks against the All Blacks on Saturday, when the two traditional rivals clash in Wellington in...

Match Report – Argentina push All Blacks all the way

Argentina came so close to cause a major upset on Saturday against New Zealand but had to settle for a 20-16 defeat by the...

Match Report – Bonus point win, cannot ask for a better start from Springboks

We said it from the start that this Rugby Championship will be more than just few games leading into the World Cup, but Rassie...

Carrot Ratings – Not perfect but good start

The team was labelled a so-called second string side, which from an Aussie point of view is not a good that they lost it. Most...

Championship Test Preview – South Africa v Australia

There are so much more to this test match than just the Rugby Championship and both coaches knows this as their main focus is...

Jantjies X 2 for Springbok halfback combination against Aussies

Eben Etzebeth will lead the Springboks on Saturday against the Wallabies in the first Rugby Championship test. We also see Rynhardt Elstadt and Herschel Jantjies...

O’Conner sign two year deal with Australia and Reds

The Wallabies have signed utility back James O' Conner on a two year deal after he return from Europe. He will be playing for the...

Argentina name their squad for All Blacks

Argentina have named their squad for the Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks in Buenos Aires. This includes four European players in Stade Francais...

Dyantyi out with hamstring injury

Springboks and Lions wing Aphiwe Dyantyi was ruled out of this weekend match against Australia in Johannesburg after the wing picked up a hamstring injury. Dyantyi...

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks with first win in 62 years

Fiji sent out a warning to Rugby World Cup rivals when ending 62 years of disappointment by hammering the Maori All Blacks 27-10 in...

Waratahs loose Foley as exodus continue

The exodus of players is not just isolated to South Africa and are felt in all the SANZAAR regions. The Waratahs has confirmed that Wallaby...

Beauden Barrett complete move to Blues

Beauden Barrett has left the franchise he has been for the better part of eight years and 125 matches in the yellow and black...

Rassie have a plan for Rugby Championship

Rassie Erasmus is a man with a plan for this years Rugby Championship. It may not be everyones cup of tea but then again it...

Maori All Blacks named for Fiji clash

The Maori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan has today named the first side of the 2019 season, to play Rugby World Cup hopefuls,...

Bright winter treat for Bok supporters in Pretoria

There’s nothing like watching your Springbok heroes live in action, and that is exactly what a big group of Bok fans experienced as their...

O’Conner and Pocock travels to South Africa

James O'Connor and David Pocock will travel to Johannesburg to link up with the squad. Both players will only be training with the squad ahead...

Cheika send a strong squad to face Boks in Johannesburg

The Vodacom Castle Rugby Championships is around the corner and the Wallabies are on their way to South African to face the Springboks in...

Hansen name his first squad for 2019

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Steve Hansen have named the squad for the first two matches of the Investec Rugby Championship against Argentina...